The Burning of Notre Dame and the Symbolism of Faith

From Pixabay

When a fire raged at Notre Dame on the afternoon (well, afternoon in the U.S.) of April 15th, my social media feed was filled with stories, live feeds, and remembrances of friends who had traveled to the grand cathedral.

Construction began in 1163, and a mere 182 years later in 1345, it was finished. It’s hard to imagine anything taking 182 years to build these days…