Catholic Sports Radio - Sister Jean Schmidt

 She is a nun with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM), having been received into the order in 1938 and taking her final vows in 1945. She went on to teach at St. Charles Elementary School in North Hollywood, California, where she started a sports program, coaching women's basketball, softball, volleyball, track, ping-pong, and yo-yo. In 1994 she took on a role with the Loyola University Chicago men's and women's basketball teams and since 1996 has been the team chaplain for the men's basketball team. In January 2017 she was inducted into the Ramblers' Athletics Hall of Fame. On August 21st of this year, she celebrated her 103rd birthday.


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