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Mass to honor emergency personnel in Shannon

SHANNON – A Blue Mass observance to recognize law enforcement, firefighters, emergency service personnel, and emergency medical teams will be Sept. 11 in Shannon.

Knights of Columbus St. Wendelin Council Number 12841 will organize the program, which is open to the public. A processional will start at 6:30 p.m. from St. Wendelin Catholic Church, 18 S. Linn St., to the Shannon fire station, 14 S. Hickory St. An open church service will be at 7 p.m. at the station.

Father Michael Bolger, pastor of St. Wendelin and council chaplain, will celebrate the Mass, with fourth-degree Knights of Columbus serving as an honor guard. After the service, light refreshments will be provided.

Call Bill Spoerlein at 815-541-9420 for more information.

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