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2018 Red Mass and Dinner

Bishop Peter A. Libasci and the Catholic Lawyers Guild of New Hampshire cordially invite all members of the judicial, legal, law enforcement, and legislative communities to gather with those who administer law in the Church to the Red Mass on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Manchester for an evening of prayer for strength and guidance in their work. The homilist will be Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, S.J., Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives.

Following the Red Mass, the Guild will hold a dinner at Bishop Bradley Hall at the Cathedral at which the Guild will honor Attorney Michael J. Tierney, recipient of the Saint Thomas More Award. CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase dinner tickets by October 8.

Prior to the Red Mass, the Guild will hold a free Continuing Legal Education presentation by Michael J. Tierney, Esq. on “Religious Liberty and Free Speech in 2018” (90 min. NHMCLE credits) at 3:15 p.m. at the Cathedral Library.

Continuing Legal Education Presentation

Prior to the Red Mass at 3:15 p.m. at the Cathedral Library at the corner of Union and Lowell Streets, the Guild will hold a free Continuing Legal Education presentation by Michael J. Tierney, Esq. on “Religious Liberty and Free Speech in 2018” (90 min. NHMCLE credits). This CLE will examine recent cases touching on religious exercise including Masterpiece Bakery, NIFLA, and Janus and how these cases have refined the First Amendment. While there is no charge for the CLE, registration is required and space is limited. CLICK HERE to register for the CLE.

Saint Thomas More Award

The Catholic Lawyers Guild of New Hampshire presents the Saint Thomas More Award to a lawyer or judge who is a practicing Catholic and who embodies the spirit of Saint Thomas More in his or her courage, dedication, integrity, civility, and compassion toward others.

Information about the Guild

For more information about the Catholic Lawyers Guild of New Hampshire, visit the Guild’s website at www.nhclg.org.

2017 Red Mass Photo Gallery

View a photo gallery of last year's event. The Most Reverend Mark O’Connell, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Boston, was guest homilist at the Red Mass, and the Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, was the celebrant

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