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Father Jim Martin to Appear on The CatholicTV Network

5/1/2014 - 9:56 AM PST

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Father Jim Martin to Appear on The CatholicTV Network

WATERTOWN, MA (May 1, 2014) On Friday, May 2, 2014, Father Jim Martin will appear on the nationally broadcasted talk show, This is the Day to discuss his new book, "Jesus: A Pilgrimage".

Father Jim Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America, the national Catholic magazine. His most recent book is "Jesus: A Pilgrimage" (HarperOne, Father Martin also hosts a Blink series on CatholicTV and is chaplain to the Colbert Report on Comedy Central.

Father Martin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1982, where he received his bachelor's degree in economics with a concentration in finance. After working for six years in corporate finance with General Electric he entered the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) in August 1988.

Father Martin is the author of several award-winning books. In 2011, he published Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor and Laughter are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, (HarperOne), which was named as one of "Best Books" of 2011 by Publishers Weekly.

Among his other books, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life (HarperOne, 2010), a New York Times bestseller, was awarded a 2010 Christopher Award, and was also a number one bestseller in Catholic books. His memoir My Life with the Saints (Loyola, 2006), which received a 2007 Christopher Award, was named one of the "Best Books" of 2006 by Publishers Weekly, and also received a First Place award from the Catholic Press Association. My Life with the Saints has sold over 120,000 copies and is used in universities, high schools, parishes and book clubs around the world, and was chosen for use in hundreds of U.S. parishes through the Dynamic Catholic Program.

Father Jim Martin's interview with the CatholicTV Network will air on This is the Day on May 2, at 10:30AM ET on CatholicTV and Chat with Father Jim Martin on twitter using the handle @JamesMartinSJ.

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
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