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Armadillo Jim uses the 'little armored' animals to teach spiritual message at Monte Cassino
Armadillo Jim (Tulsa Chapter Director Jim Schmidt) uses the ‘little armored’ animals to teach spiritual message to students at Monte Cassino
By Bill Sherman
The roar of 400 screaming
children shook the auditorium at Monte Cassino Elementary School on
Tuesday afternoon, as they jumped to their feet and cheered two
armadillos racing toward a finish line where Catholic Bishop David
Konderla waited with a checkered flag.
The Armadillo Derby was the conclusion of an hourlong show by "Armadillo Jim” Schmidt and his Put On Your Armor team.
Earlier in the fast-paced,
high-energy program, Schmidt talked about armadillos, weaving in
messages about God’s love, treating others right and avoiding the
pitfalls of life, including cruel texting and bullying.
"Armadillos are a great teaching tool. They’ve been with me for almost 40 years,” Schmidt said after the program. To read more of the article click HERE