'Only Son' is garnering national attention. articles inspired by the book have been featured in:
America This Week Podcast: How can parents keep their children in the faith?
America Magazine A mother comes to terms with her son’s priesthood
Thinking Faith She was much perplexed by his words
The Arizona Republic A journey of faith, motherhood and priesthood
Zócalo Public Square Movie Review: Spotlight
"A heartfelt, well-written, smart piece."
"This story is so touching and moving. Powerful. Engaging. Eloquently done. And something I could relate to as a Catholic and a sometimes religiously conflicted person."
"What a fabulous, thought-provoking piece. In my own way, I can so relate."
"This made me cry , I feel this great joy for you... and totally relate to the experience you described."
"Great read from Kristin Grady Gilger about her son's decision to become a priest. She doesn't avoid the tough questions."