“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
In the December edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese, we’ll see how St. Jude School in Mountaintop was one of only 50 private schools in the country to be selected as a national blue ribbon school for its outstanding academic program.
We’ll see how men and women religious from around the Diocese recently gathered in Scranton to discuss plans for the upcoming Year of Consecrated Life and how they can highlight the significant contributions that religious make to our Diocese.
On December 2nd, CTV was present for the dedication and blessing of the Diocese’s new Pastoral Center in what was the former Scranton campus for Holy Cross High School. We’ll see how the renovated building is serving as the new home to the Diocesan Office for Parish Life and will soon welcome Communications and CTV as well.
Fr. Francis DeSiano, C.S.P., president of Paulist Evangelization Ministries recently visited Scranton to conduct a city wide mission focused on family and evangelization.
Ernest Ohlhoff, director of outreach for the National Right to Life Committee helped the Scranton chapter of Pennsylvanians for Human Life celebrate their 40th anniversary.
And Fr. Alex Roche, sssistant pastor at St. Ignatius Loyola parish in Kingston reminds us to stay focused on Christ and his message of love and compassion as we prepare to celebrate Christmas.
Air dates & times for the December edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese:
Sunday, December 14, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, December 16, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, December 17, 10 a.m.
Friday, December 19, 1 p.m.
Monday, December 22, 2 p.m.
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 (21); Metrocast Cable, Berwick (13); 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.
CTV also produced special programs and promotional spots for Diocesan endeavors, such as the Diocesan Annual Appeal, the Office for Clergy Formation (Vocations), and the Diocesan Schools Office.
The station also airs regular and special programming from EWTN and other sources.
CTV has a potential audience of approximately 235,000 households in various regions of the Diocese of Scranton.