Bishop Salvatore R. Matano celebrated the annual Blue Mass for law enforcement personnel Sept. 8 at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. Several local law enforcement agencies were in attendance for the liturgy, during which prayers were offered for those serving throughout the community.
A Rochester Police vehicle is parked outside of Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral Sept. 8 during the annual Blue Mass honoring law enforcement personnel.
A memorial recognizing fallen officers is displayed during the Mass.
Keystone Club Pipes and Drums member Mike Roche plays outside of the cathedral following Mass.
Flag-bearers with the Rochester Police Department wait to process into Mass.
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano gives the homily.
Irondequoit Police Officer Jessica Franco smiles at Bishop Matano during the recession.
Retired law enforcement members process into Mass.
Bishop Matano poses with law enforcement personnel outside the cathedral.
Copyright © 2023 Rochester Catholic Press Association, Inc. All rights reserved. Linking is encouraged, but republishing or redistributing, including by framing or similar means, without the publisher's prior written permission is prohibited.
Sign up for our FREE weekly e-newsletters!
Choose from news (Monday), leisure (Thursday) or worship (Saturday) — or get all three!