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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...