In April 2006, the Pilot interviewed Fr. Dan about his experiences running in the Boston Marathon:
What does running the Boston Marathon and discerning one’s vocation have in common?
Quite a lot, according to Daniel Kennedy — a seminarian at St. John’s Seminary in his third year of theology.
“Running a marathon is a journey that parallels, in many ways, discovering a vocation to the priesthood,” he declared.
On Patriot’s Day, Kennedy will be among the 20,000 runners who will test their resolve as they participate in the 110th Boston Marathon…
“Whether it’s running the course from Hopkinton to Boston, or it’s thinking about becoming a priest at age 7 or 8 and finally realizing it on ordination day, there are many curves, bumps, hills and heartbreaks along the way,” Kennedy said.
Read the full article at: Boston Pilot: Seminarian’s marathon run to raise vocation awareness