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 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. 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 PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.

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