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LTP Members Meet Champions of Faith
U. S. A. | APOSTOLATE | NEWS
Faith and Dedication make a steady gameplan: learning from the best

LTP members converse with Cardinal George at the Champions of Faith event.
LTP members converse with Cardinal George at the Champions of Faith event.

In mid-February members of the Leadership Training Program gathered to attend the 1st annual Champions of Faith Benefit held at Chicago´s Soldier Field. Relevant Radio´s own John Morales hosted an event that awarded of one baseball’s most prominent and religiously devout players today, Juan Pierre, current LA Dodgers centerfielder and 2003 World Series Champion. Members of the Flossmoor Leadership Training Program were also privileged to meet future football hall-of-famer Patrick McCaskey, co-owner of the NFC Champion Chicago Bears, as well as His Eminence Francis Cardinal George O.M.I, Archbishop of Chicago.

The LTP members who participated in the event were juniors and seniors from area high schools Marian Catholic High School, in Chicago Heights, and St. Ignatius College Prep, in Chicago. This event, filled with inspiration and energy, marked the beginning of a journey for these young men as they will embark upon a 6-week mentoring program aimed at Catholic boys from ages 9-14 that will focus on media and family virtues. Dennis Cortes, who is entering his 3rd year as the local LTP coordinator, and Joel Mishork, a volunteer in the Regnum Christi co-worker program, felt that this would be a great opportunity for these young men to learn more
LTP members donned their Brian Urlacher jerseys and posed with the co-owners of the Chicago Bears Virginia and Patrick McCaskey.
LTP members donned their Brian Urlacher jerseys and posed with the co-owners of the Chicago Bears Virginia and Patrick McCaskey.
about virtue and their faith from some of the most influential people in the sports world today. The goal of LTP is for these young men to "practice their leadership abilities and share them with younger boys by committing to mentor throughout the course", said Mishork. This benefit was an edifying experience for the young men and will certainly serve as a catalyst and inspiration throughout their mentoring program.

If you would like to know more about the Flossmor Leadership Training Program or would like to know how to join, please contact Joel Mishork (708) 846-5576 ccmchicago@arcol.org.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2007-03-08


 
 

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