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The CatholicTV Network to Air Marian Day Programming from the Vatican

10/9/2013 - 12:45 PM PST

Catholic PRWire

WATERTOWN, MA (October 9, 2013) On Saturday October 12th and Sunday October 13th, the CatholicTV Network will air Marian Day programming from the Vatican.

Organized by the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, Marian Day is part of the celebrations of the Year of Faith - organized by the then Pope Benedict XVI to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. The event also coincides with the anniversary of the last apparition of the Blessed Virgin at Fatima.

On Saturday, October 12, 2013, the CatholicTV Network will air the welcoming of the statue of Our Lady of Fatima by Pope Francis followed by a Marian catechesis with the Holy Father live from Saint Peter's Square at 11am ET. The event will rebroadcast at 8pm.

On Sunday, October 13, 2013, the CatholicTV Network will air the Holy Mass presided over by His Holiness Francis on the occasion of Marian Day following the recitation of the Angelus Domini. The event will air live at 4:30am ET and rebroadcast at 12:30pm and 8pm.

The CatholicTV Network is available throughout the United States on Sky Angel and ROKU and on partner stations in Detroit, Baton Rouge, Chattanooga, Hawaii and New Orleans. CatholicTV has channels throughout New England on Comcast Ch. 268, Verizon FiOS Ch. 296, Charter Communications Ch. 101, Full Channel Ch. 120, RCN Ch. 85, and various other providers. On-demand viewing and a live stream may also be viewed at any time from any computer or device at iOS and Droid apps are available for free download at

About the CatholicTV Network:

Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at 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.

Shannon Muldoon
Public Relations Coordinator


The CatholicTV Network   MA, 02471 US
Shannon Muldoon - Public Relations Coordinator, 


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