Sainte-Anne-la-Palud is a beach located at the foot of the Atlantic Ocean, near Douarnenez bay. It is also a chapel, related to Plonévez-Porzay. Standing on a former marsh (palud or palue), this place of worship, like no other, welcome each year one of the most important religious retreat in Brittany: the great forgiveness. This colorful film retraces the history of Sainte-Anne-la-Palud where, according to the tradition, a pilgrimage would have been established at the beginning of the 6th century by Saint Corentin and Saint Guénolé on land granted to Saint Anne by King Gradlon, after the submersion of the city of Is.
With amazing landcapes footage, fascinating testimonies and precious archival images, this program takes us on a walk in the footsteps of Saint Anne, accompanied by the pilgrims who, since the second half of the 18th century, date on which the pilgrimage really took off, come to pray to the mother of the Virgin Mary. This event is an exceptional opportunity to experience forgiveness as if you were there.
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1 x 52'
16:9 - HD
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