Fr. Mathias Thelen
Fr. Mathias Thelen, S.T.L., was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan in 2010. He has served several parishes and was a spiritual director and assistant professor of theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. He currently serves as president of Encounter Ministries (www.encounterministries.us), which seeks to equip and activate the laity in using the gifts of the Holy Spirit in evangelization. He authored the book, “Biblical Foundations for the Role of Healing in Evangelization.” Fr. Thelen is also the pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Brighton, Michigan.