Annual White Mass Sunday to Honor Health Care Professionals

October 12, 2017
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Gabe Jones
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WHAT: Annual White Mass to honor health care professionals
WHO: Archbishop Robert Carlson, principal celebrant; health care professionals will be in attendance
WHEN: Sunday, October 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis (4431 Lindell)

ST. LOUIS – Archbishop Robert J. Carlson will celebrate the annual White Mass this Sunday, October 15, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Mass is associated with St. Luke, the patron of physicians and surgeons, whose feast day is October 18.

Prior to Mass, Catholic Medical Association members wearing their white coats will meet at 9:00 a.m. in front of Planned Parenthood (4251 Forest Park Boulevard) to pray the Rosary.

All Catholic physicians, nurses, physician assistants, emergency medical personnel, and other healthcare professionals and their families are invited to attend the Mass.

The St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association is sponsoring a reception following Mass for the healthcare professionals in attendance.