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Robert Aaron Wessman, G.H.M., is the first vice-president (vicar general) and director of formation for the Glenmary Home Missioners, and has served in these roles since 2019.
Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory gives Autiyonna Johnson her first Communion as a new Catholic during the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington on April 3, 2021. (CNS photo/Andrew Biraj, Catholic Standard)
FaithShort Take
Robert Aaron Wessman, G.H.M.
The Covid pandemic has reminded us of the importance of placing the concerns of the community before our own as individuals. So why would we view the reception of the Eucharist as a private matter?