WATERTOWN, MASS (January 11, 2016) - On January 12, CatholicTV will feature the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) media team on “This is the Day”. The show will air LIVE at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12th and will rebroadcast at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. as well as Monday at midnight.

On This is the Day, Lisa Hendey the founder of CatholicMom.com,  a member of  media team will discuss work of in Colombia for this year’s CRS Rice Bowl, which works to provide services in support of fair trade coffee. The CRS Rice Bowl is Catholic Relief Services’ Lenten program for families and faith communities in the United States who want to put their faith into action. Through CRS Rice Bowl, participants are invited to hear stories about their brothers and sisters in need around the world, and devote their Lenten prayers, fasting, and alms to change the lives of those who suffer in poverty.  For more information please visit: http://www.crsricebowl.org/.

About CRS

Catholic Relief Services’ website states that the mission of CRS “is to assist impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas, working in the spirit of Catholic social teaching to promote the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the human person.”  For more information please visit: http://www.crs.org/about.

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.

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