Tag: notre-dame cathedral

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Re-Post: “The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame”

I wrote this post last Good Friday, just days after a catastrophic fire devastated one of the most beloved sites in all of Christendom. That fire united the world in grief and horror in ways I don’t think any of us expected–yet a startling gift in the ruins reminded everyone just in time for Good Friday that “God is not dead, nor doth he … Read More Re-Post: “The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame”

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The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame

Then the young hero (who was God almighty) Got ready, resolute and strong in heart. He climbed onto the lofty gallows-tree, Bold in the sight of many watching men, When He intended to redeem mankind. –From “The Dream of the Rood” (Anglo-Saxon, 8th century, trans. Richard Hammer in 1970) Today is Good Friday, the first day of the Easter Triduum. This is the day … Read More The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame