Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Retired Saskatchewan Nun Offers Prayer for Riders in Quest for Grey Cup

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Retired Saskatchewan Nun Offers Prayer for Riders in Quest for Grey Cup

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Our Father, who art in green and white

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SASKATOON - A retired nun in Saskatoon suspects God could be wearing a Saskatchewan Roughriders jersey and a watermelon helmet when the Riders meet the Toronto Argonauts in this weekend's Canadian Football League Eastern Conference final.

Sister Rosetta Reiniger is one of a group of nuns who believe God will be on Saskatchewan's side when the teams kick off Sunday at BMO Field for the right to go to the Grey Cup in Ottawa on Nov. 26.

She told a Saskatoon radio station this week that while God loves every team, there's only one colour the Holy Spirit wears -- and that's green.

Sister Rosetta is a superfan who has been cheering for Saskatchewan for more than five decades, and has been witness to many of the team's highs and lows.

After three tough years that saw the club miss the playoffs, she believes the green and white are ready to return to glory.

Sister Rosetta may also have an ear to the great huddle in the sky, because she says Saskatchewan is also going to win the Grey Cup. …

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