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Author Archive: Fr. Matthew P. Schneider, LC

Fr Matthew P. Schneider, LC is a religious priest with the Legionaries of Christ who focuses on youth ministry. After 2 years of engineering, he entered religious life in 2001, made final vows in 2009 and was ordained in 2013. His twitter bio (which 33,000 people follow) begins: “I ♥ Jesus. Jesus ♥ us. I want to help you experience him & become his apostle.” Currently he lives in the DC metro area and spend his time studying, writing, and helping out his community and their retreat center.

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5 Good Changes the Synod Could Make

October 22, AD 2015 17 Comments
5 Good Changes the Synod Could Make

Questions such as communion for the divorced and remarried, female deacons, and acceptance of homosexual relationships have dominated the media discussion about the Synod that began earlier this month. Instead of adding volume to those debates, I want to point out a few positive things we can pray come out of the synod. The synod […]

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The Subjective Side of Vocations

May 22, AD 2014 0 Comments
The Subjective Side of Vocations

In recent years there have been a number of great initiatives to promote vocations. They show young priests happy with their priesthood, they show the joy of celebrating the sacraments and preaching, and they point out how important priests are to others. Then you have communities making brochures about their apostolates and spirit. These are […]

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