Red Mass

The Red Mass is the traditional gathering of members of the legal profession and elected and appointed officials to invoke the aid of the spirit of God in their deliberations for the year to come.

The Most Reverend Jaime Soto, Bishop of Sacramento, cordially invites you to the

Red Mass
Monday, October 25, 2021, 5:15pm
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
1017 Eleventh Street, Sacramento 95814

Attorneys, judges, elected and appointed officials and all those working in the legal system or involved in the process of government in the five-county Sacramento region are invited to attend the Mass.

Following the Red Mass, a social hour and dinner event will be held to present the St. Thomas More Award.

Annual Bench and Bar Award Dinner
The Sutter Club
1220 Ninth Street, Sacramento 95814

The annual award honors a member of the legal profession within the diocese who has shown integrity in the practice of law, leadership in the community, and faithfulness to gospel values in his or her personal and professional life. The 2021 St. Thomas More Award will be presented to Hon. Steven M. Basha, Yolo Superior Court Judge (ret.).

Dinner tickets are available for $85 each and may be purchased online.

For more information, please contact Tony Riehl at 916-733-0274 or

Co-Sponsored by the Diocese of Sacramento & The St. Thomas More Society of Sacramento, an affiliate of the Sacramento County Bar Association

Learn more:

St. Thomas More Award
Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities
Annual Bench and Bar Award Dinner Tickets