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Matt Nelson

Matt holds a B.Ed from the University of Regina and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Canada. After several years of skepticism, he returned to the Catholic Church in 2005. Now alongside his chiropractic practice, Matt is a speaker and writer for FaceToFace Ministries and Religious Education Coordinator at Christ the King Parish. He currently resides in Shaunavon, SK, with his wife, Amanda, and their daughter, Anna. Follow Matt through his blog at ReasonableCatholic.com.


Matt Nelson Latest Blog Posts

The Eucharist and What Jesus Meant By ''Is''

by Matt Nelson . April 13, 2017 . 8 Comments

The night before He died, Jesus held up unleavened bread to the twelve disciples and said, "This is my body". Here, undoubtedly, the disciples experienced another dose of "Jesus-Shock" (a term coined by Dr. Peter Kreeft)...

What Did Chesterton See in the Church?

by Matt Nelson . April 03, 2017 . 0 Comments

G.K. Chesterton wrote that the Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; rather it has been found difficult and left untried. This undoubtedly is true for many in our modern era of rampant religious indiffere...

Is Religion An “Extra”?

by Matt Nelson . December 19, 2016 . 12 Comments

One of the great heresies of our modern age is the belief that religion is an insignificant “extra.” On this view, the significance of one’s choice to be “religious” is reduced to ...

In Defense of the Crucifix

by Matt Nelson . November 28, 2016 . 0 Comments

The Christian crucifix draws the eyes, mind, and heart to the death of Jesus of Nazareth two thousand years ago. To many an atheist the crucifix is too much – for it is an image of a bloody execution and ...

Where Is God? The Problem Of Divine Hiddenness

by Matt Nelson . September 16, 2016 . 0 Comments

If God exists, where is he? Moreover if God is all-loving and all-powerful why hasn’t he shown himself to the world? He’s all loving: why would he leave any room for doubt? He’s all-powerful:...