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Minnesota Vikings coach brings faith to the field

Minnesota Vikings coach brings faith to the field

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Each morning Vikings offensive coach Pat Shurmur pulls out a laminated card with his priorities for the day.

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Vikings’ Pat Shurmur a committed Catholic

Vikings’ Pat Shurmur a committed Catholic

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pat Shurmur seeks a purpose beyond getting the Minnesota Vikings offense back on track this season.

Shurmur, the new interim offensive coordinator, integrates his practice of the Catholic faith with football. He dedicates time to Catholic Athletes for Christ, a Virginia-based organization that seeks to promote the Gospel through sports.

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3 Reasons Why ‘Vikings’ is the Most Religiously Interesting Show on TV

3 Reasons Why ‘Vikings’ is the Most Religiously Interesting Show on TV

| Bishop Robert Barron | July 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

At the prompting of some of my younger colleagues at Word on Fire, I spent time during a recent vacation getting caught up on the History Channel show Vikings. My friends had told me that Vikings, curiously, is the most religious show on television. They were right.

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Matt Birk: NFL great, faithful Catholic and . . . author

Matt Birk: NFL great, faithful Catholic and . . . author

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

It all started in a neighborhood in Mendota Heights. Rich Chapman was living at the end of a cul de sac with his wife Jayme and four children.

Eight years ago, a new neighbor moved in next door — NFL football player Matt Birk, who was playing center for the Minnesota Vikings at the time.

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Walking the sidelines – Vikings chaplain brings faith to the field

Walking the sidelines – Vikings chaplain brings faith to the field

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vikings chaplain brings faith to the field

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Super Bowl champ speaks to men about defending faith

Super Bowl champ speaks to men about defending faith

| August 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

“I love the Catholic faith and I strive to be a good Catholic,” he said. “We have to defend the faith because it is under attack. There’s no doubt about it.”

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Stadium offers chance for workforce development

Stadium offers chance for workforce development

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Done right, constructing the Vikings’ new home could reduce the racial gap in employment that is growing in Minnesota

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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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Dads, doughnuts and the NFL

Dads, doughnuts and the NFL

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Former Vikings quarterback pays visit to Savage school

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