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CTH Major Ryan Martire a Living, Breathing Inspiration to His Team

Blue Demons' spiritual leader ready to enter the seminary in January
Originally published on The Official Website of DePaul University Athletics​ on Nov. 02, 2016 ​

Ryan Martire | DPU Athletics Video 
​​Ryan Martire files into the DePaul Student Center chapel with his team before every Blue Demon home game. As the team sits down, Martire stands and leads them in a brief prayer.

For each game, he picks a different player to tell a short, motivational story and then Martire concludes the session by discussing a Bible verse that stands out to him. Everyone bows their heads in prayer. One by one, the men’s soccer team gets up and leaves the chapel to head back before game time... read more