Boston College Chair of the Department of Religious Education to Be Interviewed on CatholicTV
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WATERTOWN, MA (September 17, 2012) – Boston College Chair of the Department of Religious Education to Be Interviewed on Live Talk Show of the CatholicTV® Network
On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, Thomas Groome, chair of the department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry at Boston College, will be featured on the CatholicTV Network’s nationally broadcasted live talk show; This is the Day.
Dr. Thomas H. Groome was born in County Kildare, Ireland. Professor Groome holds the equivalent of a M.Div. from St. Patrick's Seminary in Carlow, Ireland, a MA from Fordham University and a doctoral degree in religious education from Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University.
Professor Groome's publications include his most recent book What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for Life (Harper San Francisco), Educating for Life, A Spiritual Vision for Every Teacher and Parent (Crossroads), Christian Religious Education: Sharing Our Story and Vision (Jossey Bass), Language for a "Catholic" Church (Sheed and Ward) and Sharing Faith: A Comprehensive Approach to Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (Wipf and Stock). Professor Groome is also the primary author of various religion textbook series from W.H. Sadlier, most recently the Coming to Faith series.
In an effort to meet the challenges faced with new trends developing in Christianity, Thomas Groome offers Will There Be Faith, A New Vision for Educating and Growing Disciples, a new national Catholic curriculum to be used in schools and parishes across the United States. This also comes with a user friendly companion volume for teachers, parents, and community leaders aiming to “bring life to Faith, and Faith to life.”
In addition to his work at Boston College, Thomas Groome is also the author of What Makes Us Catholic and is one of the leading authorities on Christian education in the world. His k-8 curriculum teachings are amongst the most widely used in schools and churches and the country and the globe.
This upcoming episode, along with all CatholicTV content can be found on www.CatholicTV.com for free, 24 hours a day.
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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.
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