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Mothers of priests take on new role after ordination

Mothers of priests take on new role after ordination

| Julie Pfitzinger | April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Father John Helmueller was ordained to the priesthood 10 years ago for the Diocese of Sioux Falls, S.D., he was not the only member of his family to assume a new role.

His mother Mary, who lives in Maplewood and is a parishioner at St. Jerome, felt so blessed to become the mother of a priest on that day. But at the same time, she wasn’t quite sure what that meant for her own life.

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