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The Catholic U.P . EVANGELIZATION EDUCATION INFORMATION $2.00 24 Pages January 17, 2020 Vol. 49 No. 1 THE NEWSPAPER OF THE DIOCESE OF MARQUETTE PHOTO COURTESY OF ZACH SMITH Campus ministry students from Michigan Technological University, Northern Michigan University and Lake Superior State University, seminarians from the Diocese of Marquette, along with sisters of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, strike funny poses outside of the Student Leadership Summit FOCUS Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The conference was held from Dec. 30 through Jan. 3. The group made the trek from Houghton to Phoenix by bus. While at the conference, students had the opportunity to listen to keynote Catholic speakers such as Father Mike Schmitz, Emily Wilson, FOCUS Founder Curtis Martin, Sister Miriam James Heidland, Dr. Edward Sri and many more. Students had several opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and opportunities for Eucharistic adoration. Next year's FOCUS Conference, SEEK 2021, is scheduled to take place in St. Louis, Mo, from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3. For more photos from the event, see page. 23. Faith and friendship at the FOCUS SLS Conference POLAND PILGRIMAGE INFORMATION: P3 VOCATIONS ISSUE: P10-16 VOTER GUIDE: Part 3: Avoid Evil P3 Joy of the Gospel Bishop John Doerfler

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