Being an Olympic athlete and having his picture plastered on posters would probably fill most 22-year-olds with a healthy dose of confidence, if not arrogance.
But Diego Estrada, a distance runner who will be competing for Mexico at this summer’s Olympic Games in London, maintains a sense of humility and perspective, thanks to his deep Catholic faith.
“Catholicism and Christianity is a big part of my daily life. I wake up with prayer. I go to bed with prayer. Before a race, I pray. All around, it’s a big part of my life,” Estrada said in a recent phone interview.
“I was born to Catholic parents in Mexico. We’re very Catholic. From day one, attending Mass, being Catholic was...READ MORE