Fort Worth Red Mass

September 26, 2019

The Red Mass Committee of Fort Worth, Texas cordially invites all attorneys, judges, public officials, and their families and staffs to attend the Red Mass on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Saint Patrick Cathedral in downtown Fort Worth.

The Red Mass is an ancient tradition of the Church and Bar and is offered to invoke divine guidance and strength through the coming year. Read more about the history of the Red Mass.

A reception and guest lecture will immediately follow Mass at the Saint Patrick Parish Center adjacent to the Cathedral. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served at the reception. There is no cost to attend the Mass or the reception, but we gratefully accept donations to underwrite the event.

This year's guest speaker is Fr. Robert McTeigue, S.J. The topic of his talk will be “Appealing to Conscience as a First and Last Resort.” Fr. McTeigue is a member of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus. A professor of philosophy and theology, he has taught and lectured in North and Central America, Europe, and Asia and is known for his classes in both rhetoric and medical ethics. He has long experience in spiritual direction, retreat ministry, and religious formation and is a member of the National Ethics Committee of the Catholic Medical Association.