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St. James Holding 'Blue Mass' For Emergency Personnel Next Month

By Sam Cholke | September 21, 2017 5:40am | Updated on September 22, 2017 11:46am
 St. James Catholic Church is honoring police officers, firefighters and other emergency personnel on Oct. 15 with a
St. James Catholic Church is honoring police officers, firefighters and other emergency personnel on Oct. 15 with a "Blue Mass."
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BRONZEVILLE — St. James Catholic Church is holding a special Mass to pray for the safety of law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and other emergency personnel on Oct. 15 followed by an Oktoberfest celebration.

The church at 2907 S. Wabash Ave. will celebrate a “Blue Mass” at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18.

The Rev. John Edmunds will preside over the ceremony that remembers emergency personnel who have died and pray for protection over those currently serving.

After Mass, the church will serve Oktoberfest-style food.