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Date:
October 24, 2014
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

Organizer

St. Thomas More Society
Email:
UMStThomasMore@gmail.com

St. Thomas More Catholic Legal Society at the University of Mississippi School of Law cordially invite you to the Inaugural Red Mass

Bishop Jospeh R. Kopacz, Diocese of Jackson, presiding

Followed by a Dinner Reception in the parish hall

Sponsored by St. John Knights of Columbus

Entry is a free-will offering with proceeds going to the Thomas More Society to support its mission to include Catholic teaching in law and public policy. 

Please RSVP or make inquiries to UMStThomasMore@gmail.com by October 20, 2014

The Red Mass is a Mass of the Holy Spirit which is celebrated annually at the opening of the judicial year. This Thirteenth Century European custom received its name from the red color of vestments worn by the celebrant and the scarlet robes word by the Lord High Justices. In the United States today, a Red Mass is celebrated in many dioseses across the nation and is attended by judges, lawyers, public officials, law faculty, students and graduates.