Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey‘s Poems About the Gospel is a perfect book for all seasons–including Lent. Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears , Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance Press, Amazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.
Jesus Christ Appeared in the Upper Room
Jesus Christ showed that He was flesh and bones.
He was not just a guy named Smith or Jones.
Jesus was very hungry because He
Had not eaten since Holy Thursday night.
After He had asked for something to eat,
The Apostles gave Him something quite light.
“They gave Him a piece of baked fish.” It was
A secular communion. When they served
Loaves and fishes, there were a few dishes.
Then there was time for Jesus in His prime.
They did not have dessert even though it
Was the end of the original Lent.
The Apostles went to every nation.
They brought the humble news of salvation.
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