A Blessing and Mass for those who Protect the Community
Reverend Steve Angi, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and Police Chaplain, will celebrate a Mass to honor those who protect our community each day. An outdoor blessing of first response vehicles will take place outside the Cathedral Basilica along 8th and Plum Street beginning at 10:45 A.M. This will be followed by Mass at 11 A.M.. Both Greater Cincinnati Police and Public Safety Personnel are expected to be in attendance. People of all faiths are invited to join in prayer for the men and women who work tirelessly to ensure safe communities. Refreshment and fellowship will follow Mass.
W H A T | 19th Annual Blue Mass Celebration
W H E N | Sunday, September 24, 2023 – Blessing 10:45 A.M. followed by Mass at 11 A.M.
W H E R E | Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains: 325 W. 8th St., Cincinnati OH
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati is the 51st largest Catholic diocese in the country, with around 435,000 Catholics, and has the fifth largest Catholic school system in terms of enrollment with nearly 40,000 students. The 19-county territory includes 208 canonical parishes organized into 57 Families of Parishes, and 109 Catholic primary and secondary schools.