Matt Vander Vennet

Matt Vander Vennet currently resides somewhere in central Illinois. Matt is a teaching fellow and doctoral candidate studying Church History at the Catholic University of America 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 young daughter 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.

Matt Vander Vennet

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