The inspiring story of a priest leading an NBA coach to the Catholic Church

February 13, 2023 | Aleteia

By Cerith Gardiner | Aleteia

Andrew Jones III is a coach for the Detroit Pistons, and a friendship with a pastor will see him become a Catholic this Easter.

Andrew Jones III stands tall at 6-foot-9 — a fact that didn’t go unnoticed by a Catholic priest named Fr. John McKenzie when he saw him at the National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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