Matt Karr


Title:  Mission Center Director

Mission Center: Kansas


Matt graduated in 1997 from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After college, he felt a call to serve through NET Ministries. Matt served as a team leader with NET for a year and then was a team supervisor for two years. It is through this ministry that he met his wife, Jen. After serving with NET, Matt went to Franciscan University and received a Master’s Degree in Theology with a specialization in Catechetics. Following graduate school, he worked for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas as the Director of Catholic Formation at Saint Ann’s Parish and later as the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Archdiocese. During his time with the Archdiocese, Matt was influential in bringing Saint Paul’s Outreach to the Kansas City area. Matt joined SPO full time in 2013 and continues to focus on evangelization to young people in Kansas City.

Matt lives with his wife Jen and their five kids in Kansas City, Missouri.