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Father Nick Redmond Reflects on Recent Visit to the Cathedral of Notre Dame

Photo/Michael Mickle

Father Nick Redmond recently returned to the Diocese of Richmond from a visit to Paris, France. While abroad, he had the opportunity to concelebrate Mass at the Cathedral of Notre Dame. After learning of the devastating fire that ravaged the famed cathedral, a worldwide symbol of Christianity, on Monday, April 15, Father Redmond reflected on the tragedy, calling it “devastating” and “heartbreaking.”

“When I prayed my rosary today, I offered it for the people of France,” said Father Redmond. “I think all the people need to pray for the people of France.”