Inauguration Day

Posted January 23, 2017 10:16 am by Archbishop Richard W. Smith

Inauguration Day

No, I don’t mean that inauguration day, the one that occurred Friday in Washington. I’m referring to the one recorded in the Gospel passage proclaimed at Sunday mass yesterday, which, in turn, invites us to recall our own.By the act of calling his apostles and their act of acceptance, Jesus inaugurated their mission. In our own lives, our mission as followers of Christ was inaugurated at Baptism, and is renewed and strengthened in every celebration of the sacraments, especially Eucharist and Penance.The Friday event in Washington was accompanied by a speech, in which listeners expected to get a sense of

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