Endorsements

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CARDINAL THOMAS COLLINS

“I greatly appreciate‎ the work that Matt Nelson is doing to explain the faith and proclaim the Gospel.” —His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto

 

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REV. THOMAS ROSICA, CSB

“Matt Nelson gives flesh and blood to the words of I Peter 3:15: “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect… .” I have had the privilege and pleasure of knowing Matt and witnessing his faith, goodness, conviction, sincerity and zeal. I support his work of evangelizing and faith sharing.” Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, English language media attaché of the Holy See Press Office & CEO of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation

 

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PATRICK COFFIN

Matt Nelson employs his own brand of Canadian brio to explode the myth that the Catholic Faith is unreasonable. In a media culture prone to hysterics and hyperbole, Matt’s approach (in print and in person) works so well because he makes all the right distinctions between what the mind can know and what God has revealed. Highly recommended, eh. —Patrick Coffin, host of The Patrick Coffin Show, former host of Catholic Answers Live, author of Sex Au Naturel, and film producer at Immaculata Pictures.

 

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DR. HOLLY ORDWAY

“Thoughtful, insightful, interesting, and always charitable, Matt Nelson makes a great contribution to the New Evangelization. He tackles important topics, and does so with both clarity and depth, while also encouraging the reader to follow up and learn more. This is what popular-level apologetics should look like – may his tribe increase!” —Dr Holly Ordway, author of Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms

 

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BRANDON VOGT

“St. John Paul II famously said that faith and reason are like two wings that ascend to truth. Most Catholics get that first part right–we have strong faith and devotion. But we need the second part, too. Matt Nelson can help. He is one of the best young apologists in the Church today, an expert at showing how the Catholic Church isn’t just beautiful and good–it’s also true. Smart, clear, and passionate, he’s everything the New Evangelization calls for.” Brandon Vogt, Content Director at Word on Fire Catholic Ministries

 

KARLO BROUSSARD

“Matt Nelson brings a fresh new take on the apologetics scene with his wide range of knowledge on a variety of topics and his clear and concise writing style. He is a young Sheed in the making.” —Karlo Broussard, staff apologist at Catholic Answers.

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KEN YASINSKI

“Matt’s ability to explain and defend the beauty of the Catholic faith is both powerful and effective. As a speaker and writer, Matt engages his audience with his creative use of humor and storytelling, while making a convincing case for Catholicism. Though Matt is one of the newest communicators in the Church today, I unreservedly endorse his apostolate.” — Ken Yasinski, President, Catholic Speaker Productions Inc & Lighthouse Catholic Media speaker

 

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JON COURCHENE

“Matt is a truly powerful communicator.  Not only does he know the teachings of the Catholic Church, but he is also able to communicate them attractively with humor, authenticity, and conviction. This is a rare gift and great blessing to the Church.  Matt engages his audience effectively and, more importantly, offers them the truth and love of Christ.” — Jon Courchene, Executive Director, FaceToFace Ministries

JOE ZAMBON
JOE ZAMBON

“Matt is my go-to guy for all things theology related. He is well-read and has a great love for the Lord, His Church and Her Tradition.  Matt is a gifted writer and a dear brother who has responded to the call of the New Evangelization.”Joe Zambon, Singer/Songwriter

 

EMMA FRADD

“Matt is a passionate, funny speaker who tells personal real life stories of defending his Catholic faith. The New Evangelization needs people like him who can listen as they preach; as a result of this, Matt encourages others to defend their faith actively and boldly.”Emma Fradd, Musician, Interior Castle

 

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JANELLE REINHART

“Matt is a gifted speaker capable of communicating both his love and knowledge of the Catholic faith, as well as practical ways to live it out and grow in holiness. His stories captivate the audience and his personal humility is an authentic testimony.  If you’re looking for a speaker who will give you the full package; Catholic teaching, holy inspiration and personal witness, look no further, Matt’s got it!” Janelle Reinhart, Christian Pop Singer and Team Leader for The Festival of Praise monthly event