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Matt Vander Vennet

Matt Vander Vennet currently resides somewhere in central Illinois. Matt is a doctoral candidate studying Church History at the Catholic University of America, is currently writing his dissertation, and is the advancement director for a local Catholic high school. Matt holds an M.A. from Holy Apostles College & Seminary and an M.Phil from CUA. Matt is married to a beautiful redhead named Liz and loves being daddy to their daughters and son! He loves a good brew (NO IPAs!), the Green Bay Packers, & also plays guitar. Feel free to check out www.mattvandervennet.bandcamp.com.

The Story of the Legion of Theban Martyrs and their Courageous Faith

Today’s (September 22) saintly feasts are numerous and include Ignatius of Santhia, Lauto of Coutances, Maurice, Sadalberga, Basilia, Digna and Emerita of Rome, Emmeramus of Regensburg, Florentius the Venerable, Irais, Jonas, Joseph Marchandon, Lindru of Partois, Otto of Freising, Sanctinus of Meaux, Silvanus of Levroux, and the Spanish Civil War martyrs to name just a […]

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Famous Athletes Who Were/Are Outspoken About Their Catholic Faith

Catholics have always had a healthy relationship with sporting events and since the 19th century even popes have been supportive and outspoken on the benefit of sporting to people. (For an interesting article on the matter, click here.) Pope Francis also recently said, “Sport is a universal language that brings together peoples, and can help persons

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