The CatholicTV Network to Air Closing Mass of the Fortnight for Freedom
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WATERTOWN, MA (July 3, 2013) – The CatholicTV Network will air the Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. live at 12pm ET on July 4, 2013.
The Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass will air live on CatholicTV and www.CatholicTV.com. His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, will be the celebrant and homilist.
The Mass closes out a two-week period of prayer and action called by the U.S. bishops to address many current challenges to religious liberty, including the August 1, 2013 deadline for religious organizations to comply with the HHS mandate, and religious liberty concerns in areas such as immigration and humanitarian services.
Throughout the two week period called for by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Father Robert Reed, president of CatholicTV offered daily reflections on the theme of religious freedom in a series of Blinks. Father Reed also has prayed a special version of the Holy Rosary: "A Rosary for Our Nation". Visit www.CatholicTV.com/Freedom for on-demand viewing of these reflections and The Rosary, which can still be viewed after the Fortnight for Freedom period has ended.
On July 4, 2013 the CatholicTV Network will also air the Music and the Spoken Word special, “My Country” “Love of Country” and “Flag of Free” at 5pm ET.
You can find out more information about Fortnight for Freedom and the Closing Mass of the Fortnight for Freedom at: www.Fortnight4Freedom.org.
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.
Public Relations Coordinator
The CatholicTV® Network
http://www.CatholicTV.com MA, 02471 US
Shannon Muldoon - Public Relations Coordinator,
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