The Quest For Holiness –  Fall 2023 Pledge Drive

During our fall pledge drive, clergy and parishioners from around the Archdiocese of Atlanta shared inspirational stories of journeys made to grow in holiness. Thank you to all who donated to help us move toward our fundraising goal.

Tuesday, September 19
Time Hosts Guests
8:00 am Dave Savage from Prince of Peace and Production Manager at The Quest and Vito Gorinas from St. Monica Dave and Vito share how Catholic radio has influenced their lives.
9:00 am Tony UcedaVelez from All Saints and CEO & Founder of VerSprite, a Quest platinum business sponsor John Horvat, President of The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, and a leader for the America Needs Fatima campaign, will discuss the call to defend the faith, support the Church, and evangelize truth.
10:00 am Mark and Natalie Uebelacker from St. Jude Dennis Ruggiero, theology teacher at St. Pius X High School, will share about how the Catholic school setting can nurture faith in our students.
11:00 am Fr. Fred Wendel and Fr. Robbie Cotta from Immaculate Heart of Mary Fr. Fred and Fr. Robbie share stories of serving a parish together.
12:00 pm Fr. Brian Higgins from Christ the Redeemer and Fr. Rey Pineda, Vocations Director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta Fr. Higgins and Fr. Rey chat about serving as vocation director.
3:00 pm Tony Carney from Holy Trinity, Tim Doyle from Cathedral of Christ The King, and Tucker Hobgood from Holy Spirit How men’s ministries focus on growing in holiness.
4:00 pm From The Quest’s young adult podcast, Honest to God: producer Ben Barron from Christ the Redeemer and host John Henry Spann from Our Lady of the Mountains Janice Givens from St. Luke and co-founder of The Quest’s young adult podcast, Honest to God, joins in a discussion about what young adults are facing in the world today.
5:00 pm Linda Scharnhorst from All Saints and Keri Allen, founder of Proclaim My Word ministries How to experience God’s presence and peace through the power of praise, with a look into Victory Is In The Praise, the latest study from Proclaim My Word, in partnership with AM 1160 The Quest.
Wednesday, September 20
Time Hosts Guests
8:00 am Christy Nee from St. Peter Chanel Fr. Tamiru Atraga from St. Peter Chanel examines what it means to be open to the Holy Spirit.
9:00 am Betsy Orr from St. Joseph and The Retreat at Heritage and Mary Konieczny from Holy Spirit Retreat to Heritage, a sacred place to seek, find, and renew faith
10:00 am Fr. Tim Gallagher from Saint Bernadette and Deacon David DesPres, a seminarian of the Archdiocese of Atlanta The journey toward the priesthood
11:00 am Co-hosts of The Family Room: Mari Cleveland from St. Jude and John Gordon and Craig Wesemeyer from St. Peter Chanel Ryan and Melissa Foley from St. Brendan the Navigator
12:00 pm Kathy McCormick from St. Thomas Aquinas Youth ministry leaders Rita Anderson from St. Benedict, Michael Gagnon from Our Lady of the Mountains, Lindsey Martin from Mary our Queen, and Mary Grace Ward from St. Ann share about the challenges and joys of helping youth strive for holiness.
3:00 pm Campus ministers Fr. Bob Frederick from Kennesaw State University, Fr. Urey Mark from Georgia State University, and Sean Stassie from the University of West Georgia The importance of campus ministry in meeting the needs of college students and helping them grow in holiness amid the pressures and demands of college life.
4:00 pm Allison Dalloul and Steve Balmes from St. Michael the Archangel John Fennell from Our Lady of the Mountains and Trey Ross from Mary Our Queen share their conversion stories and how their growth in holiness continues as new members of the Catholic Church.
5:00 pm Fr Michael Silloway from All Saints, Fr. Jack Knight from St. John Vianney, and Fr. Gaurav Shroff from Our Lady of Perpetual Help A pastor’s role in helping parishioners stay on the quest for holiness.
Thursday, September 21
Time Hosts Guests
8:00 am Christine Fallucco from Saint Jude the Apostle and Monica Bosco from Cathedral of Christ the King Freedom
9:00 am Fr. Kevin Peek, Coordinator of Prison and Hospital Ministries for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, and Elizabeth Arendale Lectio and Lattes
10:00 am Maria Forbes from Mary Our Queen Deacon Tom Gotschall and Deacon Chris Waken from Mary Our Queen and Deacon Bill Keen from St. Peter Chanel share how living out the call to the Diaconate is a continual quest for holiness.
11:00 am Fr. Neil Dhabliwala and Charissa Saenz from St. Catherine of Siena Answering the call: a conversation on responding to a vocation to married life and the priesthood and aspects of priestly and marriage formation.
12:00 pm Patty Decraene from St. Jude and Jane Robbins from St. John Neumann The co-hosts from The Quest’s own Legislation Made Simple show chat with Emmett McGroarty of Belmont Abbey College on "Life, Education, and Culture in General."
3:00 pm Dario Mobini from St. Monica Jamie and Andy Oreffice from St. Brendan the Navigator share about their mission through to provide resources to assist Catholic families with their adoption journey.
4:00 pm Stef Eich from St. Brendan the Navigator Dr. David Anders, host of Called to Communion, the popular and engaging radio show that answers challenging viewer questions on matters of faith and the Church’s teaching
5:00 pm Fr. Henry Atem from St. Lawrence Grant Adams from St. Lawrence