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PostSubject: Personal major announcement   Sat May 27, 2017 11:10 am

This morning I met with my entire family inclduing my grandparents, thought it was a good time since we all were treated to breakfast.

I have been thinking for quite some time about this, and this was not a decision that was made on the spur of the moment,
it's been on my mind for about a year.

In thinking about this, I realize that I am giving up getting married, raising a family, but I think this is what is in my heart.
I recently went to a conference, (see my tshirt below), and made the arrangement. In the fall and for part of this summer,
I will be going to college having transferred from WIU to a seminary school, in my start to become a Catholic Priest.

I wanted to post this because I am proud of my decision, and stand by it, I feel my life devoted to God will be more worthwhile than anything else I can hope to contribute.

The words from the Pope sum it all up, and I hope you all understand my decision.

"The world looks to the priest, because it looks to Jesus!  No one can see Christ; but everyone sees the priest, and through him they wish to catch a glimpse of the Lord!  Immense is the grandeur of the Lord! Immense is the grandeur and dignity of the priest"


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PostSubject: Re: Personal major announcement   Sat May 27, 2017 11:17 am

I have never seen this family so quiet as when you made that announcement until mom came over to give you a hug.

Brandon, we love you, and we are proud of you, and we support your decision, but I gotta admit, I did not see this one coming.

Only question, when you become a Priest do we have to call your Father, or Brandon?

I think you went with your heart, and I admire and respect that so much. I am sure after the shock wears off from the other 3 you will hear more from them.
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PostSubject: Re: Personal major announcement   Sat May 27, 2017 11:58 am

At least with you Brandon, there should be no doubt that children will be safe around you and that there will be no scandal.

Good luck bruh and love ya!!
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PostSubject: Re: Personal major announcement   Sat May 27, 2017 12:02 pm

As a Catholic, I wish you all the luck as you pursue your dream of being a Priest, may God guide you in your journey Brandon.
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PostSubject: Re: Personal major announcement   Sat May 27, 2017 1:04 pm

cheers  cheers  cheers

Three Cheers For You, Brandon....!

You've Chosen A Challenging Yet Rewarding Career, That Can Have Such A Wonderful Impact On All The People You Will Encounter...!

Best Wishes & Godspeed To You...!

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PostSubject: Re: Personal major announcement   Sun May 28, 2017 8:29 am

Brandon, I wish you the best of luck, and think you will make an excellent Priest.
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