The Annual White Mass

The Baltimore Guild-Catholic Medical Association (BGCMA) cordially invites you to attend the Annual White Mass in honor of St. Luke, the patron of physicians, on Sunday October 8th, 2017Mass is open to all.

Place: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (409 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201).

Time: 10:45am

Celebrant: Archbishop William E. Lori, S.T.D

All Physicians, Medical students, Nurses, and Allied Health professionals are encouraged to come attired in their white coat/jackets. Parking at the Franklin street garage is free until 12:00 pm.

A luncheon banquet follows at the Rusty Scupper Restaurant (402 Key Highway Baltimore MD 21230). Parking at the restaurant is at their standard parking rates. A presentation will be offered there by Dr. Jonathan Reyes, Ph.D. (USCCB Executive Director of the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development). His presentation is entitled,  “How can we better Evangelize through Medicine”.

Registration and payment for the luncheon is $60 per person and is due by September 24, 2017.  For information, email Christine at

See the White Mass PDF Flyer for full details





Group Photo at the CMA National Convention


Front Row, from left: Dr. Kathleen Raviele, past CMA President; H.E. Bishop James Conley (Lincoln, NE), CMA Episcopal Advisor; Dr. Marie-Alberte Boursiquot, CMA President-elect; H.E. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States; Rev. Fr. Matthew Gutowski, CMA Chaplain; Sr. Mary Diana Dreger, OP, MD, Presidential Advisor; Mr. Mario Dickerson, CMA Executive Director

Back Row, from left: Dr. Peter Morrow, CMA Immediate Past President; Dr. Lester Ruppersberger, CMA President; Dr. Michael Parker, CMA Secretary; Dr. Tom Pitre, CMA Past President; Dr. Louis Breschi, CMA Past President; Dr. John Schirger, CMA Treasurer; Dr. Paul Braaton, CMA Past President; Dr. Steve White, CMA Past President (holding baby Dominic Braaton)