Red Mass 2023

The Catholic Foundation

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at the annual Red Mass for attorneys, judges, law school professors and students, government officials and all those working in the legal system or involved in the process of government, who are invited to attend.

Following the Mass, the 16th annual Bench and Bar Award dinner will be held at the Sutter Club, where Bishop Soto will present the St. Thomas More Award to the Honorable Plauche Villere, who is an administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration. This award is given to a practicing Catholic who demonstrates faithfulness to gospel values in both his/her personal life as well as their professional lilfe.