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St. Mary Immaculate Parish in Plainfield will host two special livestreamed Masses for people on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A white Mass will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday for health care professionals.
A blue Mass will be held at 7 p.m. May 12 for all police officers and firefighters.
All are welcome to tune in at www.facebook.com/StMaryImmaculate/videos.
The Rev. Pat Mulcahy, pastor at St. Mary Immaculate Parish, will preside over both Masses.
The white Mass is traditionally for those in the medical profession.
The Thursday Mass will be celebrated in appreciation of all nurses; nurses aids; maintenance, housekeeping and dietary personnel; and other health care professionals in hospitals, nursing homes and care facilities.
The lector will be Pat Mander, a registered nurse and St. Mary Immaculate's director of pastoral care. The reflection will be given by Ted Welsch, director of Client Centered Counseling Associates Inc.
The blue Mass on May 12 will be offered for all police and fire personnel, medics, telecommunicators and all support staff of these agencies.
The lector will be Plainfield Fire Protection District trustee Tom Paul, and the reflection will be given by Plainfield police Chief John Konopek.