OPENING OF THE LEGAL YEAR
The Red Mass, to mark the opening of the legal year, will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral on 27 January 2021 at 9.00am. The Committee is pleased to announce Archbishop Comensoli will be saying the Red Mass.
A procession of judges, magistrates, tribunal members, judicial registrars, court officials and barristers will precede Archbishop Comensoli into the Cathedral. Those taking part in the procession should assemble between the Presbytery and the Cathedral by 8:45 am.
After Mass and subject to any COVID-19 restrictions that maybe in place at that time, the judiciary, members of the legal profession, staff and their families are invited to join Archbishop Comensoli for morning tea in the in the presbytery grounds adjacent to the Cathedral.
For catering purposes, please RSVP to Lisa Edwards by email: email@example.com or by phone: 9602 5440.
Please RSVP by 14 January 2021.
Judges and counsel robe and medals are worn.
Red Mass Committee
Mr T McFarlane, Chairman
The Hon Sir James Gobbo AC, CVO, QC
The Hon Justice Cavanough
The Hon Justice Tim Ginnane
His Honour Judge Paul Cosgrave
His Honour Magistrate A McKenna
Mr P Willis SC
Mr B Avallone
Ms Deborah Siemensma
Ms Christina Warren, Melbourne Catholic Lawyers' Association
Mr Michael Tehan