Chattanooga Serrans make $4,000 gift to FOCUS missionaries working at UTC

The Serra Club of Greater Chattanooga recently made a $4,000 contribution through the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Catholic Student Center to support the evangelization efforts of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) missionaries who work on UTC’s campus. FOCUS is a Catholic collegiate outreach whose mission is to …

Fellowship amid COVID-19

FOCUS missionaries at UT-Chattanooga are working to evangelize in socially distanced ways By Bill Brewer As the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga watches 2020 end just as it began, with the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on students and their course work, a small group of Catholic missionaries is fervently working to keep …

East Tennessee missionaries join FOCUS ministry’s campus outreach

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students, a national organization of Catholic missionaries that evangelizes to students on college campuses across the country, has again reached into the Diocese of Knoxville for assistance. Megan Ferowich, a Knoxville Catholic High School graduate who just completed studies at the University of Notre Dame, …

Being faithful and fruitful in the New Evangelization

Curtis Martin, the dynamic Catholic lay evangelist who founded the FOCUS missionary movement in the United States and abroad, delivered his unique brand of evangelization to the Diocese of Knoxville on April 18 as a featured speaker for the diocese’s Following Jesus Conference. Mr. Martin started the Fellowship of Catholic …

Missionary work is FOCUS of St. Mary Church parishioner

A parishioner at St. Mary Church in Oak Ridge will be converting her interest in a Catholic outreach program for college students into a fulltime stint as a collegiate missionary. Deidre Merrill, a graduate of Maryville College, will begin the new school year as a FOCUS missionary at Georgia Tech …