ISWM Shared “Taking Fifth Oath of Office, Domenic Sarno Becomes Longest serving Mayor in Springfield History

1/6/2020 - Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno takes the oath of office from Judge John Payne at Springfield Symphony Hall Monday morning. Sarno's wife Carla is standing next to him. (Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican)SPRINGFIELD — As he looked at his daughters — who were just 6 and 9 years old when he took office in January 2008, and are now in college — Mayor Domenic J. Sarno reflected on his administration’s achievements over the past 12 years.

“This is the fifth time I have taken this oath and as of today I am the longest serving mayor in the city of Springfield’s 384 year history,” …more: masslive

In this Historical1/6/2020 - Wissam Abdel Baki of Imam of the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts gives his prayers to Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno and to the city of Springfield during Sarno's historic inauguration at Springfield Symphony Hall Monday morning. (Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican) inauguration ceremony Imam Wissam Abdul Baki Prayed:

“O God of Abraham -Allah-  on whom we all rely on for our lives,  our families , our
communities, our land, and for our inner peace and  success, help us all to be responsible  creatures to you, fulfilling our obligations — both as individuals and as a society . O God, Allah in Arabic,  give us the humility and the good sense to  be fair and merciful with ourselves and with everyone. Bless Mayor Domenic Sarno, bless the Cabinet and all the public servants. Help Mayor Sarno to make Springfield the best city in America. Help him and help his wife to help him”.