OSV News interviewed FOCUS Regional Director Dorian Arellano and parish missionary Jimmy Chang for With St. Joseph’s ‘fiat’, lay men expand the gospel’s reach on mission at home and overseas (in Detroit Catholic, an OSV subscriber)
OSV News interviewed FOCUS parish missionary Melissa Chang and campus missionary Lizzy Joslyn for Lay Catholic women embrace missionary life at home and overseas ‘holding up this church’ (in New Outlook, an OSV subscriber)
CatholicPhilly published an article by FOCUS missionary Lucero Manzanares about the 30 students who entered the Church from Temple, Drexel and University of Pennsylvania, Local College Students Become Full Members of Catholic Church
Our Sunday Visitor shared an inspirational article by Ryan Noll about a FOCUS mission trip to Brazil, Students bring people to Jesus while on FOCUS mission
The Catholic Times (Columbus) shared reflections from several students at Ohio State University who participated in a FOCUS mission trip, Students inspired by pilgrimage to Rome with FOCUS Missions
OSV News interviewed Ohio State University student and new convert Kelsey Moore and her Sponsor, FOCUS missionary Jennifer Meier for Good Questions, FOCUS And Large Stuffed Pigs: One New Catholic’s Journey To The Faith
National Catholic Register highlighted the RCIA journey of UN-Lincoln student Jay Mingo and his Sponsor, FOCUS Missionary Max Chapman in New Converts Drawn to the Faith Through the Real Presence
Aleteia highlighted FOCUS Missions for These college students will spend spring break serving others
Arlington Catholic Herald shared FOCUS missionary Amanda Emerson’s reflection about serving the poor in A mission trip to Peru
Southern Nebraska Register (Lincoln) published an article about FOCUS Missions by UN-Lincoln Newman Center Campus Minister and FOCUS alum Victoria Fasset, Encountering Jesus in a new way
OSV News interviewed Dublin-based FOCUS Regional Director Sean Flack for American lay missionaries fan embers of Catholic faith in Ireland (in FL Catholic, an OSV subscriber)
National Catholic Register shared the perspective of FOCUS Regional Director Jimmy Harrison in Living the New Evangelization in Old Bavaria
The Catholic Times (Columbus) mentioned the impact of FOCUS on conversions at Ohio State University in 20 join Church at Newman Center’s Easter Vigil
Denver Catholic interviewed FOCUS Area Director and CU Boulder alum Hilary Draftz for What’s the St. Tom’s secret to forming missionary disciples? ‘It’s Boulder.’
Catholic-Link shared an article by Digital Outreach FOCUS missionary Katt Redmond about the impact of the Love Life videos, This New Pro-Life Resource Is Making An Impact On College Campuses
Aleteia highlighted FOCUS as a beacon of hope in the article: Research shows the faith is young: Check out these numbers
EWTN Journey Home highlighted FOCUS missionary Srishti Gupta, and her journey from from Hinduism through atheism to Catholicism:
CatholicTV This is the Day interviewed Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, at SEEK23:
Salt & Light Radio interviewed FOCUS missionary Cooper Dow about outreach and impact at Idaho State University:
OSV News highlighted the impact of former FOCUS missionary Michelle Duppong: Sainthood cause of former FOCUS missionary prompts flood of prayer requests
Aleteia highlighted the FOCUS Love Life Pro-life videos: FOCUS video series equips pro-lifers to debate
Salt & Light Radio interviewed University of Utah missionary Meggy Ahern (starts at 26′): Morning Light – Meggy Ahern.
