Archbishop José Gomez will preside at the annual White Mass for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals on Sunday, Oct. 27, 3:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Mission Doctors Association, the event honoring all healthcare professionals will also recognize two outstanding members of the medical profession. The Mission Doctors Association will recognize the work of Dr. Eli Ayoub as the 2013 Catholic Doctor of the Year, with the “World of Difference Award.” Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet Kathleen Ann DuRoss will be honored by the archdiocese for her “extraordinary commitment to Catholic healthcare,” according to Holy Faith Sister Angela Hallahan, archdiocesan director of health affairs.“We have been inspired by the presence of our healthcare professionals and their commitment to their faith and profession,” said Sister Hallahan and Elise Frederick, executive director of the Mission Doctors Association. “The White Mass affords the Archdiocese of Los Angeles an opportunity to thank and bless those who work to heal and to celebrate health among us.” For information on the White Mass, visit the website: .