Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Fire Brigade Chaplain Rescued Crown of Thorns and Blessed Sacrament From Notre Dame Fire

The irreplaceable relic and the Blessed Sacrament was saved on Monday evening by the firefighters’ chaplain, Jean-Marc Fournier during the burning of the cathedral - the chaplain charged into the burning cathedral

Paris (kath.net/KAP) As the broadcaster KTO reported on Tuesday, the saving of the crown of thorns and the Blessed Sacrament was by the valor of the fire department's chaplain Jean-Marc Fournier. The chaplain of the Paris Fire Brigade went on Monday evening with a group of firefighters into the burning Notre-Dame Cathedral and had opened the tabernacle, as well as the reliquary in which the crown of thorns reposed. Fournier then hurried out of the cathedral with the monstrance. It was feared that the religious treasures would be lost by the fire. "Father Fournier is an absolute hero," KTO quoted a member of the emergency services: "He showed no fear at all, as he went straight to the relics in the cathedral and made sure that they were saved."

In 2015, the Parisian priest had comforted the wounded after the Bataclan massacre, the worst terrorist attack in Paris in this century. [One of the worst since Muslims invaded France in the 8th century] He has become the "hero of the Notre-Dame-fire,” said a paramedic: "He deals with life and death every day, and he shows no fear."

Trans Tancred vekron99@hotmail.com


AMDG

7 comments:

Anonymous said...


St. Agnes in Manhattan home of Traditionalists in 1992 also suffered a fire during Restoration. Pro-Aborts militants even once attacked the Church and declothing on steps.
Restoration, how many Churches have burnt during Restoration?

Anonymous said...

KnightFall tv series https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4555364/

Plot: Templars hid the Holy Grail Relic in Notre Dame Cathedral while Occultists try

destroy it. Were they after the destruction of the Holy Grail Relic?

Unknown said...

The "Blessed Sacrament" was rescued from the flames?
I have my doubts.
For anyone who has ever attended "Mass" at N-D-de-Paris, I can only say,
NON EST HIC.
The Sanctissimum has been absent for more than 50 years.

Tancred said...

Do you have proof of this?

Anonymous said...

That heroic priest should be made the next Archbishop of Paris.

Anonymous said...

You mean THE Holy Grail is hidden in ND? Wow.

Anonymous said...


Restoration work: Holy Shroud of Turin when it caught fire Shroud Miraculous saved

http://crc-internet.org/our-doctrine/catholic-counter-reformation/holy-shroud-turin/saved-from-flames/

Restoration work: Ancient Cathedral of Leon, May 29th, 1966 completely devasted

http://www.architecturerevived.com/leon-cathedral-spain/

January 1966, St. Michaels Cathedral in Alaska, Russian Orthodox

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/saint-michaels-cathedral


Restoration work: 1992 at Windsor Castle fire ignited in Private Chapel

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/windsor-castle-fire-20th-anniversary-1438057

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