A family portrait shows (back from left) Vincent Strand, Luke Strand and Jacob Strand, and (front from left) Theresa Krausert, Bernadette Strand and Jerry Strand in Dousman, Wis., in 2009. The Strand brothers, ranging from 26 to 31, said they all felt their calling to serve the church independently, with no pressure from their parents, at a time when fewer men are going into the clergy. (Associated Press)

A family portrait shows (back from left) Vincent Strand, Luke Strand and Jacob Strand, and (front from left) Theresa Krausert, Bernadette Strand and Jerry Strand in Dousman, Wis., in 2009. The Strand brothers, ranging from 26 to 31, said they all felt their calling to serve the church independently, with no pressure from their parents, at a time when fewer men are going into the clergy. (Associated Press)