We'll hear of many great legends of Paris today, including that of Saint Denis
(the one with his head in his hands). In the days when Rome still
persecuted Christians, he worked here to evangelize this pagan land. The
Roman army captured him and beheaded him with two of his colleagues on the
hill outside of town know now as Montmartre (the Mount of Martyrs).
Miraculously, the saint took his head in hand and marched north of town to the
site he chose for his tomb. All this happened a little over two hundred
years after the death of Jesus Christ. Christianity was the world's