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The Jacquemart atop Notre Dame  
   

The Jacquemart atop Notre Dame

This was installed by Philippe of Burgundy in 1383. There is a gorgeous story about this Jacquemart...In the 17th century, people joked about his bachelor status, so in 1651 a companion was added, Jacqueline. A little Jacquelinet was added in 1714, followed by his sister, Jacquelinette, in 1884.
Faith, food and fellowship…

July 26th 2016
The morning service on Sunday at Notre Dame was warm and welcoming. Although completely in French, some could be understood well enough. During the service, a beautiful-hearted young novice spoke eloquently and passionately, encouraging hope and faith over fear in the light of the tragedies in France and other parts of Europe. Moving. A leisurely coffee was enjoyed quietly at a nearby cafĂ ... read more
Europe » France » Burgundy » Dijon

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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