PORTLAND — The Presence Radio Network, Maine’s only Catholic radio network, will hold the “Light in the Darkness” pledge drive Wednesday through Sept. 13, featuring appearances from more than 20 local priests and Masses each morning. The pledge drive will air from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday before wrapping up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13. Bishop Robert P. Deeley will celebrate Mass at 8 a.m. on the air Sept. 13.

The network (106.7 FM in Greater Portland and Lewiston/Auburn, 90.3 FM in Greater Bangor, 89.7 FM in Bath/Brunswick, and 89.5 FM in Augusta) is a nonprofit, non-commercial, independent lay apostolate that relies on the pledges of Maine listeners as a crucial funding source.

For a complete schedule of guests who will appear, visit thepresence.fm/pledge-drive-guests. In addition to the radio, listeners can also hear The Presence Radio Network online at.thepresence.fm or by utilizing the TuneIn radio app.

Donations can be made by calling 689-9939 or by visitingthepresence.fm.

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