From production to the priesthood, how the ripple effect of Linsanity changed one man’s life forever – The Athletic May 4, 2021 john Ripple 0 Listen to Shattered wherever you get your podcasts or ad-free on The Athletic. On a Sunday afternoon in April, a young priest named Anthony Federico stood before the congregation at St. Bridget of Sweden, a Catholic parish in Cheshire, Conn. The parishioners were masked. Pews blocked off. The sunlight reflected off the church’s stained-glass windows as Federico began his homily with a pop quiz.