Sister Mary Jo!
Sister Mary Jo Shared with us some of her favorite coverage of her perfect pitch! Enjoy!
In case you missed it, our own Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, OP, threw out a flawless first pitch at the White Sox vs. Royals game Saturday, August 18. Sister Mary Jo was there to celebrate Marian Catholic High School night and wore a number 60 on the back of her uniform to mark the anniversary of MCHS this year. Check it out in the video below!
Marian Catholic High School was right on the field to share the internationally acclaimed first pitch at the Chicago White Sox game against the Kansas City Royals.
Sister Mary Jo had A LOT of interviews after the August 18 first pitch. Check it the collection and visit this page for updates as we get them.
#MondayMotivation from Sister Mary Jo on the radio program Catholic Schools Today about #humility: "If we look at everything through eyes of faith then we can understand, even if it bounces before the pate, that's a lesson in life too. That's humility. That's the balance." pic.twitter.com/47VDa1iasn— Springfield OP (@springfieldop) November 19, 2018
A: “I tell people I feel famous at Marian Catholic.
I really do.
They’re wonderful, and more than my love for sports I hope people recognize my joy for the Gospel and love for life.”
~Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, OP
Sister Mary Jo closed out ABC World News Tonight on Sunday, August 19
"I thought: this is my one opportunity to be a big leaguer."— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) August 20, 2018
Sister Mary Jo Sobiek describes throwing her perfect first pitch at Saturday's White Sox game.@GadiNBC will have more with Sister Mary Jo tonight, on @NBCNightlyNews https://t.co/05728AyyaT pic.twitter.com/vud1LQhWeI
Sister Mary Jo made a plug for Springfield Dominican vocations, saying, “Our life is not just the love of sports, but it is the love of God—keeping your energy, your motivation and enthusiasm for life.”
Question to Sister Mary Jo: How are you doing with your newfound fame on the Internet?
Sister Mary Jo: “I tell people I feel famous at Marian Catholic. I really do. They’re wonderful, and more than my love for sports I hope people recognize my joy for the Gospel and love for life.”
Have you heard the news? Marian Catholic’s own Sister Mary Jo Sobieck will take the mound on Saturday night at Guaranteed Rate Field to throw out the first pitch at Marian Catholic Night with the White Sox! She was spotted in East Gym yesterday warming up her arm. Watch Sister Mary Jo throw a strike in person by purchasing your tickets at https://www.mlb.com/whitesox/tickets/specials#marian-catholic
Sister Mary Jo (@sistermojo12) made a flawless first pitch at the @whitesox game. She wore a uniform with the number 60 on the back to mark the anniversary of #MCHS this year.— Springfield OP (@springfieldop) August 19, 2018
We are proud of the preaching & teaching God’s love she does at @Marian_Catholic.
Way to go Sister! https://t.co/StZCNHDhkR