You don’t have to believe in the Roman Catholic cult of the saints to find it interesting that St. Sebastian–the one who was shot through with arrows–is the patron saint of athletes. Also of this year’s Olympics host city Rio de Janeiro. What is the connection? Find out after the jump.
Luther said that we should not pray to the saints, but that we can learn from their example. Note what we can learn about athletics from St. Sebastian. [Read more…]