Blue Mass celebrated in Blackwood


bluemass1-webPhotos by Alan M. Dumoff

The 10th Annual Camden Diocesan Blue Mass was celebrated Thursday, Oct. 6, at Our Lady of Hope Parish, St. Agnes Church, in Blackwood.

Msgr. Roger E. McGrath, vicar general of the diocese, was the main celebrant of the Mass, which honors all law enforcement officers, fire personnel and EMU personnel who work at the municipal, county, state and federal levels that have jurisdiction in Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.bluemass2-web

Pictured left, New Jersey State Police officers gather for a photo outside the church after Mass.

Right, a youngster tries on a hat.