Denver Catholic shared the stories of three CU Boulder graduates, including Fr. Galvin (former FOCUS missionary) and Fr. Flores (former FOCUS student alum): Diamond in the rough: Priests find faith and vocations at CU Boulder
Catholic Review published an article about the upcoming conference featuring Curtis Martin: Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Maryland opens registration for March conference
Catholic News Agency published several articles, including ones highlighting SEEK23 speakers they interviewed:
- Catholic speakers at SEEK23 remember Pope Benedict XVI on the day of his burial
- Young Catholics converge at SEEK23: ‘I love seeing people fall in love with Jesus’
- Meet me in St. Louis: SEEK24 to return to ‘Rome of the West’
- Interview with Chika Anyanwu and Fr. Josh Johnson: Catholics reflect on racial reconciliation in U.S. Church: ‘We must be rooted in prayer’
- Interview with Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck and Sister Miriam James Heidland: Hanging up the jersey: What happens when God calls an athlete away from sports?
- Interview with Jason Evert: Rampant porn use causing ‘toxic lack of masculinity,’ Catholic speaker warns
National Catholic Register: The Church Is Young and Alive! FOCUS Gathers 17,000 Young Catholics at #SEEK23
OSV News: Foretaste Of Heaven: SEEK23 Conference To Draw Thousands
OSV News: (subscriber only so the link is from Catholic Spirit): Pope Benedict placed Jesus Christ at the heart of church’s mission, say evangelizers
OSV News: After ‘renewing’ SEEK23, missionaries are sharing fruits with others
Aleteia shared speaker Emily Wilson’s video in an article: Over 17,000 young people sing “Salve Regina”
Aleteia discussed one college student’s transformational SEEK23 experience: Raised without religion, college student’s life changes after SEEK conference
SiriusXM Katie McGrady recorded 13 interviews onsite. It’s subscription-based, but below are links for:
- Fr. Mike Schmitz
- Sr. Bethany Madonna
- Brian Miller (Archdiocese of St. Louis and FOCUS alum)
- Andy Joslyn and FOCUS missionary Lizzy Joslyn (Andy is Lizzy’s dad)
Total Information Talk Radio (St. Louis) interviewed Curtis Martin: FOCUS has brought 17,000 people to STL for SEEK-23 conference
St. Louis TV
- CBS 4 KMOV: Seek 23 Summit brings thousands of Catholics to St. Louis to evangelize, as All Things New looms over local parishes
- NBC 5 KSDK: Catholic conference brings thousands of people to St. Louis
St. Louis Review
- ‘The call to be His witnesses in the world’: SEEK 2023 conference opens in St. Louis with more than 17,000 college students and others
- Jesus loves us as we are and invites us to be saints, SEEK keynote speakers Sister Miriam James Heidland and Father Josh Johnson explain
- Who is Jesus and what does He teach us? SEEK keynoters Father Mike Schmitz and Sister Bethany Madonna reveal that faith is more than a feeling
Ex Corde (Benedictine): 17,000 CHEER FOR JESUS AT COLLEGE EVENT: SEEK23 MAKES HISTORY
The Leaven (Archdiocese of KC, KS), article by Emily Lopez, lead consultant for adult evangelization: Young Catholics were created for precisely this moment
The Leaven (Archdiocese of KC, KS), article by Benedictine student Jack Figge: Conference informs, renews college-age Catholics
Catholic Philly shared an article written by Lucero Manzanares, who serves at Temple: SEEK23 brings heart of Gospel to thousands
- Lucero also translated it into Spanish for them: SEEK23 comparte la alegria del Evangelio a miles
Arlington Catholic Herald: Local college students join thousands of their Catholic colleagues in St. Louis
Southern Nebraska Register: Diocesan students join 17,000 at SEEK conference and Bringing SEEK home
The Catholic Missourian: SEEK23 — a moment of grace for people from this diocese
The Belleville Messenger: Next generation of witnesses to the faith attend SEEK23 conference
The Record: God’s love in bloom at UofL
CatholicMom: SEEK 2023: Catholic Encouragement for Young Adults
