February 17, 2015 Watertown, Mass. - On February 27th CatholicTV’s talk show, “This Is the Day” will welcome guests, Susan Lawson and Bishop David Walkowiak.  Lawson will discuss her involvement with the foundation, “Growing with the Saints” and Bishop Walkowiak will talk about the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Growing with the Saints is a Vacation Bible School devoted to running programs completely centered on Catholic beliefs. Lawson co-wrote the Catholic Companion material and currently makes presentations and travels for “Growing with the Saints”. The programs that “Growing with the Saints” offers includes Bible lessons, activities, skits, music, games, and crafts that integrate children into the world of God. For more information on Growing with the Saints, please visit their website at: http://www.growingwiththesaints.com/.

Bishop Walkowiak was ordained a priest in 1979, was ordained as the 12th Bishop of Grand Rapids in June of 2013.  Prior to his assignment in Grand Rapids Bishop  Walkowiak served as adjutant judicial vicar for the appeals court of Cincinnati, Ohio; Steubenville, Ohio and Washington, D.C. While on “This is the Day,” Bishop Walkowiak will discuss the makeup of the Diocese of Grand Rapids and the importance of Catholic media. For more information on Bishop David Walkowiak, please visit the Diocese of Grand Rapids’ website at: http://www.dioceseofgrandrapids.org.

This is the Day airs live on Tuesday and Fridays at 10:30 am EST. The show re-airs Tues. at 7:30 PM, Weds. at 4:30 AM and 5:30 PM, Thurs. at 12 AM, Fri. at 7:30 PM, Sat. at 5:30 PM and Mon. at 12 AM. For on-demand viewing of this show please visit our website at www.CatholicTV.com.

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