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Oktoberfest and Michaelmas

Posted: Friday, October 25th, 2013 @ 12:50 pm in Festivites, Liturgical Calendar, Time After Pentecost | 2 Comments »

This past Oktoberfest I was wondering if there was a connection between that grand fest and the feast of Michaelmas. ¬†Bavaria is the main part of Germany that remained Catholic after the reformation, so it was hard to believe there was no connection. ¬†However, the current Oktoberfest stems from the royal wedding of King Ludwig […]