Tag: Sports

Columnist combines sports and religion to awaken the spiritual

Columnist combines sports and religion to awaken the spiritual

| John Rosengren | September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In his new book “Faith On First,” a collection of his religion columns that originally appeared in the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press, Charles Honey’s dual passions for religion and sports converge in these columns, where he turns a benevolent eye toward both.

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When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?

When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ann Bergmann senses that sports are becoming a “false idol” in American society.

In the next breath she admits that she, her husband, Brian, and their twins are a part of that culture.

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Pope: Fun, not money should rule sports; athletes must be good models

Pope: Fun, not money should rule sports; athletes must be good models

| Carol Glatz | May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Soccer-fan Pope Francis urged professional athletes to always be sportsmanlike on and off the field because so many people, especially kids, look up to them.

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Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact, memorable moments

Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact, memorable moments

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Organization’s impact felt long after playing days

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Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history

Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ruth Opatz Sinn has had a stellar career in girls and women’s basketball. She played for the University of St. Thomas and eventually was inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame. In 2005, she became the head coach of the women’s team, and has been named the MIAC Coach of the Year twice.

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It all started with a $37 check

It all started with a $37 check

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

65 years of CAA

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Pro athletes thankful for life lessons learned in CAA

Pro athletes thankful for life lessons learned in CAA

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“I played everything except football,” said Birk, who enjoyed 10 years with the Minnesota Vikings and four with the Ravens before retiring shortly after his team won the Super Bowl in February. “Jack Peick [physical education teacher] was my coach in everything. He was the guy at Nativity that coached everything. I can remember even at a young age when he was coaching us in basketball.”

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Six decades later, league continues to thrive

Six decades later, league continues to thrive

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“We don’t think of ourselves as being a feeder program,”?Courtney said. “We’re providing a recreational activity for the Catholic grade schools and I think we’re doing a pretty good job getting those kids a chance to play.”

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Time to fold on gambling option for new Vikings stadium

Time to fold on gambling option for new Vikings stadium

| March 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Gambling is a poor example of public stewardship and comes with high social costs

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Cathedral to reap rewards from big event

Cathedral to reap rewards from big event

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although the Cathedral of St. Paul will be challenged by detours, noisy crowds and limited parking during the Red Bull Crashed Ice event, Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 12, 13 and 14, the parish will reap some rewards from the international competition.

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Red Bull Crashed Ice to burst from Cathedral steps

Red Bull Crashed Ice to burst from Cathedral steps

| December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

With extreme sports competition coming to St. Paul Jan. 12-14, city and event’s sponsor meet with local community members to answer questions and address any concerns.

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Learning can be fun

Learning can be fun

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

In addition to numerous sports camps at area Catholic schools, other camps focus on service or the arts. The following Catholic high schools have information on their websites.

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