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.

Things like this remind us to avoid falling into the trap that disasters happen to other people. It’s always someone else… until it’s your turn.


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  1. Julia_Augusta says:

    What is the lady in purple doing up there?

    [The point here is not to pick on their strange liturgical choices. That’s for another discussion. The point is to show the last images before the fire, a dramatic before and after.]

  2. BrionyB says:

    I think we are all wondering that…

  3. sallyr says:

    How beautiful and how profoundly sad. The wooden choir stalls must all be gone. Those in attendance were the last to see this noble, orderly and peaceful cathedral.

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