Jesus Was an Excellent Recruiter


Matthew 10:1-7


God the Father sent Jesus Christ His Son.

Then Jesus Christ sent the twelve Apostles.

The twelve Apostles established the Church.

We have popes, cardinals, bishops, priests, and nuns.

Some of the clergy even go for runs.


Here’s the Apostolic Starting Lineup:


83 Thomas                Left End

77 Philip                   Left Tackle

66 Bartholomew      Left Guard

54 Seamus                 Center

61 Thaddaeus           Right Guard

74 Simon                   Right Tackle

87 Andrew                Right End

10 Peter                    Quarterback

24 James                  Left Halfback

44 Matthew             Fullback

21 John                    Right Halfback

20 Judas                  Kicker



Patrick McCaskey


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 poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas.  McCaskey’s latest book is Tuition Rebate.   Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel and Poems About the Gospel II are books for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem–both books are available from Amazon.

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