Defenders of The Faith Radio
FM Berkeley Springs, WV & 96.3 FM Hancock, MD
P.O. Box 1000, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, 25411
Pope Saint John Paul ll
believed strongly in evangelization by the lay people and also strongly believed in the use of television and radio in this evangelization work.
August 7, 2017
We have finally received all of the
parts to satellite dish. As I mentioned before, the original shipment was
damaged. Now we have to do the
assembly and installation at a different location. We can no longer install the
dish on the roof of the center due to the weight. We have access to a small building
across the street from the studio and believe this will be an ideal
Pat Crosby will take on the task of
assembly and installation of the satellite dish. He does need some volunteers to
We will contract out to one of our
station supporters, Berkeley Properties, to install the dish on the
I am continually amazed as some of
the “Miracle Moments I listen to on Relevant Radio. People call in almost daily
telling their story of coming back to the faith and even total conversion after
listening to Relevant Radio. Now their Website, https://www.relevantradio.com, has a smattering of
these stories posted for you to read. Some will bring tears to our eyes. Most of
the people just were turning their radio dial looking for something interesting
and came across a station broadcasting Relevant Radio. The most popular program
for some wonderful stories is The Drew Mariani Show when he does the
Divine Mercy Chaplet. It is great to hear so many people call in and tell how
their prayers have been answered. Go ahead and give it a look. Go to the website
and click on “Your Stories”. You will be delighted to hear how your donations
are making a major difference in people’s lives. In some cases you are even
On another topic - we are still
looking for back-up technical support to operate our station. Good training will
be provided. Call me at 304 258 9189.
If you missed a local show, take
advantage of our local programming available for listening or downloading from
Sound Cloud on the Internet. Type, or copy and paste, the web address below into
your search engine and listen to some of the programs you may have missed or you
may wish to hear again.
Thanks to Sound Cloud you can sit at home and listen to any talk. Go to
the website listed above and then stroll down to the Teri’s Tea Time talk as
well as many of Father Leonard’s homilies and Father Jack’s Semper Fi
WDTF is supported only by donations.
We do not receive support from the diocese. A detailed list of our expenditures
is available upon request. No one receives compensation. Please pray for our
mission and be as generous as you can.
Thank you very much for your continued
Please patronize our business
supporters who help keep us on the air.
These include the Knights of Columbus, Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Maria's Garden and Inn, Drs. Paul and Pam Quarantillo, Carol Ambrose ( Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor), Berkeley Properties, and Hunter Anderson Funeral Home.
If you are not doing so, please consider supporting us on a Monthly Basis
Radio Station Manager
Rev. Fr. Leonard Smith
Rev. Fr. Jack Lombardi
Rev. Fr. Frank Pavone
Catholic Radio Association
Catholic Media Coalition