Priest Continues Path on Life’s Marathon

Running a marathon is no easy task. Even with years of training, it’s still a grueling test of perseverance and stamina. In many ways, the journey of life is synonymous with a marathon. It may involve some challenging times that we think we cannot overcome, but if we just keep pushing forward, an end to […]

Franciscan Priest Has Run 61 Marathons

For Father Brian Jordan, O.F.M., running marathons has been more so a way of life than a recreational hobby. He was supposed to run his 62nd marathon on Nov. 4, but the race was cancelled in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In total, his mileage in marathons adds up to 1,598.2 miles – nearly the […]

Unique Challenges Motivate Marathoners (with audio)

With nearly 50,000 runners registered for the 43rd ING N.Y.C. Marathon, Nov. 4, the Diocese of Brooklyn will be well-represented.   Sharing a Brotherly Bond John Conway, 22, will be running his first N.Y.C Marathon. However, just two years ago, this wasn’t even a remote possibility. The Holy Family Elementary School graduate and altar server […]