Fronleichnam is the name given to Corpus Christi – a date in the Catholic Church calendar that is celebrated 60 days after Easter.
It is only a public holiday in some parts of Germany.
The day generally starts with a Church service – often held in the open air. This is then followed by a procession through the town, often stopping at decorated altars en route.
Often the parish will hold their annual f├¬te after the procession, giving an opportunity for families to spend the afternoon together and hopefully enjoy the fine weather.
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