The Remnant, Tess Mullins: Those who’ve walked the Pilgrimage to Chartres, France, know how difficult it is to take even a few steps more, once they finally arrive in the old City of Chartres. And yet just a short distance from Notre-Dame de Chartres is a place that for Catholics is well worth the effort.
It is the tomb of Fr. Franz Stock, a German priest who died alone in a Parisian hospital in February 1948, not yet forty-four years old, having run his frail body ragged in the service of French and German Catholics—Allied and Axis alike—during World War II. Story is here,