WATERTOWN, MASS. (January 26, 2016) - On February 11, 2016 CatholicTV will commemorate the World Day of the Sick with special rosaries on demand at www.catholictv.com/shows/the-rosary.

 One of the rosaries that will be available is the Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary with Father Reed from CatholicTV’s Chapel of Holy Cross. Fr Reed will offer prayers for the sick and suffering during the mediation. This rosary can be found at: http://www.catholictv.com/shows/the-rosary/the-sick-and-suffering.

 Among the many rosaries available on the CatholicTV website is the Sorrowful Mystery prayed with Fr. Reed from Our Lady of Perpetual Help, better known as “Mission Church”, located in South Boston. This Rosary can be found at: http://www.catholictv.com/shows/the-rosary/mission-church-sorrowful.

 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, or “Mission Church”, is particularly known for their commitment to unifying with the poor as well as gathering efforts for peace and social justice. Mission Church is famously celebrated as a Marian shrine throughout the New England Area. 2016 marks the 150th year that Redemptorists have spread devotion to Mary under the icon and the Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help currently broadcasts every week on CatholicTV.  Visit http://www.catholictv.com/shows/perpetual-help-novena for more information.  For more information on Mission Church visit their website at, http://www.bostonsbasilica.com/.

 For more information about CatholicTV programming, please visit: www.CatholicTV.com.

 About the World Day of the Sick

 The World Day of Sick was introduced by Pope John Paul II in 1992 to encourage prayer from others for the sick or suffering, and their caretakers. The Day is observed on the liturgical memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes on February 11th, and this year marks the 24th year the World Day of the Sick has been celebrated. To find out more information please visit: http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/world/world-day-of-the-sick.

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 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.