ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - The Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help - St. Agnes will Celebrate the 13th Annual Blue Mass to honor and show appreciation to the First Responders of Atlantic Highlands, Highlands, Middletown Township, and Sandy Hook.  The Mass will be 7:30 PM, Wednesday, October 19, at St. Agnes Church, 103 Center Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ. 

The honorees include the Police Officers, Fire Fighters, EMS workers of the towns as well as members of out of town departments who live in the area.  Also included are the members of the US Coast Guard and US Park Service personnel stationed on Sandy Hook.   After the Mass, a reception will be held, hosted by the Shore Casino in Atlantic Highlands Municipal Marina.

The Blue Mass is a Catholic tradition which dates back to the 1930s.  For additional information, contact John Flynn at 732-513-0196.