Although St. Paul writes this to the Ephesians, it is also true of us today, “Brothers and sisters:!Hearing of your faith in the Lord Jesus and of your love for all the holy ones, I do not cease giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory may give you a spirit of wisdom.” ... See MoreSee Less
We’re excited to announce that a handful of your favorite podcasters and Youtubers will be recording at #SEEK2019! 🎉 Give a warm hello to Catholic Stuff You Should Know, The Catholic Feminist Podcast, Catching Foxes, Among The Lilies, Leah Darrow, Jennifer Fulwiler, Pints With Aquinas, Lisa Cotter, Love Good, Liturgy Guy, That Catholic Couple and Edward Sri! 👋 Have something you'd like to hear them talk about? Leave suggestions in the comments below! ... See MoreSee Less
Isaac Jogues & his companions were led from village to village where they were beaten, tortured, and forced to watch as their Huron converts were mangled and killed. He escaped to France after a year, bearing the marks of his sufferings. Several fingers had been cut, chewed, or burnt off. Pope Urban VIII gave him permission to offer Mass with his mutilated hands: “It would be shameful that a martyr of Christ not be allowed to drink the Blood of Christ.” Not content to stay home, Jogues returned to minister to the Hurons and eventually died a martyr. ... See MoreSee Less
St. Luke, a physician, is said to have been chosen to paint portraits of Our Lady as she was nearing the end of her earthly life. During this time, she is said to have told him about the Annunciation, Visitation, etc. Legend says that one of these is Our Lady of Czestochowa. ... See MoreSee Less
According to legend, Ignatius of Antioch was the child placed in the midst of the 12. He is said to have heard the beloved disciple preach. His 7 letters to 7 churches were the first to use the terms Catholic and Blessed Sacrament. His desire for martyrdom truly made him a beast! ... See MoreSee Less
Are you going to #SEEK2019 but #stressed about how you're going to pay for it? Check out our fundraising packet for practical steps on how to give others the opportunity to support your walk with the Lord! seek2019.com/fundraising-packet/
“If there's anyone who can appear before Aslan without their knees knocking, they're either braver than most, or else just silly.” - "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe" was published on this date in 1950. ... See MoreSee Less
"It happened that, entering the oratory one day, I saw an image which had been procured for a certain festival that was observed in the house and had been taken there to be kept for that purpose. It represented Christ sorely wounded...So great was my distress when I thought how ill I had repaid Him for those wounds that I felt as if my heart were breaking, and I threw myself down beside Him, shedding floods of tears and begging Him to give me strength once for all so that I might not offend Him." Teresa of Avila ... See MoreSee Less
Would you like to see your parish, apostolate or family flourishing in a culture of missionary discipleship? In Making Missionary Disciples, Curtis Martin shares the model of evangelization—the Method Modeled by the Master—that FOCUS began using in 1998 with just four missionaries on one college campus.
"She was created by Christ before Christ was created in her. Yes, of course, holy Mary did the will of the Father. And therefore it means more for Mary to have been a disciple of Christ than to have been the mother of Christ...That is why Mary was blessed, because even before she gave him birth, she bore her teacher in her womb." St. Augustine ... See MoreSee Less
"Christ ransomed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written, Cursed be everyone who hangs on a tree, that the blessing of Abraham might be extended to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith." Galatians 3:13-14 ... See MoreSee Less
To a child, a serpent could look like a fish and a scorpion could look like an egg. Fortunately, no good father would grant a request for one of those. When God does not grant requests, it's often because we are seeking something that is not right for us. ... See MoreSee Less
"Martha, who was arranging and preparing to feed the Lord, was occupied about much serving. Mary her sister chose rather to be fed by the Lord...Martha was troubled, Mary was feasting; the one was arranging many things, the other had her eyes upon the One." - St. Augustine ... See MoreSee Less
FOCUS Photography is about more than just photography - it's about finding a community on campus and thriving in it. We call this leadership.
Join the NYU Leadership Initiative for #NYULeadershipWeek (September 25-28, 2017) and take advantage of free events and workshops where you can explore how to find, build, and contribute to the communities we call home. Workshop topics include: design thinking, mindful leadership, community organizing, networking and much more. Plus, get to meet one of our co-founders on a panel this Tuesday.
See the full schedule and reserve your spot at bit.ly/NYULeadWeek ... See MoreSee Less
We are extremely excited to announce that we will be going on our first excursion of the Fall 2016 semester! Come join us as we walk the Highline, located in Chelsea. The theme for this event is "Lines" (pun intended), and we will focus on taking cool shots that involve lines and geometry. We sincerely hope you can make it out!
As always, you do not need a DSLR (those "big fancy cameras") or any photography experience to participate on this excursion. Just come along with any camera you have, phones included, and have fun snapping photos!
LINES on the HIGHLINE Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 12:00pm Meet on the Kimmel Steps! ... See MoreSee Less