January 1, 2023 | Your Stories
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Shown are four of the five generations of the same family baptized at St. Ambrose Parish in Union County. COURTESY OF HOLLI JO CORLEY

Family celebrates fifth generation baptized at St. Ambrose

BY HOLLI JO CORLEY, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC

Mia Jo Corley, my granddaughter, was baptized on Saturday, Nov. 26, by Fr. John C. Okoro, at St. Ambrose Parish in Union County, Ky. Mia Jo is the fifth generation in our family to receive the Sacrament of Baptism at St. Ambrose.

Here is our family’s timeline:

Martin Andrew Collins – baptized in 1898.

Wick Edward Collins – baptized in 1934.

Holli Jo (Collins) Corley – baptized in 1990 (RCIA).

Caitlan Joanne Corley – baptized in 1993.

Mia Jo Corley – baptized in 2022.

Mia Jo’s parents are Austin Phetkhamyath and Caitlan Joanne Corley. Her godparents are Collin Corley and Lexi Lamb.

Holli Jo Corley is the administrative assistant for St. Francis Borgia Parish in Sturgis.


Originally printed in the January 2023 issue of The Western Kentucky Catholic.

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