- EWTN/Ave Maria Radio, Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo interviewed Niru De Silva about SEEK23 and the Lenten Bible Study. His interview starts at 34:50′:
- EWTN/Sacred Heart Radio, Son Rise Morning Show, interviewed Niru De Silva about SEEK23 and the Lenten Bible Study. His interview starts at 1:49:30′: https://soundcloud.com/sacred-heart-radio/son-rise-morning-show-20230112?in=sacred-heart-radio/sets/son-rise-morning-show-2023
Legatus interviewed FOCUS Founder Curtis Martin: Winning Hearts and Minds for Life on the Quad
Aleteia shared an article by Morgan Knobloch, a missionary serving at Angelo State University: The 3 pieces of advice I’d give to freshman me
ChurchPop published an article by Lucero Manzanares, a missionary who serves at Temple University: Going Back to School? Here’s 4 Ways to Keep Your Catholic Faith Alive on Campus
SiriusXM The Katie McGrady Show interviewed FOCUS Founder Curtis Martin
Sirius XM Busted Halo Show with Fr. Dave Dwyer interviewed FOCUS VP of Apostolic Development John Zimmer
Coming Home Network shared the inspiring conversion story of FOCUS staff member Amber Cybulski: Friends and FOCUS
The Catholic Spirit (Archdiocese of St. Paul-Mnpls) interviewed missionary Kathryn Kueppers, who serves at Miami University of Ohio: From Miss Minnesota to campus missionary: Catching up with Kathryn Kueppers
The Dialog (Diocese of Wilmington, DE) interviewed missionaries Maria Mummert and Katherine Burns: Mission of a college campus: Fellowship of Catholic students launches at St. Thomas More Oratory at University of Delaware
Media Coverage on Bishop David Kagan beginning the Process for the Canonization of FOCUS Alum Michelle Christine Duppong:
Aleteia: Canonization process opens to declare FOCUS missionary saint
Catholic News Service: Diocese takes first step toward possible cause for former FOCUS missionary.
Catholic News Agency: Did a saint work in Catholic campus ministry? Bismarck diocese opens inquire for Michelle Duppong
The Pillar: ‘Very passionate, very joyful’ – FOCUS missionary’s canonization cause opens
ChurchPop: Canonization Process Opened for FOCUS Missionary Who Died of Cancer at Age 31
Religión en Liberta: De misiones… ¿en la universidad? No solo es posible: también podría ser cosa de santos
SiriusXM’s Katie McGrady interviewed FOCUS missionary Niru De Silva about the far-reaching impact of FOCUS on the FOCUS Day of Mission, Prayer and Giving
The Compass shared Marshall Harris’ inspiring journey, and how a local SEEK21 event sparked his desire to enter the Church: A fresh start for Marshall Harris, who joins church at Easter
University of St. Thomas News describes the vocation journey of FOCUS Alumni Deacon Mike Selenski: Seminarian Goes ‘All in’ While Preparing for Priesthood
The Criterion interviewed FOCUS missionaries Chelsea and Seth Monholand about their love story and how they evangelize as a family to college students at DePauw University: Act of kindness leads young couple to love and a mission to bring college students to God
SMU Catholic Campus Ministry asked FOCUS Regional Director Dorian Arellano about the impact of FOCUS at SMU
Aleteia: Fr. Mike Schmitz’s challenge and 4 more highlights from SEEK22
National Catholic Register: ‘Follow Christ and Mother Mary’: Here’s Everything You Missed at SEEK22
OSV, share of 1st Catholic News Service article: SEEK22 regional event draws 1,000 students to be near God and one another
The Dialog, share of 2nd Catholic News Service article: Devin Dunn tells conference being a missionary helped him as much as students he counseled
Crux, share of 3rd Catholic News Service article: Bishop urges SEEK22 attendees to always remember Jesus’ invitation
Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA: Cadets and Midshipmen Participate in SEEK22
Catholic Philly – English: Catholic collegians gather for faith-filled weekend in Doylestown
Catholic Philly – Spanish: Universitarios Católicos se reúnen para un fin de semana lleno de fe en Doylestown
Angelus: SoCal FOCUS gathering draws hundreds of local students
O.C. Catholic: SEEK22 brings renewed hope and discovery to O.C.
