“Francis, go rebuild my Church, which you see is falling into ruins.” This is the invitation that St. Francis of Assisi received from Jesus in the early 1200s.

 

 

Our Mission

 

Today, we see there are many ways that the domestic church, the family, has fallen into ruins. Although the family has been broken down, there is hope yet to restore the basic cell of our society to its original purpose.  Project Illuminate seeks to enkindle the missionary zeal of the Christian family, using teams to live intentionally with people in their family and communities to encourage them to become witnesses of Christ’s love to the people in their lives. From our efforts, we hope to forge a culture of discipleship and revive family life within those communities.


“Christ ‘made them His witnesses and gave them understanding of the faith and the grace of speech (cf. Acts 2:17-18; Rv. 19:10), so that the power of the Gospel might shine forth in their daily social and family life.'”

 - St. John Paul II, Familiaris Consortio


Meet the Team

 
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Brian Limas
CEO/Founder

Brian is the youngest of four children, born to Angel and Julie Limas. He grew up in Lockhart, TX, eating amazing barbeque, playing many instruments, and being groomed to be a young politician. Brian earned a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Texas State University in San Marcos. He answered a call out of a potential political career to serve as a campus missionary with the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) for two years at Benedictine College. Beginning a three year research and development initiative, he received a Executive Masters of Business Administration and currently undergoing a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family in Rome, Italy at the St. John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family. Taking on as founding leadership, he now issues a call to young adults and married couples to join in founding a movement to heal the family.

 

 

Fully Alive Missionary Bloggers


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Jessica Beyer
Online Missionary Blogger

‘Be Not Afraid!’ St. John Paul II encouraged during his pontificate. Jessica Beyer spends her days striving to live in the radical hope which is free of fear—whether she is animating, writing, praying with people in the streets, driving across America, or jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet. In the past three years she’s flown to three different continents, with an eye on Ireland for her next stop. She loves art, conversion stories, ecumenism, St. Therese of Lisieux, the hope of Christ, and deepening in her vocation of marriage with her best friend.

 
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Andrea Quinn
Online Missionary Blogger

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” Andrea is a young woman seeking to live by these wise words of her spiritual mother, Saint Teresa of Calcutta, and to share the love and mercy of God with each person she encounters. She has called many places ‘home’ over the past 6 years, including Uganda and Italy, and is working towards a Masters of Architecture at the University of Waterloo. Originally from Ontario, Canada, some of her favourite things are books, forests, and handwritten letters. More than anything, she loves Jesus Christ and is mesmerized by the unique beauty and complexity of each human soul. Discover more about her here.

 
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Katie Mathes
Online Missionary Blogger

Katie Mathes is a theology and pre-medicine student at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. She is a young Catholic woman looking to explore her rich faith while maintaining strong relationships, dedication to her studies, and a life of service. She continually seeks God in all areas of life desiring to know Him and love Him with all of her heart, soul, strength, and mind (Lk 10:27). Katie is passionate about her faith and very active in her home parish. After college, she hopes to have a successful career in medicine as an Emergency Room Physician, or in theology as a Catholic Apologist.

 
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Chloe Langr
Online Missionary Blogger

Chloe Langr is a true Kansas girl at heart who has a slight obsession with Theology of the Body. A former homeschooler, she graduated Washburn University in 2016 with a degree in history and women’s studies. She now works from home as a freelance Catholic blogger. JPII, coffee and library visits are some of her favorite things. But most of all, she loves her husband, Joseph, and the adventure they are on creating their own domestic church. She lives in Kansas City, Kansas.