The CatholicTV® Network to Exhibit at the 2012 Catholic New Media Conference
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WATERTOWN, MA (August 22, 2012) – The 5th Catholic New Media Conference will be held in Dallas/Fort Worth, at the Arlington Convention Center from August 29-31, 2012. The CatholicTV Network is set to exhibit at the Catholic New Media Conference.
The Catholic New Media Conference (CNMC) will be held in association with the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show and the annual conference of the Catholic Writers Guild.
The Catholic New Media Conference is a festive, educational, and international conference focused on evangelization and building community through the use of new media. This event is designed to connect, guide and inform Catholic communicators as a response to the Church’s call for new evangelization.
Speakers for the event will include:
Bishop Christopher Coyne, ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston on June 7, 1986. Pope Benedict XVI named him Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis on January 14, 2011. He served as auxiliary to Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, until he retired in September 2011. Bishop Coyne was subsequently named the Apostolic Administrator for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Bishop Coyne will speak about the spirituality of using new technologies in his ministry and his views of its impact on the Church with his presentation “Whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.” (I Cor. 10:31): Being the Bearers of the Good News within a Social Media Environment.”
Brandon Vogt, a Catholic writer and speaker who blogs for The Thin Veil. Brandon is also the author of, “The Church and New Media: Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who Tweet.” Brandon has been featured on several media outlets including the CatholicTV Network, Fox News, NPR, and Christianity Today. Brandon will speak on Thursday afternoon, August 30th, with his presentation, “Telling the Catholic Story: What Mormons, Protestants, and Atheists Can Teach Us About Evangelizing Online.”
Elizabeth Scalia, a Benedictine oblate and managing editor of the Catholic Portal at Patheos.com, where she blogs as the Anchoress. Elizabeth is also a weekly columnist at First Things, featured columnist at The Catholic Answer Magazine, and a regular panelist on the Brooklyn-diocese-produced current events program, In the Arena, seen at NETNY.net. She is the author of several books and contributed to “Disorientation: How to Go to College Without Losing Your Mind” (Ascension Press). Additionally, she has been involved with the editing of both religious and secular books, notably “Why We Hate Us: American Discontent in the New Millennium” (Three River Press). Elizabeth will be the Keynote Speaker on Thursday, August 30, 2012. Her keynote is entitled “New Media, New Evangelization: Cogs in the Wheel of God’s Orderly Chaos“
During CNMC the first feature film on St. Augustine will debut as well. Restless Heart is based on St. Augustine’s The Confessions and in conjunction with the American release of this work, Ignatius Press has published a special edition of The Confessions as part of the Ignatius Critical Editions series, complete with commentary, essays, and footnotes by experts on Augustine.
The American premiere of Restless Heart: The Confessions of Augustine will be on August 29, 2012 and will be held in the Champions Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel, which is adjacent and connected to the Convention Center. An exclusive, extended trailer of the film is available online now at www.RestlessHeartFilm.com.
To learn more about CNMC visit: www.cnmc.sqpn.com.
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.
The CatholicTV Network may be seen across the US on Sky Angel, ROKU, and selected carriers. Programming 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,
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