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Oldenburg in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Corpus Christi Procession Route

 
 
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By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Corpus Christi Procession Route Marker
Inscription. Located due north is the 1st of 4 chapels used in the procession. This annual devotion honors the Blessed Sacrament (Corpus Christi) on the 9th Sunday after Easter. It was first celebrated here in 1846, but originated in 13th century Germany. This solemn and colorful march follows a 1-mile route through woods, meadow & village streets.

Adoremus in aeternum sanctissimum Sacramentum

 
Erected 1993 by Friendly Village Marchers & Freudenfest.
 
Location. 39° 20.528′ N, 85° 12.234′ W. Marker is in Oldenburg, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Pearl Street north of Vine Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oldenburg IN 47036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hackman General Store (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Academy of the Immaculate Conception (about 600 feet away); Father Franz Joseph Rudolf (about 600 feet away); Immaculate Conception Convent (about 700 feet away); Town of Oldenburg (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Corpus Christi Procession Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Corpus Christi Procession Route Marker
View to north along Pearl Street
Old Stone Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ben Franklin III (approx. 8.1 miles away); Metamora Grist Mill (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldenburg.
 
Additional comments.
1. Latin Phrase
The Latin phrase on the marker, "Adoremus in aeternum sanctissimum Sacramentum", is the first part of a Catholic Eucharistic hymn and means, "We will adore for eternity the most holy Sacrament."
    — Submitted January 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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