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].

Information on the process for the Canonization of former FOCUS missionary Michelle Duppong is at

FOCUS In the News

OSV News highlighted the impact of former FOCUS missionary Michelle Duppong: Sainthood cause of former FOCUS missionary prompts flood of prayer requests

EWTN Journey Home interviewed FOCUS missionary Srishti Gupta on her journey from Hinduism through atheism to Catholicism.

Aleteia highlighted the FOCUS Love Life Pro-life videos: FOCUS video series equips pro-lifers to debate

Salt & Light Radio interviewed University of Utah missionary Meggy Ahern (starts at 26'): Morning Light - Meggy Ahern.

Denver Catholic shared the stories of three CU Boulder graduates, including Fr. Galvin (former FOCUS missionary) and Fr. Flores (former FOCUS student alum): Diamond in the rough: Priests find faith and vocations at CU Boulder

Catholic Review published an article about the upcoming conference featuring Curtis Martin: Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Maryland opens registration for March conference

SEEK23 Coverage

Catholic News Agency published several articles, including ones highlighting SEEK23 speakers they interviewed: 

  • Catholic speakers at SEEK23 remember Pope Benedict XVI on the day of his burial
  • Young Catholics converge at SEEK23: ‘I love seeing people fall in love with Jesus
  • Meet me in St. Louis: SEEK24 to return to ‘Rome of the West’
  • Interview with Chika Anyanwu and Fr. Josh Johnson: Catholics reflect on racial reconciliation in U.S. Church: ‘We must be rooted in prayer’
  • Interview with Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck and Sister Miriam James Heidland: Hanging up the jersey: What happens when God calls an athlete away from sports?
  • Interview with Jason Evert: Rampant porn use causing ‘toxic lack of masculinity,’ Catholic speaker warns

  • National Catholic Register: The Church Is Young and Alive! FOCUS Gathers 17,000 Young Catholics at #SEEK23

    OSV NewsForetaste Of Heaven: SEEK23 Conference To Draw Thousands
    OSV News (subscriber only so the link is from Catholic Spirit): Pope Benedict placed Jesus Christ at the heart of church’s mission, say evangelizers

    OSV News: After ‘renewing’ SEEK23, missionaries are sharing fruits with others

    Aleteia shared speaker Emily Wilson's video in an article: Over 17,000 young people sing “Salve Regina”

    SiriusXM Katie McGrady recorded 13 interviews onsite. It's subscription-based, but below are links for:

    Press Releases

    FOCUS Mission Trips Transform College Students and Communities Around the World

    FOCUS Equips College Students to Engage the Abortion Issue in a Post-Roe Landscape with “Love Life” Video Series

    “SEEK23: You Are Called” Featured Tributes to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Inspiration from “The Chosen” Actor Jonathan Roumie

    “SEEK23: You Are Called” in St. Louis Invites People to Encounter Jesus and Share the Gospel

    Curtis Martin and Dr. Edward Sri to Host Bible Study on the Story of Salvation

    Emmy-nominated Artist Ben Rector Headlines “SEEK23: You Are Called”

    FOCUS Lifelong Mission Serves Post-collegiate Missionary Disciples

    “SEEK23: You Are Called” Invites Souls Seeking Holiness to St. Louis This Jan. 2 – 6

    FOCUS Greek and Varsity Catholic Form Virtuous Leaders

    FOCUS Missionaries Courageously Share Faith and Inspire Hope Around the World

    Press Kit: documents download as PDFs

    FOCUS Highlights Infographic

    FOCUS Overview


    FOCUS Alumni

    National Events

    SEEK23 Highlights Infographic

    Go to the Leadership page for details on the FOCUS Executive Leadership Team, Board of Directors and President's Advancement Council.