Mary (Grode) Nydegger

Hi, my name is Mary. I am the Benefactor Engagement Manager

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Where I serve

After three years of learning the ropes on campus, God called me into the Denver Support Center (FOCUS headquarters) to serve the New Evangelization around the world.  

My Story

God has called me to love, and I have only begun to learn how to love like Him.  When I became a missionary in 2010, I simply wanted to tell college women how much God loves them.  Now I have the blessing to spread God's love through events that impact thousands of college students and Catholic leaders around the world!  After a year working in the for-profit world, I am so excited to be back serving Jesus and His Church with all I have learned inside and outside of FOCUS.  

Your Impact

I work on the Events Team planning events that have an impact across the world through our missionaries and students in the U.S. and Europe.  In January 2017, we planned a conference for over 12,000 college students and parishioners.  I am so grateful for all the lives Jesus changed through our work!

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 …