Tag Archives: Notre-Dame de Paris

A good article in Crisis about France. Fr. Z adds a short rant.

From the onset I have hoped that the burning of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame will “spark” the Faith in Paris and in France.  And I don’t think that it is a mere “coincidence” that the famous church burned.   It may … Continue reading

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Fundraising idea for #NotreDame

I’ve been chatting with a friend.  Here’s an idea. Those who are responsible for Notre Dame Cathedral might sell cubes of charred wood and vault from the burned roof.   Say, 1 cm (5 cm for a lot more).   This would … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Interview with Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier

Here is an interview with Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier, the priest military chaplain to the firefighters of Paris.  He was a member of the FSSP. Generally accurate translation (by someone out there): ‘I am Father Fournier, chaplain-major at the Paris Fire … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Interior of #NotreDame after the fire. WHEW!

This video… I hope it works… show the interior. It could have been a LOT worse! One thing that occurs to me is, Holy Cow! could our forebears build!  And, the sheer size of the place helped to isolate the … Continue reading

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VIDEO – The last rite in #NotreDame was… this?

I am not sure what the schedule was for Palm Sunday at Notre-Dame de Paris, but here is their video of Vespers. Just after this, the fire started. There are views of many things now destroyed… some marvelous, some dreadful. … Continue reading

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Fr. Z rants about #NotreDame fire and the Faith in the Church’s “eldest daughter”

  In 1 Peter 2:2-5 we read: As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation: If so be you have tasted that the Lord is sweet. Unto whom coming, as to a living stone, … Continue reading

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Inside burning #NotreDame a human chain saved relics, Blessed Sacrament. Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier – OORAH!

UPDATE: I was told today, that Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier had been in the FSSP.   ___ There is an interesting piece at Breitbart today about the rescue of relics and important objects from Notre-Dame Cathedral as the roof burned. They … Continue reading

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An early ALLELUIA for the vaulting of #NotreDame – It held!

The wooden roof over the stone vaulting of the nave of Notre-Dame of Paris burned and the great spire came down. But the vaulting held! Only a small part came down. Inside #NotreDame. Only a small part of the vault … Continue reading

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Fire – roof of Notre Dame of Paris – Will this shock awaken the Faith?

What a dreadful story. Fire – roof of Notre Dame of Paris. BBC CNBC I wonder if this dreadful shock will awaken the Faith of the Church’s eldest daughter. UPDATE: A recording I made with Voice Memo of the bells … Continue reading

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Friday after Ash Wednesday … once The Feast of the Crown of Thorns

UPDATE: A reader has sent photos from the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris where she saw the relic exposed! She wrote: I was impressed by the huge crowd and most went up to venerate the Crown. The service was … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on the suicide at Notre-Dame de Paris

Over at the blog of the gentlemanly though trouble-making canonist Ed Peters (aka The Canonical Defender) there is a post about the ramifications of the suicide at Notre-Dame in Paris.  Suicide—whatever mental/emotional problems induce some to commit it and which … Continue reading

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PARIS: Notre Dame gets new bells for her 850th birthday – video

We Catholics love our bells.  Bells are, traditionally, not just blessed but “baptized”.  They are given names as well. From The History Blog: Notre Dame gets new bells for her 850th birthday Notre Dame de Paris, the Gothic cathedral that … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame de Paris to change its bells!

From The Guardian:   Ding dang … Notre Dame moves to scrap out-of-tune bells Paris cathedral’s move to replace its old bells with new ones for its 850th anniversary fails to chime with heritage lobby Their names sound pretty enough … Continue reading

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