Prayer that gains golds

By | August 9th, 2016|News, Sports|

Simone Biles, the Olympic gold medalist, in a recent interview with Us Magazine, unpacked her Olympic bag, explaining the significance of each item. Along with her bottled water, bobby pins, Beats headphones and cheetah-print umbrella, Biles carries a white rosary. "My mom, Nellie, got me a rosary at church," she told the magazine. "I don't [...]

Ledecky places God before gold

By | August 9th, 2016|News, Sports|

Olympic gold medalist Ledecky (USA) says that Catholic faith is central to her identity. “My Catholic faith is very important to me. It always has been and it always will be. It is part of who I am and I feel comfortable practicing my faith. It helps me put things in perspective,” Ledecky told the [...]