Priest Set A Personal Best At A Marathon—And During Mass
The running priest catered a service to marathoners the morning of the race.
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Rev. Michael Alello is a runner—and he set a personal best at the Louisiana Marathon, finishing in 4 hours, 53 minutes and change. But what’s more impressive? The priest at St. Joseph’s Cathedral led a special mass for marathoners, completing the service in 27 minutes to allow participants to make mass and also make the starting line at the marathon.
Okay, the real best part is he wore his running gear under his garments to save time—including his fuel belt!