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.org/michelleduppong.
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
Catholic News Agency published several articles, including ones highlighting SEEK23 speakers they interviewed:
National Catholic Register: The Church Is Young and Alive! FOCUS Gathers 17,000 Young Catholics at #SEEK23
OSV News: Foretaste 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:
- Fr. Mike Schmitz
- Sr. Bethany Madonna
- Brian Miller (Archdiocese of St. Louis and FOCUS alum)
- Andy Joslyn and FOCUS missionary Lizzy Joslyn (Andy is Lizzy's dad)
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
Go to the Leadership page for details on the FOCUS Executive Leadership Team, Board of Directors and President's Advancement Council.