Arlington Catholic Herald: Higher aspirations
East Tennessee Catholic: SEEK22 regional event brings youth to diocese
The Western Kentucky Catholic: At SEEK22, college students learn through witness of their peers
West Texas Angelus: Conference sows seeds of faith among young adults
Catholic Spirit: Campus Ministry: SEEK22 emboldened college students to stand together in faith
Catholic Advance: Over 500 college students attend SEEK event
The Catholic Times: SEEK22 conference brings college students, missionaries together
The Compass: Regional SEEK22 Conference helps create unbelievable experience for UW-Oshkosh students
The Catholic Post: 60 U of I students deepen love for Jesus at SEEK22 in Tennessee; ripples are spreading
Ave Maria Radio Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo interview with Curtis Martin (starts at 35:30′).
Aleteia interviewed missionary Anjelo Rocero, who serves at Drexel University for the article Eucharistic adoration is drawing new generations of Catholics.
Fr. Mike Schmitz shares the stories of FOCUS missionaries and students at University of Minnesota Duluth in A “Virtual Front Pew” Day of Thanks:
Rhode Island Catholic shared news about the impact of FOCUS Missions and upcoming mission trips: FOCUS Missions to host 150 trips for students and others serving communities in the U.S. and around the world.
EWTN’s Beyond Damascus show shared the journey of former college football star Patrick Towles, who serves as a FOCUS missionary at The Ohio State University:
The interview is also on YouTube:
Ave Maria Radio A Place of Peace with Peggy Stanton interviewed UT-Austin students Mary Sarife and Adie Schlinker about FOCUS Greek for the episode How do college students keep the faith?
Chantworks interviewed CU Boulder FOCUS missionary Tanner Kalina about the challenges and rewards of evangelizing college students:
Aleteia featured FOCUS alum Nathaniel Binversie in Exodus 90 deepens the faith of Catholic men through spiritual challenges.
Archbishop Joseph Naumann wrote about the impact of FOCUS in the Leaven’s The long-term health of our society depends on strong marriages.
The Tablet interviewed Ohio State University FOCUS missionary Patrick Towles for Bishop Brennan Energized Faith at an Ohio College; Hopes to Do Same Here.
Real Presence Radio interviewed Colorado School of Mines missionary and N.D. native Abby Skibicki about her journey with FOCUS: Real Presence Radio, Oct. 7.
Catholic Review shared West Point FOCUS missionary Benjamin Boegner’s perspective for the article In revering Eucharist, young Hickory parishioners follow example of fallen Italian.
Fridays with Frese (Loras student Quinn Frese) interviewed FOCUS missionaries at Loras College about their journeys and outreach on campus.
ChurchPop published FOCUS missionary Katherine Hopping’s article Top 5 Things College Students Must Do to Keep Their Faith.
Catholic News Agency announced new campus and parish locations in FOCUS to add locations for campus outreach in 2021-2022.
Denver Catholic discussed the FOCUS outreach at CU Boulder for Joyful witness, joyful mission: “An Evening with St. Therese” auction and dinner benefits FOCUS missionaries.
FOCUS missionary Nicholas Grevas wrote an article for Catholic News Service that was shared by Catholic Standard and several other media outlets, College is an Adventure: Three ways to keep your faith.
Inland Catholic profiled two FOCUS missionaries from the Diocese of Spokane: Thuan Le and Andrew Gogl.
Aleteia reviewed Curtis Martin and Dr. Edward Sri’s book, Foundations for Discipleship: Skills for witness and accompaniment.
The Leaven interviewed Dr. Edward Sri about “Foundations for Discipleship”: Book offers ways to accompany others on their way to discipleship.
Shalom World interviewed Curtis and Michaelann Martin about the founding of FOCUS, its mission and impact for their 100 Fold program: From Prodigal Son to Zealous Missionary.
Florida Catholic shared Bishop Dewane’s encouraging advice and blessings during the FOCUS New Staff Training Commissioning Mass: FOCUS missionaries commissioned by Bishop.
Inland Catholic profiled two FOCUS missionaries from the Diocese of Spokane: Emma Smith and Christopher Appel.
