Katelyn Czmowski

Hey! My name's Katelyn. I'm a FOCUS missionary.

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Where I serve

I served my first year at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. God has called me to serve college students for my second year at University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. I am so excited to encounter the college students in my home state and help them discover the Father's love for them.  Here is a picture of the team I will be serving with next year!

My Story

After facing the transition that college demands, I had a deep desire to grow in my relationship with Christ and found that I could do so by deepening my relationships with faith-filled friends who were looking toward the same goal.  I was introduced to FOCUS during my time at South Dakota State University through a good friend of mine which jumpstarted my zeal for the faith. FOCUS' mission of growing in the faith with the people around you is something that transformed and renewed my way of walking the faith. Instead of it becoming something that I did on my own and for myself, following Christ became a gift of myself and something I couldn't imagine walking alone. It was through encountering the joy and faithfulness of others at Pope Pius XII Newman Center in Brookings, SD that encouraged me to view Him in a new light. He is a Person who wants to be in relationship with me, and so I want to bring this truth to the college students I encounter and show them that they are made for relationship with Him, too.

Your Impact

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