The Catholic Lawyers Guild of the Diocese of Cleveland held their annual Red Mass on October 14, 2011 in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, celebrated by the Most Reverend A. James Quinn. The special liturgy invokes the blessing and guidance of the Holy Spirit upon the courts of the State. A noon luncheon at the Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Centre followed.
Geoffrey S. Mearns, Provost of Cleveland State University and Our Lady of Peace Parishioner, was honored with the St. Thomas More Award for outstanding service to the legal profession. A Special Recognition Award was also presented to the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.