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The Making of Twenty-First-Century Catholic Evangelization

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a brief institutional history of FOCUS and then examines the longer historical trajectories behind the group. This pre-history of FOCUS traces twinned fears—a fear of ... More


“We Shall Need Jesuits to Bring Them to Us”

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Philippine Duchesne's longstanding interest in Catholic evangelization among Native Americans. Upon arrival in Missouri, she succeeded in enrolling a few mixed‐race Indian girls ... More


“ ‘Go, Set the World on Fire!’ ”: FOCUS and US Catholicism

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter describes how missionaries transition from on-campus evangelization to Catholic life after FOCUS and speculates about the impact of FOCUS on US Catholicism. A small percentage ... More


Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Katherine Dugan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is an ethnography of millennial-generation Catholic missionaries. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) began hiring young adults to evangelize students on college campuses ... More


In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Cameron D. Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By the early 1700s, the vast scale of Spanish empire led crown authorities to rely on local institutions to carry out their political agenda, including religious orders like the Franciscan mission of ... More


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