Abbaye1500

Abbaye1500 is a free application to accompany anyone wishing to go on the pilgrimage on the St-Maurice Abbey site, created on the occasion of its jubilee. It’s extremely easy to use, accessible to everybody whatever their approach as a pilgrim. There are meditation texts, gestures to make individually or as a family, recordings of songs and a children’s story. It can accompany a few minutes’ personal reflection like carrying out a pilgrimage to St Maurice on the martyrdom site.

The application guides the pilgrim on a itinerary of six stages within the Basilica and secondly, the “tablet route” which leads from the Basilica to the Vérolliez Chapel on the Martyrs’ Field over about 2 kilometres and meeting four personalities who left their mark on the history of the Abbey. At each stage there is a text and audio recording – an edition for adults and a children’s version.

The Abbey was built in 515 in St Maurice / Valais / Switzerland by St Sigismond, King of Burgundy. He wanted to commemorate the martyrdom around the year 390 of a troop of Egyptian Roman soldiers commanded by Maurice. St Théodule, Bishop of Valais, had previously had a chapel built in honour of the martyrs on the site of the Abbey. Since the 12th century, the Abbey canons have followed the rules of St Augustine.
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New audio story for the Child mode
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Additional Information

Updated
September 21, 2014
Size
41M
Installs
100+
Current Version
1.0
Requires Android
3.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Agence ProgAccès
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