70th Annual Red Mass

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The Red Mass invokes God’s blessings and guidance in the administration of justice under the power of the Holy Spirit, and is a tradition that dates back many centuries to Rome, Paris and London. The name comes from the color of the vestments worn by the celebrants and the color of fire, a symbol of the Holy Spirit.

All are welcome to join us Sunday, October 2 via livestream!

Principal Celebrant – Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington
Homilist – Bishop John Oliver Barres, Bishop of Rockville Centre, NY


The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
1725 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA

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