To see floods of young people, and not be at a rock concert, yet converging in one arena for the King of Kings! An organization that started as a small seed in the backwoods of Kansas… now on 125 campuses and 500+ missionaries strong! FOCUS…the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Yes, the Lord is doing amazing things among the young American Catholics of today, an antidote to the many fallen-away Catholics and empty pews.
One thing that impressed us greatly was the spiritual maturity and depth of these young people. Attending an “average” Catholic youth conference, we as Little Sisters are used to the small clusters of girls who sheepishly whiz by our booths, trying not to make eye contact. In San Antonio, we didn’t even have to put ourselves “out there.” All it took was a smile, sometimes initiated by the young adult, and during peak times such as during the lunch break, we hardly had time to eat because the flow of people was constant, and there always seemed to be someone new coming up to peruse our materials and ask questions.
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