ATHLETICS

"Every Christian is called to become a strong athlete of Christ, that is, a faithful and courageous witness to his Gospel."
     - John Paul II

This class explores 6 virtues that will make you successful in athletics. You will come to discover that these 6 virtues not only make a successful athlete, they make a successful person, which makes a successful Catholic, which makes a great saint, which brings joy, happiness, and an unshakable peace. This class focuses on how athletics can help us discover our Catholic faith, but really can be applied to every aspect of our lives, whether it is business, relationships, hobbies, or anything else. It can be summed up by the bible verse, "...whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God."  
(1 Corinthians 10:31)


The six virtues that will help you "do everything for the glory of God" make up the acronym S.P.O.R.T.S.
Self discipline
Perseverance and Passion
Obedience
Repetition and Recreation
Teamwork
Sportsmanship