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The Cathedral  

The Cathedral

Saints and sinners

July 29th 2012
Today we left Rouen and headed off to Mont Saint Michel. On the way we stopped off in Lisieux. Our first stop was the Basilica, which was built in the 1920’s (very Art Deco). Entering the Basilica was an awe inspiring experience for us both. We attended the pilgrims’ liturgy, which was done respectfully and with reverence. One thing that surprised us was the huge ciborium; it looked like an ic ... read more
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