The Arlington Catholic Herald shared the vocation story of a local FOCUS alum: Deacon Jonathan Smith always dreamed of being called ‘Father’.
Dr. Edward Sri talks with Gus Lloyd on SiriusXM Seize the Day about the mission and impact of FOCUS, and discusses “Foundations for Discipleship,” which he wrote with FOCUS co-founder Curtis Martin.
Catholic New York highlighted how FOCUS missionaries and students are serving the poor: NYU Students Share Conversations, Prayers With City’s Homeless
EWTN News In Depth interviewed missionaries at George Washington University about outreach on campus: Focused on Their Mission
Columbia shared the stories of FOCUS missionaries and alum who serve as Knights of Columbus members (pgs 22-27): On a Mission from God
SEEK21 Interviews and Articles
National Catholic Register: SEEK21: Remember You Are Beloved
The Jesuit Post: 5 Takeaways from SEEK21
Catholic News Service, shared by The Pilot: Sr. Miriam Heidland, SOLT, and Bishop Robert Barron keynotes: SEEK21 speakers share own faith experiences, say Christ has all the answers
Florida Catholic: Takeaways of keynotes from Immaculée Ilibagiza and Dr. Sri: FOCUS inspires through virtual conference
Catholic News Service, shared by The Catholic Sun: Bishop says missionary goal is to deliver the ‘good news of a God of love’
Angelus News: Mixing in-person and virtual, FOCUS conference finds success in hybrid model
Catholic-Link: Interview with CU Boulder missionary Tanner Kalina
Catholic-Link: SEEK21:Big Graces from Small Things
Salt & Light Radio: Interview with missionary Andrew Gogl
Patheos: Father Michael Schmitz addresses SEEK21
Hallow: Instagram interview with FOCUS missionary Maclaine Capshew
Fr. Mike Schmitz talks about his vocation story, SEEK21 and “The Bible in a Year” podcast with Gus Lloyd on the Sirius XM Seize the Day Program:
National Catholic Register interviewed Jeff Runyan about FOCUS 153, an initiative that seeks to equip every aspect of our apostolate to effectively reach all ethnic and racial demographics on campus and beyond: Talking About Race on Campus.
Aleteia shared comments from University of Virginia missionary Mary Schneider in Pandemic restrictions are helping these college ministries thrive.
Four County Catholic highlighted the vocations journey of FOCUS alum Julian Cuervo in A Seminarian Reflection.
American Catholic Tribune discussed FOCUS’ participation in the Unite Our Nation campaign with USC missionary Katt Redmond: Unite Our Nation rosary rally goes virtual for Catholic USC students.
Conversations on Discipleship spoke with the new FOCUS team at The Ohio State University in this short radio interview. Several other FOCUS team interviews are on their archive page.
The Catholic Voice shared how Fr. Zachary Tucker’s involvement with FOCUS helped him discern his vocation: Two newly ordained priests ready to serve.
Guadalupe Radio Network interviewed Jessica Martinez, team director at The University of Texas – Dallas about FOCUS efforts on campus.
Guadalupe Radio Network also interviewed FOCUS missionary Eddie Valdez in Spanish about the work and impact of FOCUS at The University of Texas – Dallas.
Catholic-Link shared Missionary Reece Tollete’s article about 2 Essential Tips For Evangelizing During A Pandemic.
The Cincinnati Republic discussed the critical role of FOCUS in Fr. Christopher Komoroski’s vocation journey: New Priests for UC Catholics.
Catholic Free Press spoke with the new FOCUS team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute at about working collaboratively with the campus ministry to reach out to students: On campus to share the faith.
Thomas Wurtz, director of Varsity Catholic, spoke to the National Catholic Register about college athletics and Covid resitrictions: Taking the Field Amid Pandemic.
Catholic-Link highlights the service work of students and missionaries: An Inside Look At A Week Of Encounter With The FOCUS Mission Trip to Mexico City.
The impact of FOCUS at Indiana University is featured in The Criterion (Archdiocese of Indianapolis): FOCUS missionaries help spur growth of campus ministry at IU.
