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VEXILLA REGIS · 4d ago

PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART SIX

NOTRE DAME DE PARIS Few Cathedrals have the same iconic status in relation to their city that Notre Dame de Paris has in Paris. Six hundred and seventy two years have passed s...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1w ago

PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART FIVE

PARIS AND THE CHURCH - PART V Under a clear blue sky etched with vapour trails, the beautiful gilt dome of the Royal Eglise du Dome at Les Invalides stands forth in the early morning...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

THE BANNERS OF THE KING

THE BANNERS OF THE KING Our very first Post is reproduced here - it is worth reflecting where we are now : BENEDICT XVI ADJUSTS THE SAILS ON PETER’S BARQUE AND SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN THE OFFIC...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

BETTER TIMES PAPA SAYS

"                         Born: 2 June 1835,        Died: 20 August 1914, 
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

PERSPECTIVE - A SENSE OF HISTORY

This Post from 2011 was repeated in 2016, but the recent "quick as a flash"   acceptance of Cardinal Scola's resignation, automatically tendered on his 75th Birthday, by Pope Francis, tells ...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART FOUR

LA MADELEINE -  The  Church under the Patronage of Saint Mary Magdelen There are many strange histories attaching to churches, but not too many more strange than that attaching to La...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART THREE

PARIS AND THE CHURCH - PART THREE View from  Montmartre - in the centre Left we see the uninspiring bulk of Saint Eustache and beyond it the noble dome of Saint G...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART TWO

St.Sulpice Paris - austere magnificence rather than beauty: here shown on 9 .9.2009 under restoration - the sheer size of the church is concealed by the architectural proportions - but not...
VEXILLA REGIS · 1W ago

PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART ONE

Originally Posted  :  Friday, August 17, 2012 PARIS AND THE CHURCH PART I 6.00 am MUNICH HAUPTBAHNHOF - OUR TGV AWAITS DEPARTURE FOR PARIS To love Paris is to be the ess...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2W ago

THE REAL MARTIN LUTHER PART II THE JEWS - AGAIN WE APOLOGISE

CRANACH'S PR PICTURE OF LUTHER NOT QUITE THE MAN WE FIND A Warning from St Thomas More on Luther: “The gentle reader must forgive me if much that occurs offends his feelings. Nothing ...