"I am overjoyed that Andrae is to play such a holy and important figure in our American Catholic story. I know he will truly embrace the role and bring Father Tolton to life," says Cheryl Goodnight. “I ask for your prayers that Father Tolton will bring our family many graces, as Andrae tours the country away from all of us at home. May we learn to trust God more, as He leads us on this new journey.”
The kids are unanimously excited.
Eden declares, "Yeah!"
Ephrem gives a resounding, "Yes-s-s!"
According to Isaiah, "That's cool!"
While Elijah says with a smile, "I want to see him at the theatre."
According to Zion, "I think it is a good idea for a play, and I think my dad will be a perfect fit for the role of a priest."
And finally Imani adds, 'I’m so proud that my dad will play the first African American priest."