Katie Salazar

Katie (O’Donnell) Salazar is a freelance editor and writer who served as a FOCUS missionary for 7 years — at Auburn University from 2009 – 2013 and at the DSC from 2013-2016 writing Bible studies and curricula for FOCUS. A former 5th grade teacher, she has a passion for classical education, although she is in temporary retirement while in the throes of babies and toddlers. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College, and resides with her husband and children in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Hello, FOMO’s: Welcome to the Life-Changing Habit of Saying “No”

My FOMO friends!  (Most of us clicked on this article simply because we’re afraid of missing out.) We say yes to absolutely everything — everything we can and can’t...

An Open Letter to Missionaries of the World: The Greatest Threat to Our Souls

Dear Missionaries of the World and Laborers for the Gospel, Recently, those of us serving in FOCUS’ national office took a day-long retreat, where the priest’s reflections addressed an issue...

15 Good Reads That Will Shape Your Soul

I was going to say that these are 15 good reads for 2015, but then I realized that would be a pretty ambitious time frame. If you can get...

50 Things You’ll (probably) Never Hear Catholics Say

1)  Man, I wish this confession line were longer. 2)  Is there really anything to do in Rome? 3)  It's so nice that we are all on the same page about...