Tag Archives: Aachen

Twenty Churches in Twenty Days

We visited 20 churches on our trip to Europe last May. Here’s the breakdown by country: Switzerland 4, France 1, Germany 11, Netherlands 1, and Belgium 3. And by denomination: Roman Catholic 12, Lutheran /Evangelical 5, Presbyterian 2, Old Catholic … Continue reading

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Memorial Day in Belgium

We said good-bye to Charlemagne and piled into my friend Dan’s Volvo and headed west out of Aachen to Belgium and the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial. It was Saturday, May 26, 2012 and Memorial Day in Belgium. As American … Continue reading

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Charlemagne’s Chapel

Charlemagne was tired. Tired from the Saxon wars that went off and on for 30 years. Tired of the ventures in southern France and northern Spain and his battles there with Basques, Saracens and Visigoths. Tired of crossing the Alps … Continue reading

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