Description: Catholic Day celebration of Missa Papae Marcelli, or Pope Marcellus Mass, a mass by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, attended by 50,000 people. Over 14 Clergymen joined approximately 1,400 uniformed members of 210 Holy Name Societies and 50 other societies in a processional and recessional. Pope Marcellus II reigned for three weeks in 1555.

Creation Date: 6/2/1935


Object ID: 35expofile69_14347.586

Copyright: non profit fair use exemption

Format: b/w photograph

Credit: City of San Diego Collection, California Pacific International Exposition Digital Archive

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