Friday, May 6, 2011

McCaskey to Speak at Champions of Faith Presentation at Andrews HS, Tinley Park IL


Sporting Chance Press author Patrick McCaskey will be the featured speaker at St. Stephen Parish Men's Club Mass and Sports Sundays Event at 7:00 p.m. on June 11, 2011 at Andrew High School Auditorium. The Event which also features a showing of the Champions of Faith™ movie costs $15 per family on tickets bought in advance and $20 at the door. Andrew High School Auditorium is located at 9001 W. 171st Street in Tinley Park. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. For tickets, contact Deacon Chuck McFarland at (708) 342-2400 or email: ctm728@aol.com

The Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition is a multi-award winning film that explores the intersection of sports and faith in Major League Baseball--profiling many of the most accomplished and devout figures in the game like Mike Piazza, David Eckstein, Jeff Suppan, Mike Sweeney, Jack McKeon and Rich Donnelly. Each Family attending will receive the DVD: Champions of Faith.

After the film, Bears Senior Director Patrick McCaskey will talk about his own sports and faith experience. McCaskey is known for his moving and humorous presentations that chronicle his 36 years in the Bears organization and his growing up in an exceptional sports and typical Catholic family.

Attendees will be able to meet Mr. McCaskey after the presentation and copies of his book Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout will be available for purchase.

Above photo of Mr. McCaskey and young sports fans from recent book signing at Love Christian Center in Kankakee, IL.