Les Costello became most widely known through his involvement in the Flying Fathers. Begun as a one-off prank, the hockey team he founded, comprised of priests, became a huge success. Throughout the 1970's and 1980's the team traveled across Canada raising millions of dollars for charities.
Les Costello: Canada's Flying Father is the biography of a tough-talking, justice-seeking, fiery man of deep spirituality who reinvents himself by converting the skills and stamina of an athlete into the lifelong vocation of the truly inspired pastoral leader.
Charlie Angus, MP for Timmins-James Bay, has written the biography of a fiery man of deep spirituality who reinvented himself by converting the skills and stamina of an athlete into the life-long vocation of a truly inspired pastor.