All in the Family

The Longenecker Family: left to right: Benedict, Madeleine, Fr Dwight, Theodore, Mother Alison, Elias, Bishop Baker.

Benedict was crucifer, Madeleine, Elias and Theo processed with my priest’s vestments. (This was the most amazingly wonderful sight!) Alison sat in the front row and just took it all in with a huge grin….and wet eyes.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06821950576683551325 Esther

    What a beautiful family! God bless you all Fr. Dwight.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14873681229902155435 Brother

    Congratulations Father!~Brother Rex

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13284543760145049952 Dean

    That is absolutely awe inspiring! Congratulations!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04600912414364976709 Br Lawrence, O.P.

    That’s a wonderful photo. Congrats again.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01500732452234819043 LYL

    Now I’ve got wet eyes! Congratulations!Louise (in Australia)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09847879698556149251 Cynthia Kerr

    May St. Therese continue to interecede for you as you begin this incredible new journey in your Catholic Faith. Way to go!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09356738924839809045 Andrew

    Truly, you have been given the grace to manifest your spiritual Fatherhood through being a Father to your family. May your example as a Father in the Home overflow to your children in the House of God as well.God bless you Father.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01241376933611730911 The Sheepcat

    Beautiful, Father!