His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will celebrate the Annual Red Mass for the Judiciary, Attorneys, and Members of Law Enforcement and their families onThursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm at St. John the Evangelist Church. The Red Mass is sponsored by the Catholic Layer’s Guild of the Archdiocese of New York and is solemn religious ceremony asking God to guide the legal profession toward the administration of justice. The custom dates back to Europe in the 13th Century. The United States, the practice was instituted by the Catholic Lawyer’s Guild in the New York Archdiocese in 1938. Following the Mass, there will be a reception in the auditorium of St. John the Evangelist School located next to the Church. All are invited to attend.