The Red Mass

The Reverend Thomas E. Collins, President, Archbishop Stepinac High School, will celebrate the Annual Red Mass for the Judiciary, Attorneys, and Members of Law Enforcement and their families on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 6:00 pm at St. John the Evangelist Church, 148 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains, New York. The Red Mass is sponsored by the Catholic Lawyer’s Guild of the Archdiocese of New York and is a 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. In the United States, this practice was instituted by the Catholic Lawyer’s Guild in the New York Archdiocese in 1928. The public is invited to attend.