Attorney Leo Herrera, of Herrera Law PC, attended the 33rd Annual Red Mass for attorneys and judges at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on October 20, 2015. The event was sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society of Los Angeles.
Judges of the federal and state courts attended the Mass. The homilist was Most Reverend David G. O'Connell. Archbishop Jose Gomez, for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, recently appointed Father O'Connell as auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles.
Honorable Carol A. Corrigan, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, provided the closing remarks. Joseph Barrett, Esq., President of CAALA, the personal injury bar in Los Angeles, introduced Hon. Corrigan. Mr. Herrera is a proud member of CAALA.
St. Thomas More is the patron of lawyers, judges, and politicians. The Red Mass was first celebrated in Paris in 1245 in France. The first American Red Mass was held in New York City on October 6, 1928. Visit http://www.laredmass.org/About-Us.html for more information on the Red Mass.