“I am confidently recommending Gary Foote to serve in any capacity with youth and young adults. He is a blessing to the youth of our diocese, especially in a society with so many things competing for their attention, 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

"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.

“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’s ability to articulate the faith in a way that teens can understand and apply to their every day life is extraordinary.”

—Dorothy Polchinski

 Associate Director for Young Adult Ministry and Adult Ministry, Archdiocese of Atlanta

“Gary just gets it. He can connect with any audience of young people in an energized way and lead them to a deeper encounter with God."

—Sister Benedicta Marie

Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles

“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

“I was immediately struck by the personal authenticity of Gary. His humble disposition lacks any form of pretentiousness. He is a living example of Whom he proclaims.”

—Carson Weber

Associate Director for New Media Evangelization, Diocese of Sacramento

“I’ve known and worked with Gary for over 15 years in various capacities. Whether he’s ministering to large crowds of people at college campuses and parish youth retreats or simply taking the time to talk to a waitress who seems to be having a difficult day at a restaurant, Gary always finds a way to communicate the undying love of God to others.”

—Michael John Poirier

Catholic recording artist and Lay Evangelist Holy Family Now Ministries

"Gary has a great understanding of youth and ministry. His education and theological formation have prepared him well to educate and inspire our youth in the New Evangelization. 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. Most importantly, he is a husband, a father and I am proud to call him friend and brother.”

—Aaron Thompson

Catholic Recording Artist

“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