Recently the youngest of three brothers was ordained the the priesthood. The oldest and first to be ordained to the priesthood, as a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, was Fr. Luke Strand. Fr. Luke was briefly on the national news after his ordination because a company was threatening to sue him for infringing on their image by driving around in a black Volkswagen beetle that had a decal saying “God Squad.” He no longer drives that car.
Just this spring, the youngest of the three brothers, Fr. Jacob Strand, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (he is on the left in the picture). You can read a longer article on Fr. Jacob Strand here.
The middle brother, Vincent Strand, is currently in formation with the Society of Jesus and preparing to be a Jesuit priest.
Although they have give up on the idea of having a whole flock of grandchildren, their parents still have hopes from their daughter Theresa, who was married last spring. Her brother, Fr. Luke Strand, who did the wedding. +