About Father Baker

Nelson Henry Baker was born on February 16, 1842. He was the second of four sons born to Lewis and Caroline. At birth, he was baptized in the Lutheran faith, the faith of his father. When Nelson was 10 years old, though, under the spiritual influence of his devout Catholic mother, he was rebaptized in the Catholic Church. As a child, he loved to accompany his mother to Mass.

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