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Family of nine to be baptized

Posted April 19, 2014 at 12:00 am

By Barbara Chenevert

The Catholic Commentator

For 16-year-old Brett, the Catholic Church feels like home.

The nine members of the Todd Ross family being baptized at the Easter Vigil at Immaculate Conception Church in Denham Springs are, from left, dad, Todd, holding Joseph; mom, Samantha; LeAnne; Hayden; Blake; Hunter; Logan; and Brett. Photo by Barbara Chenevert | The Catholic Commentator

 

Fourteen-year-old LeAnne said simply, “I was meant to be here.”

And 13-year-old Hunter can’t wait to be baptized so he “can go into the water like Jesus did.”

Nine members of the Todd and Samantha Ross family of Walker – ranging in age from 40-year-old Todd to 10-month-old Joseph – will be baptized together at the Easter Vigil at Immaculate Conception Church in Denham Springs. It is the largest family to be baptized at one time at Immaculate Conception.

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