Christmas in Paris, Personal Notes

Midnight mass, a walk down Champs Elysees

0215 am: Christmas morning, just returned from attending a midnight mass at an Anglican parish close to the Champs Elysees. Surreally beautiful – a perfect mix of lovely setting, a great hymn selection, time tested tradition and a tinge of relevant, modern commentary – couldn’t have imagined a better way to get into the spirit of the day…

Two of my favourite images from the parish were its wooden nativity scene and its modestly furnished altar arrangement:


Restaurants and others were still wide open along the Champs Elysees, so the natural response to talk a post midnight stroll down Champs Elysees, and grab a midnight snack :-)…

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