Bishop Rupert Graf zu Stolberg invites to a festive Pontifical Mass
With a lively brass band and the prelude from "Praise the Lord" by James Curnow the festive Pontifical Mass started with the Munich Auxiliary Bishop Rupert Graf zu Stolberg-Stolberg. For the Wiesn divine service, which traditionally always takes place on the first Thursday, he had even come one day earlier from the Bishops' Conference. He was visibly pleased that so many believers had found their way to the Marstall festival tent to celebrate in a different way. "It impresses me that also in the nearby church of St. Paul during the Oktoberfest many people come to silence.