Sunday Comics: Catholics in Action, Part 2

Here’s part two of Catholics in Action, an exploration of Catholic Social Doctrine from the personal level instead of the political.

As always, these pages come from Catholic University’s online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact.

There, a new bit of Catholic sports trivia for you.

I do have some misgivings about everyone’s referring to each negro man as a “boy,” but I think the author is simply replicating the common speech patterns of those days.  Here’s a decades-late congratulations to the editors of Treasure Chest for publishing such a story in 1952, when racism was still so prevalent. 


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Eric Pavlat is a convert from Unitarian Universalism who entered the Church in 1996. He lives in Maryland with his wife and six children. He is also a perpetually professed Lay Dominican in St. Pius V Pro-Chapter, located in Catonsville, MD. He founded Democrats for Life of Maryland, Inc., in 2004, served one term as president, and stayed on the board of directors until 2010. He now considers himself more a Distributist than anything else. Eric teaches 10th grade honors and special education students in English literature, composition, and grammar at his alma mater, Parkdale High School.

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