“Dear Fr. Bob and the entire FEST team, Thank you all for an amazing faith filled day yesterday! An incredible witness to the power of working “Together” for God’s kingdom. We could see and feel the mind boggling amount of work and coordination from the entire FEST team. Loved the music, visuals and the call to action homily. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to serve as a lector yesterday.  It is fantastic to witness the entire team using their God given talents for His people. Thanks too for all the generous gifts, give-aways and inspirational materials.

Above all thank you all for renewing our sense of belonging to a larger family, our community. For me, that was the most powerful message as we celebrated the Holy Eucharist together last night. Wishing all of you an outpouring of the charisms and gifts of the Holy Spirit as you continue your walk with the Lord.”


Scott Allen

“I would like to say thank you for putting on the Fest each year.  My first year attending was 2011 and I haven’t missed. Especially this year because I moved to the southwest part Ohio.  I love attending the Fest and spending the time with people who love God and love good music. God bless and thank you for your hard work.”


Kurt Wohler

“I just wanted to let you know what a wonderful job you all did with this gathering! This was my first timer at the fest and I was impressed. I worked the “Alive Fest” for many years, so I know some of the ins and outs of a big show like this, and again you did a wonderful job! It is so nice to see so many gather in His name, and so many that support His calling in so many different ways. Thank you, and congratulations on a job well done!”


“Just wanted to thank you and all your helper “saints” for The FEST experience.  I know that it is a lot of work and exhausting for the body but it is such an explosion of spiritual uplifting for the soul to see so many people (especially young adults) expressing praise to God. Personally I believe that the work and encounter with The FEST has strengthened my relationship and love for God and His goodness.  Thank you again and I look forward to working with you both on future projects!”


Nik Guiney

“I just want to thank you for putting on the FEST again. It is such an amazing experience. As a 16 year old we always question our faith but the FEST really touched me this year. Not only did I have fun with friends I got to spend time in Adoration with Our Lord as well as Celebrating Mass with thousands of other Catholics. Even though it rained it was still completely amazing. I appreciate all you do for all teens & adults in our faith. I hope to see all of you next year. Again I appreciate everything you do!”


Laurie Metzger

Wonderful day!! Thank you to all! The bands were great, the Mass inspiring, but the most amazing part for me was how MANY wonderful volunteers came to help put on this fantastic family, faith-filled, fun day! Thank you again! Counting the days until next year!”



“I sang in the FEST Choir in 2013 & what an awesome & amazing experience.  To be able to sing using the gifts God gave me in front of 35,000 people for the closing Mass was both powerful and moving.   It brought me so much joy that I knew that I wanted to do it again.   I’m in awe of the amount of work to takes to put on an event like this not just once but year after year with growing success definitely shows that our Lord Jesus Christ & God the Father are truly present.  To all that work so hard make this beautiful Catholic Christian based music event so awesome for entire families,  God bless you!”


Will Holsworth

“What’s important as an advertiser is having the ability to break through the clutter. People often are nothing more than distracted by the messages they see and hear. The FEST is a place free of distraction. A place that families focus on things that are truly important. A place that breaks through the clutter. A place that’s important to be with your family, a place that’s important to be with your company.”


Kevin Yaugher, President, Marc’s

“The FEST is a great family day. It ’s a wonderful opportunity for us to meet so many of our customers from across the region. As one of the sponsors of The FEST, We are pleased to be able support this great event and give back to the community that is so supportive of us.”