“Blue Mass” honoring public safety personnel to be held October 1st in Wilmington
September 10, 2021 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Annual Blue Mass to honor those who serve our community in the public safety sector (police, fire, EMS, and military), will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Church, Cedar and Clayton Streets, in Wilmington. Current and retired first responders, military, and their families are invited to attend. The Mass will also be live-streamed on the Diocese of Wilmington’s YouTube Channel – YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm.
The Most Reverend William E. Koenig, newly-ordained Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, will preside at the Mass and will give the homily.
Although this will be a Catholic Mass, those of other faiths are warmly welcomed to attend, either in-person or via YouTube, and pray for those who risk their lives for the sake of public safety. More information is available at cdow.org/bluemass.
The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington was established in 1868 and comprises 56 parishes, 18 missions and 27 schools serving the State of Delaware and the nine counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. There are over 240,000 Catholics in the diocese. Information about the diocese is available at www.cdow.org.
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Contact: Bob Krebs