FOCUS Missionary Priscilla Garza talks about evangelizing on college campuses with Dave Palmer of GRN Alive on Guadalupe Radio.
The Catholic Courier (Diocese of Rochester NY) shares the impact of FOCUS at the University of Rochester: Evangelization program helps spread Gospel on college campuses.
The Diocese of Springfield MA highlighted the UMass-Amherst FOCUS Team in the Real to Reel special on FOCUS Missionaries.
Fr. Dwight Longenecker interviewed Dominic Paolucci, director of FOCUS Mission trips, for the National Catholic Register: Are Mission Trips Toxic? Not Necessarily, and Here’s Why…
Several media outlets covered SLS18. Here are just a few of the articles:
Catholic News Agency: FOCUS trains record-breaking crowd to evangelize at leadership summit.
Catholic News Service: Young adults gather for fellowship, learn ways to share faith.
LifeSite: Passion of the Christ actor: We must be ‘warriors’ ready to risk our lives for the Gospel.
Aleteia: Watch Bishop Robert Barron set 8,000 young Catholics ablaze at FOCUS gathering!
The Tablet: Evangelization FOCUS: SLS Energizes and Equips Leaders to Share Gospel.
National Catholic Reporter: FOCUS conference for students boosts ‘spiritual multiplication’.
America: With an eye toward tradition, young adult Catholics gather with Focus to talk evangelization.
Redeemedonline: Two Can’t Miss Videos (from SLS18).
FOCUS missionary Emma Schopp discusses her perspective of the #me too campaign in FOCUS: Who am I? #IamHis, on MyDuhawk, the student newspaper for Loras College.
UC-Berkeley FOCUS missionary Jule Coppa shares how students are involved with parish outreach activities and see themselves as part of a “larger fabric of the Church” in The Catholic Voice article: Berkeley parish celebrates 50 years in Holy Spirit’s glow.
FOCUS missionary Molly Fitzpatrick shares information and inspiration on SLS18 in The Troubadour Online, the student newspaper for Franciscan University of Steubenville in the article: FOCUS sponsors conference for future leaders.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney school paper, The Antelope, highlights the new FOCUS team in Making a ‘FOCUS’ on faith.
Pittsburgh Catholic highlights the evangelization efforts of FOCUS missionaries at Slippery Rock University in Missionaries reach ‘hungry’ students.
Missionary Daniel Porting provides his perspective on the challenges with, and importance of, male fraternity in Catholic News Agency’s article, Men are craving authentic friendships — and it’s okay to admit it.
The Setonian article, ‘Varsity Catholic’ helps SHU athletes connect with their faith, highlights FOCUS missionaries at Seton Hall, and reports on the recent visit by a Vatican Official to learn more about the work of Varsity Catholic on campus.
On Ave Maria Radio’s show, Fire on the Earth, Josh Fons talks about his faith journey and sharing faith with athletes as a FOCUS Varsity Catholic missionary at North Dakota State University. (two parts)
Legatus Magazine highlights the work of FOCUS, featuring interviews with missionaries Kevin and Lisa Cotter, FOCUS alumni Fr. Brian Lager and Board member Margot Kyd in Maintaining Lasting Faith — FOCUS.
On Spirit Catholic Radio, Thomas Wurtz talks about why Varsity Catholic is important for student-athletes, and how it is changing the culture of sport on campus — and beyond.
The Angelus shares a Varsity Catholic missionary’s inspiring journey of faith and how she evangelizes with student-athletes in Yazmin Montoya: From soccer star to campus missionary.
On Mater Dei Radio, Josh Paiement talks about his encounter with FOCUS missionaries at the University of Oregon, and his decision to become a missionary to share the Catholic faith with his peers.
Catholic News Agency list the new campuses and notes that FOCUS has more than doubled its campus presence since 2011 in FOCUS expands to 15 new campuses this year.
Denver Catholic’s article, From Boondock Saints to FOCUS missionary, details how FOCUS missionary Josh Ivie and his wife started making rosaries after watching a mob movie and soon after converted to Catholicism.
