What do St. Clement, Fulton’s Song and a Recording Studio have in common?

How are St. Clement, Fulton's Song and a Central Illinois Recording Studio connected? Originally published on July 1, 2021 via FaceBook.   Providence has a way of connecting dots and filling our lives with tons of grace.  Many people may not always recognize the...

3 months and remembering Fulton – July 2, 2021

The kids talk about their baby brother as if he is their best friend. Fulton was truly a blessing from God.

Rosary for the Unborn Recorded by Elise with Fulton in utero

Rosary for the unborn – preview (listen now and provide us feedback)

Fulton’s Song Now Streaming Worldwide!

Fulton’s Song now streaming on iTunes, Amazon Music and other major services soon!

Fulton’s Friends

We wanted to take a moment and recognize a few organizations and ministries that showed us love and shared Fulton’s story

Watch Fulton’s Funeral Mass

A public funeral mass will be held on April 10th at 11 am at St. Jude Catholic Church with live-stream via YouTube

You are a Miracle

The sorrow we felt during this Holy Week was in fact an opportunity for immense grace.

Update coming soon

The story of his delivery and Easter reflection coming soon.

Update

The days ahead will be difficult but you have lifted us up with your prayers. We are grateful for the time we had with Fulton.

Updates, Reflection and Catholic News Service

Update, reflection and Catholic News Service

Amazing Screenshot of Fulton – what do you see?

This image from the 39 week ultrasound is incredible.

Baby Fulton’s 39 week ultrasound video

Ultrasound imaging at 39 weeks. See baby Fulton yawn!

Diocese of Peoria shares Fulton’s Story

Story about baby Fulton and interview with Royce and Elise. Read new details about our journey with baby Fulton Joseph.

Fulton Smiles – ultrasound at 37 weeks

At Elise’s 37 week ultrasound we were able to capture some beautiful imagines of baby Fulton Joseph’s face.  We also received some encouraging news.  Fulton has grown about 1lb since the 35 week ultrasound

Watch: EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Story on Fulton

It was a blessing to share Fulton’s story on EWTN – Watch the segment now.

We want to thank everyone for praying for baby Fulton Joseph.  Fulton passed away a number of days before he was born.  He was delivered on Good Friday, April 2, 2021.  His eyes were closed and he was at peace.  A public funeral will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church in Peoria, Illinois Saturday, April 10th at 11 am CST.   The funeral mass will also be live-streamed via St. Jude’s youtube page here.

Fulton certainly seems to have made an impact on countless people across the world.  We are so honored that God entrusted us with his precious life for the last nine-months.  Thank you for your prayers.  

Royce & Elise Hood

 

 

 

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3 months and remembering Fulton – July 2, 2021

3 months and remembering Fulton – July 2, 2021

This past July 2 marked the 3 months anniversary of Fulton's Delivery Fulton was stillborn on April 2, 2021 (Good Friday).  Here is a little post we made via FaceBook.  My apologies for the delay in updating here. Thank you for reading:    

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Rosary for the Unborn Recorded by Elise with Fulton in utero

Rosary for the Unborn Recorded by Elise with Fulton in utero

Rosary for the Unborn (rough draft mix) Elise recorded the rosary every night while pregnant with baby Fulton.  We wanted to capture the audio of her recording the rosary while Fulton was still with us.  This recording was made a few weeks before Fulton was due to be...

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Fulton’s Song Now Streaming Worldwide!

Fulton’s Song Now Streaming Worldwide!

Fulton's Song - available now on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify (with more streaming services coming soon)!   I am so excited to announce that Fulton's Song has been released for digital distribution.  Fulton's Song is now available for download and streaming via iTunes,...

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Fulton’s Friends

Fulton’s Friends

Fulton's friends: Thank you so much for all of the love, sacrifice and prayers offered on our behalf.  Fulton's life on earth has ended but his work in eternal life has just begun.  With your help we are certain Fulton's story will continue to touch hearts. It has...

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Watch Fulton’s Funeral Mass

Watch Fulton’s Funeral Mass

Public Funeral for Fulton A funeral mass will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church in Peoria, Illinois on Saturday, April 10th at 11 am.  This is an open funeral so anyone wishing to attend may do so. Live stream the mass from the St. Jude YouTube page.  The video will...

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You are a Miracle

You are a Miracle

You are, you are a Miracle Our dear Fulton Joseph Hood was delivered on April 2, 2021 at 12:50 am.  Fulton's eyes were closed.  He looked so perfect and peaceful.   Open to the public: A funeral service will be held at St. Jude in Dunlap, Illinois on Saturday, April...

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Update coming soon

Update coming soon

Update coming soon.  Fulton was delivered at 12:50 am on April 2.  His eyes were closed and he was at peace.  We are working on writing an update to share some of the details.  There has been so much grace throughout this journey.  We will post something possibly this...

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Update coming soon

Update

We have difficult news to share: Today we learned that Fulton's heart has stopped beating.  At an OBGYN ultrasound no heartbeat was detected. Elise had not felt any movement for a day or so.  Our medical team at OSF confirmed via ultrasound that Fulton has gone to the...

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Updates, Reflection and Catholic News Service

Updates, Reflection and Catholic News Service

Updates: Fulton’s due date is tomorrow.  It’s hard to believe the time has flown by so quickly. Each of our other five kiddos have been born about 3 days before they were due.  So Fulton is already breaking records.  Due to no amniotic fluid and because of Fulton’s...

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Amazing Screenshot of Fulton – what do you see?

Amazing Screenshot of Fulton – what do you see?

During the 39week ultrasound we captured some really precious footage of baby Fulton.  But one screenshot from the ultrasound is especially remarkable.  Take a look at the image below and let us know what you see.  Click the thumbnail to enlargeWe thank everyone...

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Baby Fulton’s 39 week ultrasound video

Baby Fulton’s 39 week ultrasound video

This is the last ultrasound of baby Fulton before he is due to be born. So many wonderful comments, letters, emails and most importantly prayers.  Our family wants to thank each of you for your kindness and for sharing this journey with us.  Just a week to go before...

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Diocese of Peoria shares Fulton’s Story

Diocese of Peoria shares Fulton’s Story

FultonJoseph.com | March 22, 2021 The Catholic Post, a publication of the Diocese of Peoria has published a little story on baby Fulton.  Writer Jennifer Willems wrote up a really nice piece after interviewing us about Fulton's journey.  You can check out the...

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Fulton Smiles – ultrasound at 37 weeks

Fulton Smiles – ultrasound at 37 weeks

March 16, 2021 | FultonJoseph Updates.  We've received hundreds of emails and comments from people all over the world.  It's been incredibly uplifting knowing that so many people are praying for us and for baby Fulton. At Elise's 37 week ultrasound we were able to...

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Watch: EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Story on Fulton

Watch: EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Story on Fulton

EWTN has released a segment from the Pro-Life Weekly show with Catherine Hadro dedicated to our baby Fulton Joseph.  In the interview, which originally aired on March 11, Catherine shares Fulton's journey.  Elise and I were honored to share Fulton's story.  We invite...

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Catholic News Agency picks up Fulton’s Story

Catholic News Agency picks up Fulton’s Story

FultonJoseph.com | March 11, 2021   Catholic News Agency picked up Fulton's Story.  Big thanks to Matt Hadro for picking it up.  We need all the prayers we can get.  Our hope is to storm heaven for a miracle for baby Fulton.  Either way we are confident God's miracles...

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