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Bishop Michael C. Barber was able to do what general manager Billy Beane could not: Call Grant Desme to Oakland. Four years ago Desme retired from baseball at age 23 to pursue a vocation as a Catholic priest.
The following league standings for teams ranked by won/lost record for selected sports and leagues was compiled Friday, Sept. 19.
Reviewing two games of non-league action in the young high school football season, some individual performances stood out — including a new Catholic League passing yardage record (415) for one quarterback, and 353 yards and 4 TDs for another.
The emotion poured out of Bryan Neale when he learned that the dream he had pursued for 25 years had finally come true.
In the past year, Daniel Adongo’s world has been turned upside down — twice.
Taking up a suggestion from Pope Francis, Argentine Diego Maradona and other soccer stars past and present played an “Interreligious Match for Peace” and tolerance Sept. 1, drawing some 20,000 spectators to Rome’s Olympic Stadium.
Tai Shanahan, a parishioner and student at St. Francis de Sales Parish and School in West Philadelphia, joined his teammates again yesterday at Citizens Bank Park, where they threw out the first pitch to Phillies players. “We have a lot to be thankful for,” he said.
A member of the Little League World Series team that stole the hearts of Philadelphia and the nation is a parishioner and student of St. Francis de Sales in West Philadelphia, where the community was moved by a special group of kids.
After Anthony Adams received a baseball-bead rosary at Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, he posted a photo of it on Instagram. “Like it if you love God and you like my baseball rosary,” the 12-year-old wrote.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CNS) — This is how a movie gets made.