Father Matthew P. Schneider is an openly autistic Catholic priest with the Legionaries of Christ. He’s originally from Calgary, Canada, but since joining the Legionaries of Christ, has done ministry across North America. He has written for many publications including the National Catholic Register, America, Crux, Aleteia, and Pauline Books & Media including his new book, “God Loves the Autistic Mind: Prayer Guide for Those on the Spectrum and Those Who Love Us“. You can find him on social media at @FrMatthewLC, @AutisticicPriest. He currently lives in Northern Virginia, writing a doctoral thesis in moral theology.