Washington Nationals starting pitcher Trevor Williams, known for his devout Catholic faith and prominent tattoos, expressed his disappointment with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ decision to re-invite and honor a controversial group called the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
LA Dodgers’ Pitcher Disagrees With Team Decision to Honor Anti-Catholic Group
Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Clayton Kershaw says he didn’t agree with his team’s decision to honor the drag group, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, during their Pride Night game June 16.
California Dioceses Say Honoring of Anti-Catholic LGBTQ+ Group Disrespects Women Religious
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles said the decision by Los Angeles Dodgers to re-invite the drag group, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, to their Pride Night game in June and honor them along with other organizations “makes light of the sincere and holy vocations of our women religious.”
L.A. Dodgers Re-Invite LGBTQ+ Group That Mocks Catholic Faith
A group that describes itself as a “leading-edge order of queer and trans nuns” was invited, then uninvited, and then re-invited by the Los Angeles Dodgers to be honored along with other organizations for their community service work during Pride Night on June 16 at Dodger Stadium.
Not Even MLB Home Openers Can Take Precedence Over Good Friday, Says Bishop
“Nothing should take precedence” over Good Friday — and that includes the baseball team’s home opener, said Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh in an April 5 statement shared after the diocese had received inquiries about a possible dispensation from the fasting and abstinence that is integral to the solemn day.
‘Bleacher Brothers’ Hit the Road to Evangelize in MLB Ballparks
In the span of a few hours at Comerica Park in Detroit at a May 31 Detroit Tigers game, Father Casey Cole heard a confession, and had a conversation about the faith with some tipsy young Catholics who noticed his Franciscan habit.
Mets Backup Catcher Guided by Faith
Tomás Nido has relied on his Catholic faith.
The Story Behind Willie Mays’ 4-Homer Game
Read the interesting story behind Mays’ 4-homer game.
Only in Print: ‘On The Inside, I Was Broken’
In his latest book, “Turn Your Season Around: How God Transforms Your Life,” former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry shares five foundational principles that transformed his life from the inside out — including the power of prayer and surrendering to God.
Catholic Convert Hank Aaron Leaves Lasting Legacy
The baseball world lost Hank Aaron on Jan. 22.