History » 1939 - 1969 » 1934 Bringing Home Celebration

Summary of the 1934 Celebration
“Bringing Home”

A brief introduction:

Monday, 21 August 1934, solemn Requiem in the morning. Powerful and impressive address by Fr Alois Zeppenfeld. During the day many visitors to the shrine. In the vening the play: ‘Ave Imperatrix’ written by Fr Hermes for this day. About 4000 - 5000 in audience. Followed by the solemn interment, procession with torches over the playing fields. Fr Resch, the representative of Fr General in Rome, assisted by representatives from the Priests’ Federation, presided over the liturgy and burial. The parents, brothers and sisters of Hans Wormer, and the brother of Max Brunner were present. The graves of the fallen are beind the shrine. Only temporarily. At the moment plans are being drawn up for a worthy arrangement of the whole playing field. The cross on Brunner’s grave is the original one from the Neuville cemetery.

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