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      • “Gary and his ministry efforts have a unique way of breaking through and helping young people redirect the focus to Jesus Christ and His Church.”

        —Most Reverend Tod D. Brown

        Bishop Emeritus of Orange

      • “If you are looking for someone to be a great speaker, have a great sound message and challenge 
all at the same time, then Gary Foote is your man!”

        —Armando Cervantes

        Board of Directors NFCYM

      • “In my interactions with Gary Foote, he impresses me as a caring and personable young man who loves the Church, understands its’ teachings well and knows how to share them effectively with others, especially the youth.”

        —Father David Morrier TOR

        Franciscan University of Steubenville

      • “Gary is a natural teacher. He relates to the students well and anticipates opportunities to teach students about what it means to live out a Christ centered life.”

        —Thomas Provost

        Bishop England High School

      • “I was deeply impressed with his learning, his common sense, his humor, and his respect for the teachings of the Church. He was popular with both the students and the staff.”

        —Fr. Richard B. Tomlinson

        Diocese of Charleston

      • “Gary is a speaker who is quick on his feet, one who delivers with great conviction the truth of the Gospel and one who uses very interesting, personal stories to get his major points across. Youth will be blessed to hear him.”

        —Bill Marcotte

        Chairman, Youth Arise International

      • “Gary has been a blessing to thousands of youth across the nation. His high energy coupled with his devotion to the Church and young people make him an effective minister in the New Evangelization.”

        —Fr. Fred Gaglia, Ph.D.

        Priest Liaison - Life Teen Inc.

      • “I have worked alongside Gary at various events and he not only evangelizes the youth, but his enthusiasm quickly spreads and has helped me in my relationship with God.”

        —Aaron Thompson

        Catholic Recording Artist


Who is Gary?

Gary Foote is the Catholic youth speaker teens and young adults listen to! He is engaging, funny, and relevant. Gary has spoken to tens-of-thousands of teens throughout the United States at conventions, colleges, conferences, parish missions, school assemblies, retreats, and diocesan events. As a youth ministry veteran, he understands the challenges that youth and young adults face today and is able to cut right to heart, bringing a message of hope, centered on the foundation of Jesus Christ.