Be Rich Toward God (18.C)

Posted August 4, 2019 8:45 pm by Msgr. Gregory Smith

Be Rich Toward God (18.C)

Today’s the feast of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of priests. It’s also the 12th anniversary of my appointment as pastor of Christ the Redeemer parish.Before I could become the pastor, Church law required that I make a profession of faith and promise to fulfill my office faithfully.  Since I was living in Rome when I got the Archbishop’s letter of appointment, I made that profession at the tomb of the Apostle Peter beneath the high altar of the Vatican basilica named after him.As if that weren’t blessing enough, it was the anniversary of my priestly ordination.Getting permission to say

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