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Red Mass celebrated for legal community

By Bob Reddy (Florida Catholic) 11/17/2016 Invoking the Holy Spirit, Bishop Frank J. Dewane called upon legal professionals to have insight and grace and above all, be people of mercy. This was during annual Red Masses held Oct. 21 at St. Martha Parish in Sarasota and Oct. 26 at St. Catherine Parish in Sebring. Citing […]


Red Mass celebrated for legal community

Staff Report (Florida Catholic) 11/3/2016 The legal community of Sarasota, DeSoto and Manatee counties gathered Oct. 21 at St. Martha Parish in Sarasota for a Red Mass celebrated by Bishop Frank J. Dewane. A centuries-old tradition of the Church, the first recorded Red Mass was in Paris in 1245. Prayers to the Holy Spirit for […]


Red Mass celebrated for legal community

By Bob Reddy (Florida Catholic) 10/21/2015 With the idea that those who work in the judicial system have a duty to respect the dignity of everyone who comes before them, an annual Red Mass was held at St. Catherine Parish in Sebring for legal professionals in Highlands County. The Mass, which was celebrated by Bishop […]


Red Mass celebrated for legal community

By Bob Reddy (Florida Catholic) 04/01/2015 Bishop Frank J. Dewane invoked the Holy Spirit during a Red Mass for Catholic legal professionals on March 13 at St. Jude Parish in Sarasota. Bishop Dewane, who was joined by concelebrating priests, told the legal professionals they must be guided by the Holy Spirit to ensure they have […]


Red Masses celebrated for legal community

By Bob Reddy (Florida Catholic) 10/25/2013 Invoking the Holy Spirit, Bishop Frank J. Dewane recently called upon legal professionals to have insight and grace and above all be people of mercy. Bishop Dewane made these remarks during two Masses for legal professionals. The Red Masses, as they are called, one at St. Catherine Parish in […]