First Annual Blue Mass in Pascagoula Honors First Responders

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by Mimi Bosarge, Our Mississippi Home

The first annual Blue Mass was recently held in to honor first responders.

The Mass, hosted by Resurrection Catholic Middle/High School (RCMHS) and Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church (OLV), was a way to show gratitude to the agencies that keep the community safe.

It was a collaborative effort between Father Adam Urbaniak (pastor of OLV), Krystal Sisson (RCMHS Principal), and Deputy Chief Joe Don Cunningham (Pascagoula Police Department) that made the Mass a reality. They decided that the most appropriate time to hold it was around 9/11, a day that has come to symbolize the sacrifices made by first responders. 

“This is something much needed in this day and age because there is a lot of negative attention in the media about law enforcement and other first…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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