In the arms of her mother she waits for the saving waters…and is made new.

Days later…he, too, is “new.”

 A new priest on a day of firsts:  First Mass of Thanksgiving offered in the Extraordinary Form and…

…priestly blessing:

They pose together, both representative of the hope of Christ’s bride, the Church:  one “Father”, one child…

Congratulations Fr. Schmit and Sophia Regina!

…in the one Body of Christ!