- Dec 9, 2019
Two World Series game losses were the last thing Father T.J. Dolce wanted for his birthday.
Former Houston Astros batboy speaks about faith and baseball during the World Series.
The Milwaukee Archdiocese’s vicar for ordained and lay ecclesial ministry, has been a lifelong Brewers fan, but he also has a special connection to the team, having served as its Catholic chaplain for 12 seasons.
Father Paul Felix is the pastor of the 147-year-old Mary Queen Catholic Church parish, which is across the street from Minute Maid Park, the home of the Houston Astros. The priest said the World Series was a prime time to evangelize the culture with the rosary, especially during the centennial of the Marian apparitions at Fatima.
The Catholic prelates of Chicago and Cleveland have made a wager on the outcome of the World Series, with Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich of Chicago putting some deep-dish pizza on the line and Bishop Richard J. Lennon of Cleveland countering with pierogi, kielbasa and sauerkraut.