WATERTOWN, Mass. (August 26, 2015) – CatholicTV will host the annual telethon on Friday September 11th and Saturday September 12th. The telethon will air from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET on Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday.  

This year’s telethon will feature musical entertainment, interviews with show hosts and CatholicTV staff, as well as highlights from the network’s faith-filled programming. Scheduled guests include: Pauline Wells; Magician- Ryan Lally; host of “The Lens”- Matt Weber; Diana Doyle; Ursuline Academy Choral Group; Emily Nelson; Aine Minogue; Ryan and Elizabeth Temblay; Fr. Chris Hickey and Fr. Paul Rouse; and Ed Gagné. In honor of Patriot Day, Gagné will perform the song "There She Stands" which was commissioned by President Bush in commemoration of the tragic events that happened on September 11th 2001.

The telethon will be hosted by the President of the CatholicTV Network, Father Robert Reed, EVP and General Manager Jay Fadden and Senior Producer Kevin Nelson. Members from the Catholic Daughters of America and the Knights of Columbus will be among the volunteers answering the phones. 

During the telethon supporters may call 617-923-3450 to make a pledge to CatholicTV or visit: www.CatholicTV.com/donate to make an online donation. Any and all donations will help CatholicTV deliver the Good News to millions of homes across the country.  Please visit www.CatholicTV.com for more information

About the CatholicTV Network:

The CatholicTV Network is a national cable television network also streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTVLIVE.com. The CatholicTV Network represents a cable TV station available in more than 14 million homes, an interactive website with television-like live and video-on-demand, mobile apps and a monthly printed and digital magazine.