by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki Hockey-playing Catholic bishop Thomas J. Paprocki has a message for teens and young adults: athletics and fitness provide daily ways to connect with God. Bishop Paprocki weaves his unique personal story with eight athletic topics and connects them with a path to wholeness.
Holy Goals for Body and Soul: Eight Steps to Connect Sports with God and Faith links lessons from the world of sports and fitnessespecially the experiences of a Catholic bishop who plays ice hockeywith concrete ways to live a holy life. In Bishop Paprockis view, everyone is called to holiness, which can be encountered anywhere: I encounter holiness while training for a marathon. I encounter holiness during a workout at the health club. He explores eight sports-related topics to help the reader navigate a life of holiness: Fear, Frustration, Failure, Fortitude, Faith, Friendship, Family, Fun. Paperback, 160 pages