Bishop to celebrate mass for legal community

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The annual Red Mass, for those involved in the legal and judicial systems, will be held on October 1 at St. Joseph Cathedral.

Most Reverend Bishop Richard Malone will be the main celebrant for the 12:05 p.m. Mass at at 50 Franklin Street in Buffalo. Area judges, lawyers and public officials of all faiths, their staffs and all members of the community are encouraged to attend.

Chief U.S. District Judge for Western New York, Honorable William M. Skretny, will offer remarks at the close of Mass.

The Red Mass is a tradition in Western New York and is sponsored by the St. Thomas More Guild, an organization for Catholic lawyers in the Diocese of Buffalo. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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