Blue Mass

Blue Mass

D.C.’s Blue Mass Honors Fallen Police Officers and Firefighters

Hundreds attended the 21st Annual Blue Mass to honor fallen police officers and firefighters at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday.


A police officer plays "Taps" at the conclusion of the 13th Annual "Blue Mass" which marks the beginning of National Police Week 08 May 2007 at Saint Patrick's Church in Washington, DC. The catholic mass was presided over by Washington Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl to remember the 123 officers who have fallen in the line of duty this year nationwide and pray for the saftey of all officers.  (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Expected in Washington for ‘Blue Mass’

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country are expected to attend a Mass being held in Washington ahead of National Police Week.