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Sports and Martyrdom

As a young man who grew up playing all kinds of sports, it is safe to say that I am a true fan of athleticism and competitive play. My father taught my siblings and me, in few words, the true value of sports and how those values can shape our lives. He found it important to teach us sportsmanship and the proper way to play and, therefore, waited un...

02 27 2020

Why Sports?  Why Not?  A Soccer Nut [Re]Considers His Fandom

By Damien Murtagh Hey! I did it! Liverpool football club won their 6th champions league title! June 1 2019- time to celebrate! How fantastic an accomplishment is that for me? I mean it was touch and go yelling at the tv at the Knights of Columbus hall by myself while 22 millionaires kicked a bag of air around a field for 96 minutes. My support ...

08 27 2019

Perfection in Practice: Failure, Sports, and Overcoming Failure

“Practice makes Perfect.” We have all heard this saying growing up, but have we really taken the time to stop and think about what it means? Perfection is when something is done without error. Another word for perfection is excellence, and this is something we all strive for. We all have a desire to be excellent because we long to return to our...

06 07 2018

Six Ways Not to Fight Temptation

After making the critical decision to follow Christ, it becomes clear to many men that the Christian life is a lot like sports: there’s a lot more that goes into perfecting one’s game than appears at first. When a toddler is holding a football, his one task is just to get it into the hands of his dad standing a few feet away; however that happe...

By Fr. Clayton Thompson 11 30 2016

Why Sports Are More than “Just a Game”

Editor's note: This article has been submitted by TCM Guest Contributor: Mr. Garret van Beek.  To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. “Ulysses,” Tennyson Playing sports is more than just playing a game. When athletics are presented to young men with just skills and techniques in mind, what benefit do they gain when the season is ...

By Garret van Beek 01 01 2016

How to Form the Imagination of Your Child…

Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things (Phil 4:8). While it’s great to know the theory (see: Why We Must Form the Imagination of our Children...) behind developing a strong ...

By Mr. Bryan Gonzalez 11 23 2015

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