Notre Dame College Prep in Niles celebrated its sixth annual First Responders Mass on Sept. 10. Responders and officials from Niles, Skokie, Park Ridge, Morton Grove, Rosemont, Norridge and Chicago attended. At the end of Mass, each firefighter received a St. Florian medal (patron of firefighters) and police officers and other first responders or officials received a St. Michael medal (patron of police officers).
Father Daniel McCarthy, pastor emeritus of St.Tarcissus Parish, distributes a St. Michael the Archangel medal to Niles Police Commander Kenneth Sall.
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