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April 16, 2015
Playing organ for New York teams is sports heaven for church musician
Playing organ for New York teams is sports heaven for church musician

CNS photo by Gregory A. Shemitz

Paul Cartier, an organist at Our Lady of Hope Church in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, finds himself in sports heaven at this time of the year.

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March 24, 2015
McQuaid earns state hockey title; other teams win sectional crowns
McQuaid earns state hockey title; other teams win sectional crowns

Led by a state hockey championship for McQuaid Jesuit, the five Catholic high schools in the diocese enjoyed well-rounded success in the recently concluded winter sports season.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 20, 2015
Group tends to spiritual needs, shares the good news at spring training

 

 

The crack of the bat is a sure sign of spring, one that calls Ray McKenna to the field.

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December 5, 2014
Football-coaching nun focuses on positive values
Football-coaching nun focuses on positive values

Benedictine Sister Lisa Maurer prays, studies, ministers at parishes and coaches college football players.

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By Sarah McCarthy/Catholic News Service
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November 17, 2014
McQuaid volleyball, Aquinas soccer halted in state-title bids
McQuaid volleyball, Aquinas soccer halted in state-title bids

Strong state-tournament performances came from the McQuaid Jesuit boys' volleyball team, which reached the NYSPHSAA title match; and Aquinas Institute girls' soccer, which made the state semifinal round.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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November 3, 2014
Wins, eligibility issues mark sectionals
Wins, eligibility issues mark sectionals

Several Catholic high schools in the diocese have advanced far into post-season playoffs, while two teams also made headlines when their seasons were ended by player eligibility situations.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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September 8, 2014
Firm foundation of faith led Colts' linebacker from Kenya to the NFL
Firm foundation of faith led Colts' linebacker from Kenya to the NFL

Daniel Adongo, a lifelong Catholic and native of Kenya, had never played American football and knew little of the game before the Indianapolis Colts signed him to a contract.

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By Sean Gallagher Catholic News Service
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July 30, 2014
Former major league player shares baseball skills, deep faith at camp
Former major league player shares baseball skills, deep faith at camp

KENT, Wash. (CNS) -- After Anthony Adams received a baseball-bead rosary at Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, he posted a photo of it Read More

By Jean Parietti
Catholic News Service

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