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6--THE PROGRESS Fr;day, Ma>, 24, 1963 Thousands Pray For Peace On Mary's Day JOSEPH BAIRD, a first grader at Our Lady of Lourdes School, looks as though he's judging the size of the head of Our Lady's statue in preparation for his job as crown-carrier. Joe is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Baird. THE COURT from Our Lady of Lourdes School poses before the crowning of Blessed Virgin's statue. The girls, all eighth graders, are (from the left) Mary Dorian, Pamela Short, Susan Lamb who crowned the statue, Lynn Henderson and Karen Pompeo. First grader Joseph Baird was the crown bearer. Parochial school children marched in the procession. SGT. HUGH FERGUSON (center) of the Washington State Patrol gives parking instructions to John Flanigan, one of the many bus drivers bringing participants in Mary's Day ceremonies out to the seminary. This was the 25th year Sergeant Ferguson has directed traffic at the semi- nat 3 , and it will be his last as he retires May 1, 1964. With him is John Anthony, King County deputy sheriff who has been directing traffic at the ceremonies 18 years. 7,500 MEMBERS of the Archdiocese participated in Mary's Day cere- monies held Sunday under a hot spring sun_ Marchers, redtin the Rosary and singing traditional hymns in honorer Our Lady, proceeded around the seminary grounds before advancing to the outdoor altar in For Complete Text Of Msgr. Doogan Mary's Day Sermon, See Page 7. front of the main entrance of St. Edward's. The Rev. Jordan Donovan, O.F.M., was the celebrant of Benediction. Rt. Rev. Msgr. John P. Doogan preached. THE REV. JOHN J. KELLEY, S.J., executive vice president of Seattle University, preaches to the crowd of students who gathered for the Mass and crowning of the statue of the Blessed Mother held May 20 on the front lawn of the school. The ROTC drill team formed an honor guard. THE MOST REVEREND ARCHBISHOP Thomas A. Conndl|y greets Susan Lamb of Our Lady of Lourdes School who was chosen to" crown the statue of the Blessed Virgin at the traditional Mary's Day ceremonies held last Sunday at St. Edward Seminary. The Archbishop presided. Seattle U Honors Our Lady