meet our sponsors

We’d like to give a shout-out to all the sponsors, partners, and wonder-workers who help make SLS an exceptional event. These all-stars not only make SLS possible, but throughout the conference they provide excellent opportunities and resources for all our attendees to become the best leaders they can be. (Yep, these folks are pretty incredible.)

Here are some of the terrific sponsors you will meet on site at SLS18. Be sure to go visit them during the conference.

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Augustine Institute

In response to Saint John Paul II's resounding call for a New Evangelization, the Augustine Institute helps Catholics understand, live, and share their faith through its Graduate School of Theology, online platform FORMED, parish kiosk program, Lighthouse Talks, video-based study programs, books, and audio dramas. The Augustine Institute has been a proud partner of FOCUS since its founding.

Benedictine College

The birthplace of FOCUS, Benedictine College was founded in 1858 on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship and is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. Benedictine College prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. Joining one of the largest undergraduate Theology programs in the nation is the new Westerman Hall, the finest science and engineering facility at any small college in America. Students have found that Benedictine College is where Greatness Begins and graduates are achieving greatness in their lives. Alumni since 2000 include eight university presidents, seven bishops and the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize.

Catholic University of America

Founded in 1887 by the U.S. Bishops, The Catholic University of America is a leading research institution offering more than 150 graduate programs including architecture, business, engineering, nursing, social services, and more. Located in the nation’s capital, the University offers unparalleled opportunities for students in government, business, nonprofit foundations, science and technology centers, and cultural organizations.

The Liturgical Institute

The Liturgical Institute is a graduate program where you can earn a master’s degree or even a doctorate in sacramental theology and liturgical studies. Liturgical Institute alumni — who are lay men and women, priests and religious — work across the globe as liturgical professionals in schools, diocesan worship offices and university faculty.

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ is the story of two men. Luke, as a friend and physician, risks his life every time he ventures into the city of Rome to visit Paul, who is held captive in Nero’s darkest, bleakest prison cell. Before Paul’s death sentence can be enacted, Luke resolves to write another book, one that details the beginnings of “The Way” and the birth of what will come to be known as the church. But Nero is determined to rid Rome of Christians, and does not flinch from executing them in the grisliest ways possible.

Relevant Radio

Relevant Radio® (Immaculate Heart Media) assists the Church in the New Evangelization by providing relevant programming through media platforms to help people bridge the gap between faith and everyday life.

Alliance Defending Freedom

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith around the world. ADF directly advocates on the issues of religious liberty, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family. Additionally, ADF represents university students to ensure freedom of speech and intellectual diversity on campuses and equips college leaders for careers marked by excellence and virtue through the Areté Academy.

Apostolate for Family Consecration

It’s your mission. We can help. We empower parents to create experiences that make the Faith come alive for their kids through live events for the whole family and formation resources—all backed by a community focused on prayer and service, united by mission.

Catholic Campus Ministry Association

Catholic Campus Ministry Association is the professional Catholic campus ministry organization striving to be the voice and promote the mission of the Church among students in higher education by empowering campus ministers through formation, networking and resources. CCMA carries its mission through educational and networking opportunities at conventions, conferences and workshops, through its campus ministry directory, and website and online resources.


“The glory of God is man fully alive.” At CMF CURO we believe St. Irenaeus’ words hold true, especially in our health care. CMF CURO builds a Catholic community that focuses on health of body, mind, and spirit, and offers an alternative to health insurance that is affordable, pro-life, and fully consistent with Catholic teaching. CMF CURO is more than insurance—it is Health Care Fully Alive!

Divine Mercy University

Divine Mercy University (DMU) is a Catholic graduate university of psychology and counseling. The University is dedicated to the scientific study of psychology with a Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and the family.

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville is known worldwide for its academically excellent education rooted in passionate Catholicism. Choose from eight graduate programs offered online or on campus, including master’s programs in theology, catechetics, MBA, and education. Receive outstanding career preparation to serve the Church, business, and society.

Saint John’s Graduate School of Theology and Seminary

Saint John’s Graduate School of Theology and Seminary and Saint John's Abbey educate and form students for life as professionals, ministers, and disciples integrating Catholic Benedictine practices in a spiritual and faith filled environment by seeking God through a life of prayer, work, and study.

