Blue Mass Honors Police, Fire and EMS Personnel 

Catholics around the state came together in Bangor Sunday to honor the men and women who protect our communities.The annual “Blue Mass” was held at Saint John’s Church.This is the first time the Mass has been celebrated in Bangor. It’s usually held in Portland.Bishop Richard Malone led the celebration, which honored those who serve, including police officers, firefighters, EMTs and all emergency services workers.The Bishop also asked those on hand to pray for the safety of those workers.Malone says Americans have become more respectful of the job done by law enforcement, fire and EMS since 9/11.