New missionary Charles Zeringue at UL-Lafayette shares his experience with FOCUS there and invites students to get involved: FOCUS missionary challenges UL students to examine faith.
The Evangelist interviewed FOCUS Varsity Catholic Missionary Garrett Bernardo for the article, Albany native chooses faith over pro baseball career.
Catholic News Service delves into what FOCUS does during the summer to prepare new staff and keep college students close to their faith in the article, ‘Mission is all the time’: FOCUS ministry doesn’t stop with school year.
James Madison university student athlete Sara Kraeutler talks about her FOCUS Mission trip to Rome with hosts on TGI Friday LIVE on Domestic Church Media.
On EWTN Radio Catolica Mundial, FOCUS Missionary Carlos Garcia discusses how FOCUS reaches out to Spanish-speaking students on campus through Bible studies, one-on-one mentoring and other avenues of evangelization.
The Diocese of Venice (FL) attended the Act of Consecration and shared this article, FOCUS missionaries make act of consecration to Jesus through Mary.
Catholic News Service wrote an article about the Act of Consecration on June 13, which was shared by several media outlets, including Catholic Philly, Consecrating FOCUS to Mary is ‘all grace,’ says apostolate’s CEO.
The growth and impact of FOCUS is highlighted in Aleteia’s article, What’s popular in Catholic circles? 7 Trends shaping the Church.
In their article, Fellowship of Catholic University Students turns to Mary during Fatima centenary, the World Apostolate of Fatima interviewed Curtis Martin, who shares the importance of consecrating the apostolate to Jesus through Mary.
National Catholic Register interviewed Curtis Martin, CEO and Founder of FOCUS, for the article, Unprecedented Gathering of US Church Will Discuss Evangelization, about what he’ll share when he speaks at the upcoming USCCB conference, “Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America.”
The Denver Catholic covered the FOCUS Go Forth event, which prepares alumni to transition from campus life to evangelize in careers and parishes, FOCUS missionaries ‘go forth’ beyond college campuses.
Fr. Collin Poston shares how a FOCUS Mission trip enriched his life and other pilgrims in an “amazing, profound way” in The Catholic Review article, FOCUS’ed on Christ in Panama.
Rhode Island Catholic interviewed FOCUS missionaries from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island for its inspirational article on how FOCUS offers college students a personal relationship with Christ.
Antoine Kazzi, Special Assistant to CEO and Founder Curtis Martin, discusses FOCUS consecrating the apostolate to Jesus through Mary on EWTN’s Morning Glory radio show:
Catholic News Agency shares the background of FOCUS’ decision to consecrate its mission to the Virgin Mary in perpetuity in Why these college missionaries will dedicate themselves to Mary.
Andres Sosa spoke with the National Catholic Register about how SEEK2017 and Varsity Catholic missionaries have changed his life in Texas Baseball Player Throws Out Sin and Finds Happiness With Christ.
The Knott Foundation shares how Towson University missionaries bring college students closer to their faith, Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) uses Catholic activities grant to help Towson University students find fulfillment through faith and friendship.
Sara Kraeutler shares how her FOCUS Mission trip to Rome changed her life in The Monitor’s article, Young woman’s faith strengthened through Rome trip.
FOCUS Regional Director Sam Mazzarelli visited The Paul George Show and talked about the challenges and blessings of evangelizing young adults.
Washington State University student Brendan McCauley talks with host Dina Maria about his FOCUS Mission trip to Costa Rico on this Mater Dei Radio piece.
The Boston Pilot highlights the work of FOCUS and the hope it gives to the future of the Church among young adults: Missionaries to the new paganism.
Avery Hembrook shares her life-changing experience on a FOCUS Mission trip in Catholic Herald: College student called to deeper faith during mission to Peru.
Catholic TV Boston asked several SEEK2017 attendees, “How do you stay Catholic on campus?” Their encouraging answers are included in these videos: Part 1 and Part 2.