Students for Life of America

The mission of Students for Life of America is to abolish abortion. We do that by identifying, educating, and activating this generation of young people. We are the Pro-Life Generation. Find out more at

University of Mary

The University of Mary exists to serve the religious, academic and cultural needs of the people in this region and beyond. It takes its tone from the commitment of the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery. These Sisters founded the University in 1959 and continue to sponsor it today. It is Christian, it is Catholic, and it is Benedictine.

Walking With Purpose

Walking with Purpose steps into the busy pace and messiness of modern life, offering Bible studies that lead to conversion of heart, transformation, and deep community. Challenges and struggles are linked to the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church through personal study and small group discussion. Women come to see how relentlessly they are loved by God, and the purpose they were created for.

Amazing Parish

Augustinian Friars

BVH Architecture

Camp Wojtyla

Catholic Worldview Fellowship

Christ in the City


Congregation of the Resurrection

Congregation Of Holy Cross

Crossroads Pro-Life

The Culture Project

De La Salle Christian Brothers

Dominican Friars, U.S.A.

Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne

EWTN Global Catholic Network

Fathers of Mercy

Knights of Columbus

Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy & Legion of Mary

Paulist Fathers

Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis


St. Paul Street Evangelization

Word on Fire

Young Catholic Professionals

Ablaze Ministries



Archdiocese Military Services

Archdiocese of Chicago


A Simple House of Sts. Francis and Alphonsus

Ave Maria Press

Ave Maria School of Law

Be A Saint LLC

Baby Steps

Bella Natural Women’s Care

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago

Bishop Sheen Rosaries

The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles

Camp Gray

Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus

Cassie Pease Designs

Catholic Relief Services

Catholic Theological Union

Catholic Young Adult Sports

Christendom Graduate School

CMSWR (Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious)

Community of Saint John

Consecrated of Regnum Christi

Conventual Franciscans

COR Expeditions

Couple to Couple League


Daughters of Charity

Dayton CPPS


Discalced Carmelite Friars

Divine Word Missionaries

Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology

Dominican Sisters of Mary

Dynamic Catholic

Endow – Educating on the Nature & Dignity of Women

FACTS – Fertility Appreciation Collaboration

Family Missions Company

Glenmary Sisters

Glenmary Home Missioners

The Heritage Foundation

Holy Family of Nazareth

Holy Socks

Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters

Holy Transfiguration Skete


John Paul II Institute

Legionaries of Christ

Life Perspectives

Little Sisters of the Poor

Madonna House Apostolate

Maggie’s Place


Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

Mater Redemptoris House of Formation

Missionaries Cincinnati Province

Missionaries of La Salette

Missionaries KC Province

Missionary Benedictine Sisters

Natural Womanhood

My Saint My Hero

NET Ministries

Oblates of the Virgin Mary

Olivetan Benedictine Sisters

The Pines Catholic Camp

Pink Salt Riot

Redemptorist Vocations

Religious Family Incarnate Word

Romantic Catholic Tees

Saint Anselm’s Abbey


Salesians of St. John Bosco

Servants of Mary

Seton Education Partners

Sisters of Bon Secours

Sisters of Life

Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy

Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George


Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart

Srs. of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Sophia Institute Press


Srs. of St. Joseph the Worker

St. Benedict’s Abbey

St. Cecilia Dominicans

St. Gianna Clinic

St. Procopius Abbey

Students for Life of Illinois

Theology of the Body Institute

University of Notre Dame

US Conf. of Secular Institutes

World Apostolate of Fatima

Xaverian Missionaries


Additional sponsors:

Benedict Abbey Still River, MA

Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Catholic Mission Trips, Inc.,


Community of the Beatitudes

Dominican Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province

Eagle Eye Ministries (Part of Saint John Institute)

John Paul II Project

L'Alto Catholic Institute, NFP

Mission Youth

Order of Friars Minor, Province of St. John the Baptist

Sisters of St. Benedict--Our Lady of Grace Monastery

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary


St. Michael's Abbey

World Youth Alliance/FEMM