Jesus Was An Excellent Recruiter
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 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 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. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is a book for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance Press, Amazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.
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