Tag: Special Olympics

Everyday Heroes: Father, daughter make cross-country pilgrimage for life

Everyday Heroes: Father, daughter make cross-country pilgrimage for life

| Andrew Butler | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

For John Moore, each step is a prayer. And when you’re walking the 2,800 miles from San Francisco to Washington, that’s a lot of prayer.

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Seattle Catholics celebrate Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary

Seattle Catholics celebrate Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary

| Mark Pattison | July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Special Olympics, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, turned 50 this year, with this year’s games held in Seattle.

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Special Olympians show world that ‘every person is a gift,’ pope says

Special Olympians show world that ‘every person is a gift,’ pope says

| Cindy Wooden | February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The athletes of the Special Olympics witness to the world the beauty and value of every human life and the joy that comes from reaching a goal with the encouragement and support of others, Pope Francis said.

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