Papist Orthodoxy

September 26, 2009

Religious Marathon?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Antiochian-Thomist @ 9:45 pm

From Catholic News Service.

By Joyce Duriga

CHICAGO (CNS) — When Alicia Torres laced up her running shoes and tackled the 13.1 miles of the Chicago Half Marathon Sept. 13, her goal was to become a nun.

Torres is not a runner and had never run a distance race. But she ran the race as part of an appeal to friends and strangers to help pay off more than $90,000 in student loans so she can enter religious life.

For the full article, go here.

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