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Mattie J.T. Stepanek Guild

Faithful Servant / Hope & Gratitude

In this second conversation, we heard about Mattie’s life of hope as a faithful servant, his love of the Eucharist and how he embraced the Cross through his own suffering, finding the joy in life and God’s love.

Featured panelists – those who knew Mattie and those who did not know Mattie yet believe Mattie knew God – were:
Jeni Stepanek – Mattie’s Mom
Cheryl Kerwin – Guild Director who knew Mattie all his life
Joni Seith – Wife of a deacon; mother of four including a priest; author; artist who lives with a painful, progressive debilitating condition
Fr. Chris Seith – Son of Joni; author; Coordinator of Spiritual Formation for the Archdiocese of Washington’s Saint John Paul II Seminary; Spiritual Advisor for Mattie’s Guild