Matthew Pelletier

“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.”

G.K. Chesterton

Where I serve

God has called me to serve my first year on mission at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. I am excited to bring the gospel to as many students as possible on campus, with the help of my team!Temple Team Photo

Our team from left to right (Elena, me, Brenda, Chris)

My Story

I had a transformative encounter with Christ at Mount St. Mary’s University. While I was raised Catholic, my experience of the Catholic faith was one of going through the motions. It was not until I developed deep sincere friendships with FOCUS missionaries on campus that I began to come alive in my faith. I had the principles of a good Catholic life modeled for me in an intimate way by the FOCUS missionaries I lived with during my junior and senior year of college. Their love for God and others and their self sacrificial demeanor inspired me to walk in the footsteps of Christ. This environment of authentic friendship and community enabled me to accept God’s call to serve him by participating in the mission of FOCUS.

Your Impact

When I accepted God’s call to join FOCUS, I also accepted the call to be reliant on His providence for my life. This includes reliance on financial support from others to provide for my life on mission. Through your acceptance of God’s call to support my mission, together we can claim many souls for Christ! I would be honored to share this mission with you, please feel free to contact me at:

[email protected] (484)-437-6284

Pax Christi

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