Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School’s senior class and high school choir joined the state of Alabama’s Unified Judicial System officials in celebrating the 44th Annual Red Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in downtown Montgomery on October 2, 2017. The Most Reverend Thomas J. Rodi, Archbishop of Mobile, celebrated the Mass.
The tradition of the Red Mass goes back many centuries in Rome, Paris, and London. It is the Solemn Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit celebrated generally near the beginning of the Judicial Year and attended by judges, lawyers, and court officials of all faiths for the purpose of invoking God’s blessing and guidance in the administration of justice.
Choir teacher, Ms. Kate Gates and the Montgomery Catholic high school choir sang at the 44th Annual Red Mass.
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School’s Class of 2018 is pictured with Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi at the reception following Mass.