“The Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication, in order to dialogue with people today and to help them encounter Christ.”
– Pope Francis
“Mother Angelica was well known to countless individuals in the Diocese of Scranton through her founding and frequent presence on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), carried by our CTV: Catholic Television station. She was truly a pioneer in helping to spread the faith across the globe and we are grateful for her good work.”
– Bishop Joseph C. Bambera
In the April edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese:
We’ll see how the Diocese of Scranton recently honored Women and Men Religious Jubilarians at the annual Consecrated Life Mass celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Peter.
We’ll see our Diocesan Vocation office is helping young Catholics come together in prayer and fellowship through a program known as XLT (Exalt!).
We’ll see how Bishop Bambera had the opportunity to celebrate Mass with the students from St. Jude’s School in Mountain Top and tour the construction site for the St. Jude’s new Church.
We’ll tell you how three local parish communities have come together to form a new spiritual support group for individuals struggling with mental illness.
And Bernadette Rudolph, Diocesan Director for Family and Community Development discusses the many retreat opportunities that are available to parishes throughout our diocese.
Air dates & times for the March edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese:
Sunday April 9 5:00 pm Premier
Monday April 10 10:00 am
Tuesday April 11 8:00 pm
Tuesday April 18 8:30 pm
Wednesday April 19 10:00 am
Friday April 28 1:00 pm
CTV: Catholic Television of the Diocese of Scranton
W08EM-D, Class A TV Channel 8, Wilkes-Barre
Adams Cable Service, Carbondale: channel 16
Comcast Cable TV, Scranton/Dunmore/Dallas: channel 12
Comcast Cable TV, Williamsport: channel 16
Metrocast Cable TV, Berwick: channel 20
Service Electric Cable TV, Wilkes-Barre: channel 18
Service Electric Cablevision, Hazleton: channel 97
Catholic Television is a Class “A” Low Power TV station. In addition to the low power broadcasts, CTV’s signal is broadcast to these cable television companies: Comcast-Scranton/Dallas/Dunmore (12); Service Electric Cable TV- Wilkes-Barre (18); Service Electric Cablevision, Hazleton (97); Metrocast Cable, Berwick (20); Adams Cable Service, Carbondale (16); and Comcast- Williamsport (16).
CTV produces and broadcasts various daily and weekly local programs, such as the Live Daily Mass from St. Peter’s Cathedral as well as other live and taped liturgical events, and other designated Diocesan programming.
CTV produces “Our Faith…Our Diocese.” This monthly program follows a news magazine format. It includes interviews, coverage of diocesan events and ministries, previews of upcoming activities, catechesis on the faith, and other segments.