• Blog Posts

    A Cubs’ Prayer

    As I lay my head upon my blue and red pillow, I thank you for the many blessings of today. Please send down your healing hands upon our helmets, grant our opponents a peaceful sooner-than-expected rest this winter, and give us another day to honor our fans. If it is not too much to ask, given our century-long wait for these sweet sweet victories, may we honor our fans with eight more wins this year? In Ernie’s name, amen. #‎ACubsPrayer‬ ‪#‎WeAreGood‬

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    It takes strong faith and a sincere heart to cheer for the Cubs

    Two weeks ago (in 2007) I was at Wrigley Field in Chicago, watching the Cubs beat the Pirates and step toward the playoffs. As I drove home, I imagined conversations that might be heard if a Chicago sports talk program aired on a religious radio station. Good morning, this is Father Michael Patrick O’Connor talking to you live from our studio and devotional chapel on Waveland Avenue, overlooking the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. Go ahead, caller, you’re on the air. Caller 1: Hello Father Michael, it’s Cathy from Elgin. I have been a Cub fan all my life, but some of my friends have lost faith in the Cubbies.…