Kiarah Hernandez

Now this is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent, Jesus Christ. (John 17:3)

Where I serve

This LA native has traveled in haste, like Our Lady, to share the Gospel with college students in the Pacific Northwest at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.

My Story

Love is a person — the person of Jesus Christ. During my second year of college, I desired community and sought that out through Greek life and becoming involved in the party culture on campus. When I moved back home due to the pandemic, I had time to really examine the foundations of my faith life realizing in my emptiness that I had neglected a relationship with God. When Church closed, I had a new hunger for Jesus fully present in the Eucharist and vowed to seek Him daily at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass where God gives Himself completely and wholeheartedly to me in every moment.

As a missionary, my greatest desire is to lead all students to Christ. My life has been transformed by Jesus and I want nothing more than to bring this joy to others and introduce them to the life-changing message of the Gospel. In His ministry on earth, Jesus humbled Himself to meet us on our level, taking on our humanity, and spent most of His time investing deeply in a few. I look to Jesus own example to find the best method of reaching the world. I’ve been constantly amazed by the different souls I’ve encountered on campus. “God became man, so man could become like God.” – St. Irenaeus

We are made for communion with God. We are made for community with others.

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Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the prayerful and financial support of mission partners to invest in the mission of saving souls for Christ with me. I’ve been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I’d be honored to share this mission with you, all for the greater glory of God! You can best reach me at (323) 509-9215 or [email protected]

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Teach Others to Share Christ

We teach students how to share the gospel, who in turn teach other students how to pass it on.

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