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Red Mass for Public Officials Celebrated in Scranton

SCRANTON — Judges, lawyers, and legislators from around the area celebrated mass Friday morning in Scranton. The annual “Red Mass” was held at...

SCRANTON -- Judges, lawyers, and legislators from around the area celebrated mass Friday morning in Scranton.

The annual "Red Mass" was held at the St. Peter's Cathedral.

Historically, the mass is meant to invoke God's guidance in the administration of justice.

Members of bar associations from 11 counties attended the mass in Scranton.