The family was Koenigsknecht, where Gary and Todd, twins and both 26, were ordained recently. A younger man was starting seminary at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. The process takes eight years and is psychologically demanding. The young man said that otherwise he would have become a farmer.
The owner of the Catholic store says that the town is filled with young adults "on fire with their faith" and that more people are choosing the life or vow of poverty again. Parents are proud of this development even though they will not get grandchildren from the men.
There's a line about people who grow up "going to church". I remember that from a welcoming phone call in New Jersey back in 1972 (though this was Protestant).