Eron Mendoza Garcia

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” -St. Catherine of Siena

Hi there! Call me EJ!

Thank you for your life-giving generosity!

Where I serve

I am a first-year missionary at Queens College in Queens, New York City, where I work joyfully to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Go Knights!

 

My Story

Throughout my undergraduate studies at community college and then at California State University, Sacramento, I always sensed that Jesus was calling me to serve Him and His Church in a deeper way than just going to Mass and participating in youth groups.

IMG 3343But I never answered Him until my third year in college.

I pushed myself towards ministry work at the Sacramento State Newman Center as a student council member and helping various young adult groups in Sacramento. Those two years were full of joy and growth, but I knew in my heart that I desired to serve Jesus fully without constraint and share His thirsting, merciful Heart with others.

After finishing college in December 2023, I went to SEEK, a national FOCUS conference with 20,000+ attendees in 2024 alone, with my dearest brothers and sisters in Christ; two of which are also 1st-year FOCUS missionaries! I got to know the work of FOCUS and their vision for the New Evangelization and see the fruits of their labor!

I was moved by the invitation to become a missionary from talking with a FOCUS regional director at SEEK and I knew then that the Lord was calling me to show His Heart on college campuses with FOCUS!

Your Impact

Thank you so much for considering to support me and FOCUS!

Relying on the spiritual and financial support of generous mission partners like you is truly a gift and a blessing.

Will you join us?

By partnering with me, you are a part of the mission to change the lives of countless college students. I’d be honored to share my mission with you and how to best support this work!

“Indeed, if we raise funds for the creation of a community of love, we are helping God build the Kingdom. We are doing exactly what we are supposed to do as Christians.” -Henry Nouwen

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