SALINAS – On 19 February 2022, the Most Rev. Daniel E. Garcia, 5th Bishop of Monterey in California, will be the principal celebrant at a special Mass for doctors, PAs, NPs, RNs, pharmacists, healthcare providers, and their families. This first annual “White Mass” will be celebrated at 11am at the parish of Madonna del Sasso, 320 E. Laurel Drive.
The term “White Mass” refers to the color worn by those in the medical profession, originating with the national Catholic Medical Association (CMA) in the 1930s.
For more information, or to participate in the Mass, or join the local CMA, please email the local CMA secretary Tiffany Magallanes, MS, CPNP.