Some people hike to compete, others to challenge themselves. But as the sport increases as a global trend, others have taken it up as a way of drawing closer to God.
As a spectator watching the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, I felt overcome by joy and gratitude. I have been to many sporting events in my lifetime — track and field in particular — and I don’t usually feel overjoyed watching countless heats of various versions of foot races.
On Aug. 2, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games held a final celebration with the help of celebrities, volunteers and dignitaries from around the world, who promised a more unified world that welcomes the disabled.
Franciscans in the Holy Land have launched a new project to bring together young people from different cultural and religious backgrounds to share in the “common language” of sports.
St. Peter’s Cricket team begins their “Light of Faith Tour” this fall, which includes a warm-up game against a team from the Royal Household, and a final match against the Anglican Church at Canterbury.
Olympic cross-country skier Rebecca Dussault recently spoke to a large crowd of young adults in Denver, exhorting them to put their Catholic faith above everything else in life.
- Contact Us