Bishop Robert Casey: Call to priesthood came early

Bishop-elect Robert Casey is to be ordained Sept 17, 2018
Bishop Robert Casey prays during Mass at St. Bede the Venerable Parish, 8200 S. Kostner Ave., on July 8. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
From left: Bishop Robert Casey; his sister Cathy Condon; his niece Elizabeth Condon; his brother Rich Casey, Rich’s wife Dana Casey; his parents Margaret and Michael Casey; his sister Pat Casey; and his niece Anna Casey. The photo was taken at Lough Gara in Ireland during a 2015 family trip. (Photo provided)
Rich (in blue jacket) and Bob Casey pretend to fish from their garage in a puddle in the driveway of their home in Alsip in May 1973. (Photo provided)