Friday, September 2, 2011

McCaskey to Speak at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House in Indianapolis

Family, Sports and Faith: An Evening with Mr. Patrick McCaskey, Senior Director of the Chicago Bears

Sporting Chance Press author and Chicago Bears Senior Director Patrick McCaskey will offer his personal witness to faith as a Christian athlete, husband, father and businessman. He reveals his personal faith journey and how faith is key in the lives of many athletes, coaches, religious leaders and others he has known. This personal story looks at decades of spiritual enlightenment and life lessons, recalling with good humor and compassion those who made the cut on and off the field, plus people who left comfortable lives to serve the under-served in extraordinary ways.

Hear are the stories of team owners, inspirational players and extraordinary athletes who looked beyond the game, to live by faith, to serve and to dedicate themselves to their Creator. Personal experiences of working with great charities and faith leaders along with growing up in an exceptional sports family are shared.

Patrick McCaskey is a 36-year veteran and Senior Director of the Chicago Bears and parishioner at the Church of St. Mary in Lake Forest, IL. He is chairman of Sports Faith International, an initiative which recognizes people who are successful in sports while leading exemplary lives. He is a speaker known for his moving and humorous presentations on sports, community and faith. A high school football all-American and record-breaking track star in his youth, McCaskey competes on the masters track circuit. Patrick and his wife, Gretchen, have three sons.

Check-in begins at 6 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm and the program to follow, concluding by 9:30 pm.

$30 per person/$20 per high school student; September 15, 2011: Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House in Indianapolis, Indiana

McCaskey will also be signing copies of his new book Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout following the event.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House
5353 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46226
(317) 545-7681

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