Andrew Trapp, a young Catholic priest of 28 years, won 100 000 $ 70 000 € in a poker tournament. The poker game will be broadcast on American television this weekend. He has put these gains at the disposal of his parish in order to build a new church.
Satisfied with this success, the pastor of Garden City, South Carolina said that even if he did not earn a reward, he wanted to show the public that every priest is a normal person, and they are human like everyone ‘s fun.
When the existing building, Andrew Trapp says that it is evening, and it urgently needs to be renovated as if Hurricane church could collapse. But there is also the need to expand the parish of St. Michael in order to meet their needs.
The loan is pleased to have helped his church through the gift that God could make him … to know that playing cards. This hobby with these poker skills allow him to provide real support to his parish, which has a need for 5.5 million dollars to be rebui
Knowing that in four years, the church in a successful fundraising which amounts to $ 4 million or 2.8 million. In other words, with the authorization of his superiors for this tournament, the priest brings his stone to the edifice.
Ordained a priest in July 2007, Andrew Trapp said that the Catholic Church does not blame the card games or games of chance. He adds that everyone can enjoy a beer or glass of wine on the condition of not abusing the point of being drunk … So like everything, it is question of moderation!
At the time, while he was still in college, the priest met with his family for a poker game. At that time, was a way for them to spend time together and have fun. Initiated poker during these times, he nevertheless continued to improve the seminary in Columbus, Ohio.
Finally the priest dressed in religious during this tournament will not be the first winner of the game, but he will still until the semifinals. As for the winner, he is retired from the NYPD with a gain of 700 000 €. With all that we wish the church of St. Michael reconstruction corresponding to all their needs!