Katelynn Dinius

"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you; abide in my love . . . that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete." John 15

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Where I serve

Hello! I'm excited to begin my time as a missionary with the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Although I am Kentucky-born and raised, the campus I will be serving at is Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Baylor, home of the Bears, resides in the very heart of the state. This mid-sized private university has thousands of students who are all called to a deep relationship with Jesus Christ. I am excited to explore the campus and bring Christ to these students alongside my teammates Jacob, Julie, and Matt!

My Story

I have always associated myself with the Catholic Church, but it wasn't until college that I discovered the truth, beauty, and goodness of Catholicism as well as the profound love Christ had for me. The most impactful time of my life was last summer when I attended FOCUS Summer Projects, a 10-week faith and formation program for college students seeking a deeper relationship with Christ. My relationship with Christ grew tremendously over that summer and has continued to grow as I integrated Christ into part of my everyday life.

I think God called me to mission work with FOCUS in particular because FOCUS allows me to be there for college students when I wish I had someone there for me when I was struggling with my faith during my time at Northern Kentucky University.

FOCUS missionaries are a joyful witness to the Catholic Church and this apostolate beautifully combines my love for Christ, Catholicism, and college students all into one ministry. Becoming a missionary was my greatest desire after going to Summer Projects, and it was a dream come true when FOCUS offered me a position.

Your Impact

Simply put, the vision of FOCUS is to launch young people into lifelong mission for Christ and His Church. FOCUS recognizes that young people, particularly college students, are the most at risk of leaving their faith and living a lifestyle that leaves them empty and broken. It is the goal of FOCUS to strengthen students in their faith and invite them into a lifestyle that is righteous and fulfilling through their encounters with FOCUS missionaries like myself.

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. It's a blessing to seek out the most amazing people to partner with me so I can serve on my campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I'd be honored to invite you into this mission!

Shoot me a text/call! (859) 444-2925

Or send me an email! [email protected]

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 …