Faith of an Olympian…


Ethopian runner and Orthodox Christian, Meseret Defar, shows the image of Our Lady she carried in her shirt after she won the gold medal in the 5000m race. [source]Russian gymnast and another Orthodox Christian, Ksenia Afanaseva, clutches an icon of her favorite saint.And lastly, speed skater Kirstin Holum, who participated in the 98 Olympics, is now known as Sr. Catherine Mary.Related Link: Olympian Mass Attendance - Daily Mass is the most attended religious service … [Read more...]

Water Polo – what it is and what it is not…

water polo is

... What Water Polo is; hand-ball in a swimming pool or Water Hand-Ball.... What Water Polo is not; a sport with any similarities to actual Polo, much to the utter disappointment of my nine year old son.Also not Water Polo. … [Read more...]