The Most Reverend Gerald T. Walsh, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New York, will celebrate the Annual Red Mass for the Judiciary, Attorneys, and Members of Law Enforcement and their families on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 92 South Lexington Avenue, White Plains, New York.
The Red Mass is sponsored by the Catholic Lawyers’ 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, the practice was instituted by the Catholic Lawyers’ Guild in the New York Archdiocese in 1938. The public is invited to attend.