God has called me to serve at the University of Illinois–Chicago (UIC). GO FLAMES!!! 🔥🔥🔥
저는 일리노이 대학교 시카고 캠퍼스로 선교활동하러 파견 받았습니다.
When I started attending college at the University of Michigan, I didn’t really have many close friends–let alone any friends I could truly live the faith with. After failing miserably to live my freshman year of college as a faithful Catholic alone, the COVID-19 pandemic plunged me into a dark period of loneliness and apathy, spiritual desolation and silence.
By divine providence, this eventually led me to get involved with the Catholic Student Evangelization (CSE) group on campus, where I encountered a group of solid, young Catholics who were strong in their faith and their pursuit of holiness in a way that convicted me to strive to live to a higher standard that was beyond myself. While I initially thought I had only joined a club, they eventually entered into, and even became a part of my life. Not only did I begin to grow in my spiritual life, but I began to realize for the first time what it looked like, felt like, and how important it was to have a loving community to share life with, and fight the good fight of faith with, together.
That is why I chose to become a FOCUS missionary.
The reality is that the loneliness and apathy that I experienced was not a unique, one-off occasion. Students on college campuses all across the country are crying out and are hungry– for greater purpose and meaning in their lives, for a true sense of identity and belief, and to be known, seen, heard, and loved. Too many young people are searching for answers to big, important life questions in the wrong places and in the wrong things.
Having personally felt both the need that exists on college campuses, as well as the impact of the solution that is Jesus Christ and the faith of His Catholic Church, lived through a Catholic worldview in community and fellowship, the mission and vision of FOCUS to “make disciples of all nations” (Mt 28:19) is something that personally resonates with me.
I have no other choice but to simply respond to the Faith, Hope, and Love which I have received, to strive to share with others at least a glimpse of what I have received from God through Jesus Christ & His Church. That is what is meant to be a missionary disciple. Saved people save people.
When I answered God’s call for me to join FOCUS as a full-time missionary, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of Mission Partners to help me through this mission.
If you are interested in joining my team on God’s rescue mission to save souls, please let me know the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I’d be honored to share this mission with you!
You can give me a call at (734) 756-4845 or email me at [email protected]
제가 정규직 선교사로 FOCUS에 합류하라는 하느님의 부르심에 응함으로써 저는 오로지 저의 활동을 응원해 주실 선교 파트너(Mission Partner) 분들의 영적, 재정적 지원과 도움에만 의존하기로 결심했습니다. 만약 대학생들에게 복음을 선포하고 그들의 영혼을 구하는 일에 도움을 주실 의지가 있으신 분들은 저의 Mission Partner가 되어 주시길 간절히 청합니다. 마태오복음 28장19절 말씀에 「모든 민족들을 제자로 삼아라」 는 주님께서 부여하신 사명을 당신과 함께 할 수 있어서 너무나 감사하고 귀한 기회로 여기겠습니다. 더 자세한 내용을 원하시는 분들은 위에 명시된 제 연락처로 관심을 전해 주시면 제가 직접 만나서 설명해 드릴 수 있도록 약속을 잡겠습니다.