Completely inspired by them. There is no other way to describe how the parents of priests feel when they talk about their sons – who are fathers.
Their stories are a true testament to the joy that is found in serving God through the vocation of the priesthood.
Jeff and Mary Gardner with their son, Seminarian Tom Gardner
Dennis and Diana O’Connor with their son, Seminarian Brian O’Connor
Nic and Deanna Ventura with their son, Seminarian Nic Ventura
Larry and Bernadette Schalk with their son, Fr. Dave
Phyllis Sizemore with her son, Fr. David
Jim Coning with his son, Fr. Jeff
Donna Beery with her son, Fr. Jeff