“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
The 91st Annual Solemn Novena in honor of Saint Ann, being held from July 17-26, at Saint Ann’s Basilica Monastery in Scranton, will be broadcast on CTV: Catholic Television of the Diocese of Scranton, Monday through Friday at 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m., and on Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 19 at 5:00 p.m.
The Closing Ceremony being held on Sunday, July 26 will air on CTV on Tuesday, July 28 at 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 29, at 10:00 a.m.
In the August edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese…
Air dates & times for the August edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese:
Sunday, August 9, 5 p.m.
Monday, August 10, 10 a.m.
Friday, August 14, 9 p.m.
Tuesday, August 18, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, August 19, 11 a.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.