Fr. Todd Koenigsknecht grew up on his parent’s organic dairy farm in Fowler, Michigan. He is the fourth of ten children and he has six brothers and three sisters. He was ordained, along with his twin brother Gary, to the Catholic priesthood for the Diocese of Lansing in June, 2014. The remarkable story of his and his brother’s ordination has been covered by The New York Times and CNN. He began feeling called to the priesthood in 7th/8th grade. He credits his parents with doing a great job teaching him the faith, teaching him how to pray, and living the faith themselves.
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