Red Mass

Date: November 15, 2023

Location: Calgary

Address: St. Mary's Cathedral (219 18th Avenue SW)

The Saint Thomas More Lawyers’ Guild of Calgary is pleased to invite all judges, lawyers, paralegals, assistants, clerks, and other members of the legal profession and related professions, as well as family and friends, to Calgary’s annual Red Mass, to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at St. Mary’s Cathedral.

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023
  • Time: 5 p.m. mass, reception to follow
  • Location: St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 18th Avenue SW)
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The tradition of the Red Mass began in the Cathedral of Paris in 1245. The Red Mass was first celebrated in England around 1310, where it is still celebrated annually at Westminster Cathedral. The Red Mass was first celebrated in Canada in 1896, and was re-instituted in Calgary in 2015.

The Mass is free and open to all to attend, including the general public. However, a ticket is required for those members and invited guests who wish to attend the reception following the Mass. If you have any questions about the event email