It’s anecdotal but I know of one case where coach Shula went to a Mass on game day (and in this case, it was a game on a Saturday). I’m not going to assume anything more than that about church attendance, it’s not my place but I had to pass that along. So, God bless him.
“The Miami Dolphins are saddened to announce that Head Coach Don Shula passed away peacefully at his home this morning,” the team said in a statement.
As Shula’s family expanded—he had six siblings, including a set of triplets born in 1936—his father got a job in the local fishing industry for $15 a week, and later worked at a rayon plant in nearby Painesville, Ohio. Shula attended elementary school at St. Mary’s, a private Catholic school in Painesville; his mother was a devout Catholic, and his father converted to that denomination when they married.[
. We can pray faithfully for the departed soul for it’s eternal rest. O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal