Religious Rite Held at Downs, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-04


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Religious Rite Held at Downs DownsLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky June 3 Historic Churchill Downs was the site of a great religious rite last Sunday May 30 when 50000 people came to the South Louisville course in perfect weather to participate in the twentysecond annual Holy Name Corpus Christi procession The day was dedicated to the All Highest in special observance if the twentyfifth anniversary of the spiritual leadership of His Excel ¬ lency Most Rev John A Floersh who came to the local diocese in June 1923 The Most Reverend John A Floersh acted as celebrant and he was assisted by newly ordained priests and deacons

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