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 Prevish, Media Relations: [email protected]

Full transcript here for Curtis Martin's keynote speech at 2019 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, April 23

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 Catholic Messenger highlighted the fruitful collaboration between FOCUS and the Newman Center at University of Iowa: FOCUS missionaries: the boots on the ground.

Varsity Catholic FOCUS missionary Keegan Ruddy shares his faith journey and how he has helped student-athletes grow closer to Christ in National Catholic Register's article: Catholic College Basketball Player Pivots to FOCUS Missionary.

Dr. Karla interviewed CU Boulder pre-med student Piper Brinkley on Here's to Your Health, about her conversion to the Catholic Church and recent FOCUS mission trip to Peru:

National Catholic Register interviewed Curtis Martin about best practices on bringing youth adults back to the faith in the article:  As ‘Nones’ Rise in Numbers, Catholic Church Faces Evangelization Challenge.

The Washington Times interviewed FOCUS missionary Michael Fuentes about evangelizing young adults: 'Theology on Tap': Churches 'adopt and adapt' new outreach ideas to stop plunging membership.

Inspiring video and stories missionaries at Southampton University (U.K) sharing their faith through "incarnational evangelization": Pioneering Team Reach Out to Students at University Campus.

Catholic News Agency provided a unique perspective in During Tennessee 'Sex Week,' FOCUS volunteers a Catholic view on sexuality. 

Press Releases

Varsity Catholic Inspires Student-Athletes to Grow Faith and Secure Identity in Christ

Go Forth Event Prepares FOCUS Staff for Transition to New Horizons

Curtis Martin Calls for “Catholic Great Awakening” at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

FOCUS Founder Curtis Martin is Keynote Speaker at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

FOCUS Encourages Discernment to Religious Life

Service and Sacraments on Spring Break FOCUS Mission Trips

U.S. Pilgrim Fiat Festival at World Youth Day to Be Livestreamed

Light of Christ Inspires Joy and Hope at SEEK2019

FOCUS FY18 Annual Report: “Dream and your dreams will fall short."

New Music, Speakers and Livesteaming Set for SEEK2019

FOCUS Expands Efforts to Better Engage Students from Diverse Backgrounds

Press Kit: documents download as PDFs

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