WMET Radio Interview: Mattie Matters

WMET Radio Interview: Mattie Matters

Tune in Monday, June 17 
in the 1 pm (EST) hour 
to listen to an interview 
with Mattie’s mom, Jeni Stepanek — 
airing on Guadalupe Network’s 
WMET 1160AM
 program, 
“Catholicism on the Beltway.” 

Link to live streaming:
 https://www.radio.net/s/wmet

More about Mattie’s possible 
Cause for Sainthood: 
www.MattieMatters.org


#MattieMatters  #MattiesGuild

Reception & Information Session

Please join us for a
Reception & Information Session

Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm
(following the 11:00 am Mass)

hosted by
The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Guild

Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church
in the St. Joseph’s Center
11704 Duley Station Road
Upper Marlboro, MD


Join members of the Guild,
and Mattie’s Mom, Jeni Stepanek,
to learn more about Mattie’s Cause of Canonization,
and to remember how Holy Rosary was
Mattie’s church and spiritual home.

This is where Mattie received the sacraments of
First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation,
and where he served as a lector and catechist.

Information will be shared about the upcoming
Mattie Stepanek 15 Year Memorial Mass
in Derwood, Maryland
(not far from the
Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park & Peace Garden)

and about the
Mattie Stepanek Lecture & Symposium
being planned for September 2019.

Visit Mattie4Sainthood.org to learn more about
Mattie’s Life of Holiness
– a life he celebrated at Holy Rosary,
and about the mission and work of the Guild.

For more information, contact
Mattie4Sainthood@gmail.com
or call/text 240.994.0603

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Mattie’s 15 Year Anniversary Mass

For Immediate Release:

15th Anniversary Memorial Mass of Mattie Stepanek –  
famous and faith-filled young poet
from the Archdiocese of Washington 

All are invited to the 15th Anniversary Memorial Mass for Mattie J.T. Stepanek on Saturday, June 22 at 11 am.  

Mattie’s brief life had many challenges, yet he accomplished a great deal in 13 years, writing six bestselling books of poetry and one bestselling book on peacemaking.  

Mattie inspired tens of thousands around the world with his message that life is worthy, hope is real, and that peace is possible. 

At an early age, he developed a profound relationship with God, and these spiritual conversations shaped his poems and other writings. 

The Mass will be held at St. Francis of Assisi (6701 Muncaster Mill Rd, Derwood, Maryland).  

Please join members of the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Guild after the Mass to learn more about the cause for Mattie’s sainthood and how Mattie’s life of holiness and heroic virtue continue to inspire young people today.  

For more information,
contact info@MattieMatters.org
or call 240.994.0603. 

View or download the PDF version of
this Press Release HERE…

View or download the JPG version of
this Press Release HERE…

#MattieMatters #MattiesGuild #PackTheChurch

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How to Share YOUR Mattie Reflections

 Sharing your “Mattie Reflections”
and Statements of Support

A cause for sainthood
in the Catholic Church
rests on the idea 
that the individual has
lived a life of heroic virtue,
namely pursuing or
choosing the good
in difficult circumstances. 

All are Welcome to Share

The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Guild welcomes 
“Mattie Reflections” and Statements of Support from
people of all ages, abilities, nationalities, and faiths. 

  • Those who directly knew Mattie J.T. Stepanek 
    are asked  to share their specific remembrances of how he lived a holy life.  
  • Those who knew or know of Mattie through
    his media appearances, writings, or public ministry
    are invited to share their experience of his holiness.  
  • ALL are nvited to share reflections and statements on
    how knowing Mattie or knowing about him has inspired them to live as a better person and led them to a closer relationship with God.

Simply follow the three steps below and share how
knowing Mattie, or knowing 
about him, 
has inspired you to live as a better person,
and/or led you to a closer relationship with God.

Reflect

  • How did/do you know Mattie? 
        
    Is there a quote or a conversation, an experience or appearance that is memorable and meaningful? 
  • Prayerfully and carefully reflecton your remembrance and share the most important facts.

Respond

  • A statement does not need to be long, but it does need to specific.
       
    Statements may be hand-written or typed, but they must be signed by person sharing information.
  • A reflection or statementis most effective when 
       specific dates, locations, conversations, and other details are shared.   
  • Offering specific information about something Mattie said or did 
       – and how that has inspired or impacted or changed you – is most helpful to the Guild.
  • It is suggested that you number each paragraph or line so that it is more easily cited by the Guild.

Reach Out

  • Please end/close your statement with this phrase:
    ‘I believe that the facts stated in this witness statement are true.’
  • IMPORTANT: Sign your name AND write your name AND date the document,  AND please give us a way to contact you (address / phone / email).
  • Please mail paper/print copies of reflections and statements to

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Guild
PO Box 674, Kensington, MD 20895

DOWNLOAD a PDF VERSION of these
“Sharing Mattie Reflections / Statements” Guidelines

by CLICKING
HERE… 

Thank you for lifting up Mattie’s Cause for Sainthood 
with your reflection and testimony statement.

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Why & How Mattie Still Matters

What Next?

Want to learn more about WHY and HOW
Mattie J.T. Stepanek is still serving as the
“Champion for Change”
selected by CNN’s Chris Cuomo?

Read the opinion essay offered by
Jeni Stepanek, PhD (Mattie’s mom / Mama Peace)
to accompany the CNN video
(PDF version) HERE…


Mattie’s Guild

— gathering information for his possible Cause of Canonization (sainthood), information about his spiritual life, events, activities, more:

Mattie’s Foundation

— sharing information about his peace mission, Peace Day Campaign, upcoming events & activities, Pathways to Peace, life & legacy, more:

CNN’s website with…

 — Jeni’s Why Mattie Still Matters” reflection essay & videos:

What next? Forthward

Support Mattie’s Cause