Abigail Skokan

Hey there! My name is Abigail Skokan and I am a FOCUS missionary!

Where I serve

I am serving as a first year missionary at Georgia Tech!

My Story

I was born and raised a cradle Catholic in the city of San Antonio, Texas and was immensely blessed to attend Catholic school growing up. However, once I arrived at Baylor University for college, I saw that all my protestant friends were on fire for Jesus and were ecstatic to attend church every Sunday morning.. but I didn’t see this zeal in any of my Catholic friends. In fact only one out of the six Catholic friends I entered college with desired to attend Sunday Mass. So after 18 years of Catholic education I found myself in a swirl of doubt wondering why I went to Mass and what I even believed. It is from this doubt that a FOCUS missionary at Baylor entered into my life. She was the first of many FOCUS missionaries throughout college who led me to understand through bible studies and discipleships that I am made for relationship. Suddenly, I realized that the reason so many of my Catholic friends stopped attending Mass was because they didn’t know this truth. It was in this relationship with God where I found abundant life in college, and a renewed zeal for my faith.

John 13:14-15 states, “So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have set you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you.” Reflecting on the ways FOCUS missionaries have shaped my life, I said yes to giving back the truth of what I received. The truth that will make everyone want to jump out of bed, run to Mass and meet Jesus in his overflowing love for us.

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to join me alongside this mission. By supporting me you are also joining the mission to share the gift of knowing Jesus to the future leaders of our time.

If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment! I would be honored to share this mission with you.

Email me at: [email protected]

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