Summer Radiothon: Tuesday Guest Lineup

We are ONE week away from our Summer Radiothon! The fun starts next Tuesday, July 19 with WakeUp! at 7 a.m. I am thrilled to get these guests for the Baton Rouge area as well as working with Mark Chifici who gathered the guests for New Orleans. Here is Tuesday’s guest lineup with their corresponding hour. Get to know them, tune in and donate to Catholic Community Radio!


TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016



7-8 a.m.

Michael Acaldo, St. Vincent de Paul

Baton Rouge

 Michael is the Chief Executive Officer for St. Vincent de Paul Society primarily in Baton Rouge. The society has a rich history of providing the needy in the community. Michael is a true example of clothing the naked and feeding the hungry. He comes on Catholic Community Radio’s Wakeup! morning show the first Tuesday of every month.





8-9 a.m.

Fr. Brad Doyle, St. George

Baton Rouge

 Fr. Brad Doyle serves at St. George Catholic Church in Baton Rouge where he administers to the sacraments. As a young priest, he attracts people of all ages, specifically the youth. He enjoys CrossFit, and has been seen raising $1 for every burpee performed on our Spring Radiothon.








 9-10 a.m.

Fr. Jim Wehner, Notre Dame Seminary

New Orleans

He is the Rector and President of Notre Dame Seminary for five years now. He complete his doctoral studies in Rome. Archbishop Gregory Aymond appointed him to the Archdiocese and Notre Dame Seminary July 1, 2012.







10-11 a.m.

Msgr. Andrew Taormina, St. Francis Xavier


He is the pastor at St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie. He celebrated 25 years as a priest on June 9, 2012.






Fr. Pat Wattigney, St. Luke the Evangelist


He is the pastor at St. Luke the Evangelist in Slidell and a native to New Orleans. Father says he glad to see his parish flourish with growth for Christ’s love. He hopes to greater serve the needy in the area.





2-3 p.m.

Abbot Justin Brown, St. Joseph Seminary & College

St. Benedict

He is the Abbot of St. Joseph’s Abbey and Seminary College in St. Benedict, LA. He’s been interviewed on Catholic Community Radio’s morning show, WakeUp! to talk about recent flooding in the Spring and help raise funds for the seminary and college. Visit for more information.






Dr. Daniel Burns, St. Joseph Seminary & College

St. Benedict

 He is a Senior professor Theology and Academic Dean of St. Joseph Seminary College.




3-4 p.m.

David Dawson Jr. Archdiocese of New Orleans

New Orleans

He is the Director of the Marriage and Family Life Apostolate for the Archdiocese of New Orleans and is a leader in the Domestic Church ministry. He is also the co-host of“The Church in the Home” heard on Thursday’s on Catholic Community Radio. He is also a frequent guest every Thursday on WakeUp!.


4-5 p.m.

 Fr. David Ducote, St. Clement of Rome


He is the Parochial Vicar of St. Clement of Rome Parish in Metairie.





5-6 p.m.

Fr. Robert Cavalier, St. John the Baptist


He is the Pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Folsum.