Karl Ocampo

“To convert somebody, go and take them by the hand and guide them” – St. Thomas Aquinas

Where I serve

I will be serving at Western Washington University! Although I had a strong desire to be closer to home, God has called upon me in my mission to be placed on a campus that will challenge me mentally, physically, and spiritually.

My Story

Growing up, my faith journey began at the age of 12 when I joined my local youth ministry. Little did I know that this decision would shape the course of my life. As I grew in my faith, I took on the role of a youth leader during my junior and senior years of high school, guiding and mentoring younger members of our community.

My passion for sharing the love of Christ led me to become a Confirmation Catechist during my first two and a half years in college. My inherent goal was to inspire the candidates to form their own faith in Christ. This experience deepened my understanding of the importance of faith formation and ignited a desire to serve others through ministry.

Attending UC Berkeley presented me with new challenges and opportunities. As the outreach chair, I worked tirelessly to connect with students, inviting them to explore their faith and find a home within our community. It was during this time that I felt a strong calling to dedicate my life to serving others and be truly devoted to my faith while spreading the message of God’s love.

Through prayer, discernment, and the support of my loved ones, I made the decision to become a FOCUS missionary. I am excited to embark on this journey, sharing my faith and walking alongside others as they discover the transformative power of a relationship with Christ.

Your Impact

Embarking on this mission is a journey I cannot undertake alone. When I responded to the call to join FOCUS, I understood that I would need the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me along the way. If you feel called to partner with me in this endeavor, please let me know the best way to contact you, and I will gladly schedule an appointment. It would be an honor to share this mission with you and to have you by my side as we work together to spread the love of Christ. Feel free to reach out to me by phone at (562) 565-4733 or via email at [email protected]. I look forward to connecting with you and discussing how we can make a difference in the lives of others through this incredible opportunity.

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