The Mercy of Christ the King

Fr. Gary Koenigsknecht was ordained in June 2014 with his identical twin brother, from a family of 10 children. Twenty-two priests from their home parish, Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fowler, MI have been ordained. Fr. Gary says being a priest is the greatest joy and honor of his life, especially at the hospital, seeing Christ working through him for those most in need. Fr. Gary is the Parochial Vicar at Holy Family Catholic Church in Grand Blanc, MI.

Holiness is in Our Daily Lives

Father Brad is Priest Administrator at St. Luke Parish in Shoreline, Washington. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2011 for the Archdiocese of Seattle. Father attended parochial grade school and Jesuit high school, Seattle Prep, Class of 2002. He went on to Gonzaga University, where he graduated in 2006, and applied to be a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Seattle at the beginning of his senior year in college. He was accepted by his home archdiocese and sent the following fall to Mundelein Seminary which is the major seminary for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Fr. Brad was born in Seattle in 1983. He has an uncle who is a Jesuit Priest. Father is a huge Seattle Seahawks and Gonzaga Basketball fan. He played Rugby in college and enjoys cooking and downhill skiing.

"When we walk without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord." -Pope Francis