It is rare for any school in the country to field an Olympic athlete, let alone two, but Oakland Catholic High School (OC) – the only all-girls Catholic high school in Western Pennsylvania – has earned the designation. Two alumnae from the Pittsburgh school are representing Team USA at Rio 2016.
On the eve of the Summer Olympic Games, Pope Francis launched, through The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, “Sports, a culture of encounter,” the video that calls for sports as a practice of “human dignity, turned into a vehicle of fraternity.”
Do you have “Olympic fever”? Catch up with Catechism of Hockey author Alyssa Bormes to look at the spiritual side of the Olympics.