Some competitors made it clear that they were playing for a purpose greater than national pride and a piece of hardware.
Results from Tag: 'catholic athletes'
After completing her final lift, the champion weightlifter held her hands to her face, burst into tears and clutched at her Miraculous Medal of the Blessed Virgin Mary hanging from her neck.
This summer many of those athletes whose God-given talents are on display arrive in Tokyo formed in some way by their Catholic faith or education.
Ryan Grigson Learns from his dismissal in Indianapolis, and is open to new adventures.
KC Royals’ Nick Pratto learns proper priorities.
The swimming star has anchored his competitive career, along with the rest of life, firmly to his Catholic faith.
‘I’m grateful to God every day for the sport I love to do and am grateful he guides me in my everyday life,’ says the New Jersey native.
The Columbus Blue Jackets’ captain shares appreciation for his lifelong Catholicism.