Astros can count on Catholic nun seeking divine assistance
row 35, seat 31 when the Houston Astros play in Minute Maid Park.
A little divine intervention sought by one of their most devout
fans certainly couldn't hurt the team, who were in an 0-2 deficit
going into tonight's World Series game against Chicago.
Sister Damian is an 85-year-old Catholic nun who lives across
the street from the ball park and faithfully attends Astros games.
Her religious order, the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed
Sacrament, has operated a school at the site since 1873.
Three-hundred girls now attend high school there.
Sister Damian, as she is known, is a celebrity of sorts at both
the school and the ball park, where Astros owner Drayton McLane for
several years now has provided her a pair of tickets.
"We have a good chance, God willing," she said of her beloved
Astros, who are making their first World Series appearance in their