During the traditional May Crowning, May 1, an image or likeness of the Blessed Virgin Mary is crowned to signify her as Queen of Heaven and the Mother of God.
Photos include:Students from St. Mary School in Garden City stand next to the crowned Mary. Alexa is the youngest girl in St. Mary School and Jessica is the oldest. Second grade students led the ceremony by singing “Holy Mary”.
Students from Sacred Heart Cathedral School in Dodge City and Father Ted Skalsky gather around the grotto for the crowning, prayer and song.