Marathon-Running Bishop Says Exercise Can Help Spiritual Life

In his new book, Running for a Higher Purpose, Bishop Thomas Paprocki uses his life as a runner, and insights from the lives of others — such as Abraham Lincoln, Tommy John and Steve Prefontaine — to guide readers through eight steps to spiritual and physical fitness, which he calls interwoven.

Priest and Parish in Woodside Are ‘Fit’ to Serve

This is the third summer that the youth ministry at St. Sebastian’s, Woodside has sponsored the “Fit Club,” a program that gives youths a way to exercise and build up their faith. And it is a year after Father Henry Torres, a parochial vicar at St. Sebastian’s, started a weight-loss program after being warned about the health dangers his weight posed.