Next generation of Flying Fathers hits the ice with a mission
The Flying Fathers hockey team is close to a resurrection, and an Edmonton-area priest is a part of it.
For more than four decades, starting in 1963, the Flying Fathers were hockey’s version of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team. They entertained audiences with a combination of slapstick comedy, self-deprecating gags, pies in the face – and quality hockey – to raise more than $4 million for charity.
Frank Cosentino’s book “Holy Hockey: The Story of Canada’s Flying Fathers” was published in 2018.Burnstown Publishing House
The late Rev. Les Costello, who had won a Stanley Cup with Toronto Maple Leafs in 1948 before entering