January 18, 2023

Matt Olson, a native of Isanti, Minn., is pictured with his parents, Doug and Sue Olson, in an undated photo. In February 2016, a junior hockey game left Olson, 20 years old at the time, paralyzed from the chest down. Now 26, Olson credits faith, family, community and his alma mater, Totino-Grace Catholic High School in Fridley, Minn., with carrying him through the many challenges he has faced as a result of his life-altering injury.(OSV News photo/courtesy Matt Olson)

Faith, family, community help former athlete meet challenges after life-altering injury

Matt Olson is on a new path and it's one he never expected. The 26-year-old native of Isanti, Minnesota, said he's not letting a life-altering injury affect his future as community support carries him through challenging times and his trust ...
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There’s a Gift in Your Midst

Reflect When we pray and seek out God, we are often led right to what’s already here in our lives. Pray Dear God, it’s clear to me now that sometimes when I try to find you above me,you show me ...
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