Daniel Mattson

Daniel Mattson lives in the Midwest, where he has a career in the performing arts. He is a member of the Courage Apostolate and is featured in the documentary Desire of the Everlasting Hills. He has written about the Church’s good news concerning homosexuality in First Things, Crisis Magazine, Catholic Answers Magazine as well as other publications. He is also a regular contributor to Chastity.com. He is a frequent guest on Catholic radio, appearing often on Catholic Answers Live, the Al Kresta Show and Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo.  He has been a featured speaker at the National Catholic Singles Conference, and recently debated the Church’s teaching on homosexuality at Bowling Green State University. He is often invited to share his testimony with clergy, schools and parishes, where one of his primary focuses is to promote the freedom the Church brings to the world from our cultural confusion concerning sexual identity. He blogs at LettersToChristopher.wordpress.com. Other writings may be found at Joyful Pilgrims. He is currently writing a book with the working title “Why I Don’t Call Myself A Gay Christian: One Man’s Journey to Freedom.”