Caroline Byrne

Hey! My name's Caroline and I'm a 2nd year FOCUS missionary at the Naval Academy!

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Where I serve

God has called me to serve the midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy! Dan and I are excited to be living in the Annapolis area as we start our new life together.  Having the opportunity to serve those who serve our country is a huge honor.  The military is a unique environment where faith may or may not thrive, so my teammates and I are striving to equip the midshipmen with good habits and skills to help them flourish in their relationship with God even when their environment is destitute. 

My Story

I came into college thinking I knew my Catholic identity, but found myself challenged and saw that my shaky foundation was cracking beneath me.  This actually caused me to fall away for a little and eventually to live an unfulfilling lifestyle. Thankfully a dear friend reached out to me, though I didn't know her well at the time, and showed me authentic friendship and a whole lot of love!  She, along with other great friends helped me see the beauty of the Church and what means to be Catholic.  I had no idea Jesus was a personal God who loved me infinitely as I am.  This paradigm change brought me new life and joy, so much so, that I had to share it with others!  This year at Towson has helped me grow in ways I never imagined.  I look forward to taking the things I learned to the Naval Academy next year!

Towson Spring retreat pictured above.

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS full time, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I've been seriously 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!

Know, Love and Serve God

We encounter God in an intimate relationship through daily prayer, the sacraments and the Scriptures.

Build Virtuous Friendships

By building genuine friendships, we meet students on a deeper level.

Teach Others to Share Christ

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