Celebrity athletes certainly face many varied temptations to focus on self, money and fame, testing even the most ardent faith. A few athletes like Tim Tebow put their faith front and center, unashamed to pray on the field or let it be known that they are devout Christians. However, most celebrity athletes keep their faith hidden or in the background. They may be ambiguous about their faith or prefer to keep it private, especially if they are involved in scandals or less-than-Christian-like behavior. Several of the following famous Catholic athletes have experienced falls from grace. Like all of us, they must seek forgiveness and turn to God in times of trouble. It’s not enough to drive and train your body, you must also spend time cultivating your soul. Several of the following these seven Catholic athletes may have make serious mistakes, but demonstrate strength of character in other ways such as charity and philanthropy.