News & Press Room

At FOCUS we appreciate our relationships with the media. Below are some resources to help you with your stories. To schedule an interview with any of our missionaries regarding our impact on campus, or with our founder and CEO, Curtis Martin, contact Leslie Rowe, Media Relations: [email protected].

News For You

Every month, FOCUS sends an email newsletter designed to inform and inspire you with featured articles, campus stories, videos, giveaways and more, so that you can stay up to date with what is happening in FOCUS and in the wider Catholic world. 

FOCUS In the News

The Leaven interviewed Dr. Edward Sri about "Foundations for Discipleship": Book offers ways to accompany others on their way to discipleship.

Shalom World interviewed Curtis and Michaelann Martin about the founding of FOCUS, its mission and impact for their 100 Fold program: From Prodigal Son to Zealous Missionary.

Florida Catholic shared Bishop Dewane's encouraging advice and blessings during the FOCUS New Staff Training Commissioning Mass: FOCUS missionaries commissioned by Bishop.

Inland Catholic profiled two FOCUS missionaries from the Diocese of Spokane: Emma Smith and Christopher Appel.

The  Arlington Catholic Herald shared the vocation story of a local FOCUS alum: Deacon Jonathan Smith always dreamed of being called ‘Father'.

Catholic New York highlighted how FOCUS missionaries and students are serving the poor: NYU Students Share Conversations, Prayers With City’s Homeless

EWTN News In Depth interviewed missionaries at George Washington University about outreach on campus: Focused on Their Mission

Columbia shared the stories of FOCUS missionaries and alum who serve as Knights of Columbus members (pgs 22-27): On a Mission from God

Press Releases

FOCUS Sends 800 Missionaries to 205 Locations to Share Evangelistic Passion

Knights of Columbus Features FOCUS Staff in “Columbia” Magazine and “Into the Breach” Series

Curtis Martin and Dr. Edward Sri Pen “Foundations for Discipleship” Roadmap for Evangelization

Immersive SEEK21 Experience Challenges and Inspires 27,000+ to Encounter Christ and Share the Gospel

Live, Interactive SEEK21 Will Encourage More Than 20,000 People to Encounter Christ and Share Gospel

SEEK21 Will Spark a Renewal in Faith, Community and Zeal for Evangelization

FOCUS Missions Announces 2021 Mission Trips to Serve Those in Need

FOCUS Summer Projects Expands to Inspire More College Students to Become Saints

SEEK21 Casts Wider Net and Offers Live Experience Like Never Before  

Press Kit: documents download as PDFs

FOCUS Impact Highlights

FOCUS Overview


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National Events

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