"Always wanted to be a priest"
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Father Frank Lenz of Yorktown knew he was going to be a priest, but it was not until he was 46 years old before he yielded to the work.
Lenz said, “I always wanted to be a priest since I was a young boy. I used to play priest in my bedroom. I would find an old sheet and a pewter chalice-looking cup and I would mimic the priest. My mother would yell, ‘Franky, what are you doing up there?’ I would say, ‘Nothing mom’ and then hide all that stuff and come down.”
Lenz grew up in a Polish neighborhood and went to St. Casimir Grade School in Hammond, Ind. He lived only two blocks from the church.
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