WATERTOWN, MASS. (January 3, 2017) – On Tuesday, January 10 at 11am ET, CatholicTV will broadcast a special episode of The Gist focused on the issue of addiction in our culture.

The Gist, hosted by Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci, and Carolee McGrath, is CatholicTV’s show for Catholic women. Each episode focuses on a topic that is relevant to Catholic women and features interviews with special guests. Tuesday’s episode will feature a segment with Dr. Laura Kehoe about addiction as a medical disease. The episode will also include a discussion of the spiritual aspects of addiction with Father Brian Clary, Father Joe White, and Sister Maryadele Robinson.

Bishop Robert Reed, President of the CatholicTV Network, stated, "The scourge of addiction as well as the need to treat it and beat it touches every community and age group without discrimination. Join us for this special episode of The Gist as together we seek pastorally sensitive solutions to individuals and families touched by addiction."

Tune in to The Gist on Tuesday at 11am on cable, CatholicTVLIVE.com, AppleTV, Roku, or your mobile device. The episode will be rebroadcast on Tuesday at 8pm, Wednesday at 5am and 6pm, and Thursday at 12:30am (all times Eastern). It will also be available on demand.

About the CatholicTV Network: The CatholicTV Network is a national cable television network also streaming a live feed 24/7 at CatholicTVLIVE.com. The CatholicTV Network represents a cable TV station available in more than 14 million homes, an interactive website with HD live and video-on-demand, OTT apps and a monthly printed and digital magazine.

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