Host Matt Weber to Appear on Live Talk Show of the CatholicTV® Network
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WATERTOWN, MA (August 20, 2012) – Host Matt Weber to Appear on Live Talk Show of the CatholicTV® Network
On Tuesday, August 21, 2012, Matt Weber, host of the award-winning program, ClearVoice™, will appear on the CatholicTV Network’s nationally broadcasted live talk show; This is the Day to discuss his debut book, Fearing the Stigma.
In Fearing the Stigmata, twenty-something Matt Weber—a Harvard graduate, television producer, and certified rosary-bead carrier—employs his sharp wit, earnest candor, and gift for great storytelling to illustrate for young adult Catholics both the real challenges and the immense joys of publicly living out the Catholic faith. The fact that Weber has discovered a way to have a deep, ever-growing faith life that also manages to be culturally relevant will offer hope to many currently disengaged Catholics in the 18-to-35 age range.
From smuggling ice-cream sundaes into cloistered convents to telling jokes to an outdoor statue of Mary at a busy intersection in Boston, Fearing the Stigmata amusingly but honestly explores the tension this layman experiences between wanting to be holy yet “fearing being made holey,” and wanting to be good yet not wanting the cost to be too high.
As a producer for CatholicTV, Weber hosts a weekly segment called “A Word with Weber”, which airs internationally to over 10 million viewers each week on ClearVoice™, which features news, topical stories of interest to Catholic and Christian viewers, a variety of different segments and reports from Rome and the Holy Land.
Weber is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and is also the host and producer of the Harvard Graduate School of Education's popular education podcast “The Harvard EdCast.” A series of conversations with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world, the Harvard EdCast candidly engages with guests from Governor Jeb Bush to Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim on their contributions in the field. Matt Weber is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he is also the New and Social Media Officer.
This upcoming episode, along with all CatholicTV content can be found on www.CatholicTV.com for free, 24 hours a day.
To learn more about Fearing the Stigma visit: www.loyolapress.com/fearing-the-stigmata.
About the CatholicTV® Network:
Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.
Live twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.) Father Robert Reed and Jay Fadden host this half-hour talk show with Kevin Nelson, reporting on Catholic news. The hosts discuss various topics of the week in lively discussions for today’s Catholic, and respond to viewer mail (you may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org). The hosts also conduct interviews with people from around the world and around the corner.
This is the Day may be seen across the US on Sky Angel, ROKU, and selected carriers. This is the Day may also be seen on demand in the US via Verizon FiOS. CatholicTV has channels in New England on Charter, Comcast, Full Channel, RCN and other carriers. You can watch the CatholicTV Network 24 hours a day at www.CatholicTV.com or downloaded via iTunes.com and on your mobile device.
Shannon Muldoon, Public Relations Coordinator
The CatholicTV® Network
http://www.CatholicTV.com MA, 02471 US
Shannon Muldoon - Public Relations Coordinator,
Catholic, Author, CatholicTV
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