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Win or lose, Cathletes 'here for Christ'
Play for Christ • Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., blesses a basket of lapel pins bearing the Catholic Athletes for Christ logo during the group’s leadership summit Sept. 20 in the Diocesan Chancery, Lawrenceville. About 90 student-athletes, representing eight Catholic high schools in the Diocese participated. John Batkowski photos
Play for Christ • Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., blesses a basket of lapel pins bearing the Catholic Athletes for Christ logo during the group’s leadership summit Sept. 20 in the Diocesan Chancery, Lawrenceville. About 90 student-athletes, representing eight Catholic high schools in the Diocese participated. John Batkowski photos
Nearly 90 members of Catholic Athletes for Christ from across the Diocese of Trenton showed how strong faith, coupled with strong athletics, has helped them become leaders both on and off the field during the annual CAC High School Leadership Summit Sept. 20. More ...
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Inaugural global event to focus on faith, sports
With the blessing of His Holiness Pope Francis, the first Global Conference on Faith and Sport will bring together global leaders and influencers from the world of faith, sports and business Oct. 5 -7 at the Vatican to discuss connections between faith and sports. More ...
Friday, September 23, 2016
Gold medalist forms bond with Pennington parish during training for Rio
When America looks back on its remarkable performance in the 2016 Summer Olympics, the town of Pennington and St. James Church can take pride in being a little part of it all. More ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Faith, determination play role in Paralympian's journey to Rio
When Brian Siemann came into the world, he did so with three other sisters, the lone male in a set of quadruplets born to Teresa Siemann. More ...
Friday, September 9, 2016
Mercer CYO sets schedule for basketball coaches meetings
For the 64th year, the Mercer County CYO will host basketball leagues this fall. More ...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Donovan Catholic field hockey program makes debut
When Debbie Schwartz and Dawn Dziedzic showed up to coach softball at Donovan Catholic in the spring of 2014, Schwartz had a question totally unrelated to the sport she was coaching at the time. More ...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
CBA athletes earn medals in USA Weightlifting meet
Christian Brothers Academy students Christian Recanatini and Tim Murray, along with CBA Strength Coach Steve Bare racked up some impressive lifts while competing Aug. 13 in a USA Weightlifting meet at an outdoor venue in Andover, N.J. More ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Shot putter says he keeps faith front and center wherever he competes
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The universality of the Catholic Church has helped Olympian and world champion shot putter Joe Kovacs keep his faith front and center no matter where his sport has taken him. More ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Steeplechase Olympian has big cheering section back in Missouri
ST. LOUIS — While Olympian Colleen Quigley urges people to chant "Go Team USA," she has hung onto another cheer: "Go Markers." More ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Texas Catholic high school community cheers swimmer to Olympic bronze
FORT WORTH, Texas  — Matthew Coffer, a 2007 Nolan Catholic High School graduate, said it best in a comment posted to the school's alumni page: "It was a great night to be a Viking!" More ...
Friday, August 12, 2016
U.N. Refugee Olympic team: 'The victory scream of all refugees'
RIO DE JANEIRO — Glued to the improvised screen set up on the patio of the Caritas house, the refugees yelled and they cried. But most of all, they cheered. They cheered for their two Congolese colleagues, Popole Misenga, 24, and Yolande Mabika, 28, who were competing in judo as part of the United Nations' Refugee Olympic team. More ...
Thursday, August 11, 2016



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