Though Father Mitchel Zimmerman, archdiocesan vocations director, admits the Revs have a height advantage over the eighth-grade boys on the Serra All-Stars team, this is no rout.
"They show us no mercy," said Father Zimmerman
"The main obstacle with vocations is to present priests as real persons in the hearts and minds of young people," said Father Zimmerman
"It's hard for people to become priests themselves if they only see priests behind the altar.
So the game lets everyone see that priests are pretty cool."
Not to mention good athletes, said Father Zimmerman
, who has played with the Runnin' Revs since he
was ordained nine years ago.
"At 38, I'm thinking about retirement from the Revs," he