Br. Matthew Mary lived in Delaware before entering religious life. After receiving instruction in the Catholic Faith, he entered the Church when he was twenty-one years old. In October 2007 he entered the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word. Brother received his habit in 2008 and made his first profession of vows in August 2009. He made his perpetual vows on August 11, 2014. Br. Matthew is currently in his third year of theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary.