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Subdeacon Joe

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  1. It seems that many of the relics and works of art were saved. Including, maybe, the organ. Also, the main altar. https://people.com/travel/notre-dame-theatre-artifacts-saved-some-uncertain-crown-of-thorns/ http://fortune.com/2019/04/16/notre-dame-fire-saved-relics-crown-of-thorns/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/notre-dame-cathedral-on-fire-crucifix-altar-cross-paris/ Sts. Michael, Barbara, and Florian were working overtime to protect the crazy-brave firefighters who went in and saved the relics and art.
  2. I've been reading through the messages left. Notes from all over the globe.
  3. Any bets on how long before a white one replaces it?
  4. https://www.news.com.au/world/europe/jesus-christs-crown-of-thorns-likely-destroyed-in-notre-dame-fire/news-story/479c5ced6b0ec8be4821e11fc694bc99 1,671 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy Father Fournier, Chaplain of the Paris Firefighters, told reporters he went into the burning cathedral to save the Blessed Sacrament and Crown of Thorns. The tunic of Saint Louis, another prized — and saved — French relic, has been dated back to the 13th century. Fears were growing that Jesus Christ’s Crown of Thorns could’ve been destroyed in the devastating Notre Dame fire after the blaze gutted much of the cathedral’s roof and toppled its spire.
  5. https://www.news.com.au/world/europe/jesus-christs-crown-of-thorns-likely-destroyed-in-notre-dame-fire/news-story/479c5ced6b0ec8be4821e11fc694bc99 Parisian firefighters have put their lives on the line to save some of the world’s most priceless relics, forming a human chain inside the burning Notre Dame to salvage Jesus Christ’s Crown of Thorns. Mayor Anne Hidalgo thanked the city’s first responders in a tweet, revealing they had formed a “formidable human chain to save the works” of Notre Dame. “The Crown of Thorns, the tunic of Saint Louis and several other major works are now in a safe place,” Ms Hidalgo wrote in a translated tweet. View image on Twitter 1,671 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy Father Fournier, Chaplain of the Paris Firefighters, told reporters he went into the burning cathedral to save the Blessed Sacrament and Crown of Thorns. The tunic of Saint Louis, another prized — and saved — French relic, has been dated back to the 13th century. Fears were growing that Jesus Christ’s Crown of Thorns could’ve been destroyed in the devastating Notre Dame fire after the blaze gutted much of the cathedral’s roof and toppled its spire.
  6. From the Denver Post: A couple prepare a meal on their camper at Rocky Mountain Lake Park autocamp in Denver s Berkeley neighborhood in this photo dated between 1918and 1920. The grill and other kitchen items sit on a drawer that slides underthe car. Clothing and bags are hung on the inside of the camper and are exposed bycanvas flaps that are rolled up. The windows are covered with screen.
  7. Glide. Yeah, The Book said six nautical miles for every 5,000 feet of altitude. But pilots were advised to bail out.
  8. Some brightness in the gloom: François-Henri Pinault — chairman and CEO of Kering, the French-based luxury group behind Gucci, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent and other world-renowned brands — has pledged over $110 million towards the rebuilding of the Notre Dame cathedral.
  9. A bit of good news: François-Henri Pinault — chairman and CEO of Kering, the French-based luxury group behind Gucci, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent and other world-renowned brands — has pledged over $110 million towards the rebuilding of the Notre Dame cathedral.
  10. My bet is accidental. Someone didn't make sure the charcoal in the censer was out before dumping it into the trash.
  11. I bet it will come down to someone dumping the charcoal from the center into a trash can without making sure it wasn't still burning. Such a shame.
  12. Now, now. I bet there are ways that you will make a wonderful Horrible Example.
  13. Caption says from the 1890s I did find one page that dated the photo in the opening post as 1885. No date on the one below, just "Ute Indians on the Ute Pass Wagon Road." http://www.utepasshistoricalsociety.org/ute-pass-history/
  14. About 47 years in the future, going from the date they started selling berries, pies, preserves, and fried chicken.
  15. Joe Lovell 17 hrs · Outdoor RevivalLike Page April 11 at 4:30 PM · The sturgeon-nosed canoe, also known as a Kootenay Canoe or Kootenay-nosed Canoe, was a distinctive canoe style used by the Sinixt, Ktunaxa and Kalispel First Nations in Interior British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest into the last century.
  16. From Facebook. No date given for the photo.
  17. Well, you can see a fair distance. When we drove across country a few years back - took 80 and once we got into the central area it was flat like that It seemed very strange to not see mountains. Almost disorienting.
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