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2019 Diocesan Red Mass & Breakfast

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Fairfield University

1073 North Benson Road

Fairfield, Connecticut 06824

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The 2019 Diocesan Red Mass and Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at 9:00 AM in the Egan Chapel at Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, Connecticut. The celebrant and homilist will be the Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport. The Breakfast Program will be in the Oak Room immediately following Mass.

Our Breakfast speaker is Mr. Jose Aguto, Esq., Associate Director, The Catholic Climate Covenant. The mission of the Covenant is to advance the U.S. Catholic Church’s efforts in the care for God’s creation. Mr. Aguto will provide insights on the Catholic Church's approach to climate change and how Catholics can contribute to climate solutions. Prior to joining the Covenant, Jose worked for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the National Congress of American Indians and EPA’s American Indian Environmental Office on climate, energy, Native American, environmental and natural resource issues. Jose served in the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Infantry Division and is a graduate of Brown University and Villanova Law School. Jose and his family are parishioners at the Basilica of St. Mary in Alexandria, Virginia.

The 2019 St. Thomas More Awardee is Attorney John L. Altieri, Jr. a partner with Altieri & Firriolo PLLC in Fairfield, Connecticut. John is a proud graduate of St. Joseph School in Norwalk, Fairfield Prep, Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law School. John has had a long and distnguished legal career, serving as the head of the New York litigation department at O'Melveny and Myers, and as a founding member of Boutin and Altieri, now Altieri and Firiolo. Throughout his legal career, John has made pro bono legal service a major part of his practice. For the last fifteen years he has modeled leadership in championing the cause of Malta House. With compassion and commitment, John has served the women of Malta House in order that they and their children may have a better life. For his humble dedication to the cause, this year's Red Mass will honor John with the St. Thomas More Award for Service.

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