CatholicTV Asks Catholics to Help Spread CatholicTVeverywhere

June 30, 2010

WATERTOWN, MA (MetroCatholic) - CatholicTV Asks Catholics to Help Spread CatholicTVeverywhere

CatholicTV recently launched an effort calling on Catholics to help spread CatholicTV across the nation.

Catholicism is the largest religious denomination in the United States. Close to a quarter of the US population identifies themselves as Catholic. 52% of Pennsylvania residents are Catholic, 44% in Massachusetts, 37% in California, and 36% in New York (Source: Wikipedia).

Despite these large numbers, many Catholics have only one or at most two Catholic television channels to choose from in their local areas. CatholicTV is available to carriers free-of-charge.

CatholicTV is asking people to visit http://www.CatholicTVeverywhere.com  and join its list of supporters. Names of supporters are used in a similar fashion as a petition, which will show cable and satellite providers the amount of support and demand for Catholic television programming. This in turn, should help CatholicTV to spread its programming to more cities.

CatholicTV recently started broadcasting on Charter in Massachusetts, in addition to Chattanooga (TN) on fiTV, and other areas as well. CatholicTV’s addition to Charter’s cable lineup was largely influenced by letters written by ordinary Catholics asking that CatholicTV be added to their local cable lineup.

CatholicTV has found these simple, grassroots efforts effective in the past. CatholicTV began broadcasting as the world’s first diocesan television station in January of 1955. Since then, it has relied on its viewers for funding and support.

CatholicTV is a nationally-broadcasted television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI’s call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America’s Catholic Television Network.

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5 Responses to “CatholicTV Asks Catholics to Help Spread CatholicTVeverywhere”

  1. Mike Butts on July 31st, 2010 9:54 pm

    I love Catholic TV and would love to see a network across the united states and the world for catholics. Internet, telephone, television, cellphone, computers, etc. I want to give back to this country and the catholic church for all the selfless unpaid time spent building institutions that cared for people. Hospitals, Schools, Churches, Orphanages, etc. I think it is time we rebuild instead of selling off. Use the property for catholic business owners. Help by promoting these new ventures by the media. I whole heartedly support your Network and all it’s content. I want to see more adoration time. I was not happy with the chaplet being cut to fit within a 20 minute segment. Let it go the full 1/2 hour. I also cannot stress this enough, if you plan on doing commercials, I will stop watching. If you want to promote catholic commercialism have a separate channel just for that. Thank you for promoting Catholic Identity. God bless you all. Lastly, I am out of work and would love to support your cause. I spent 20 years as a building system designer. If you have an engineering department that needs help, please let me know.

  2. ssrcarmella on August 30th, 2010 12:08 pm

    Catholic TV is a godsend to us. It is informative, educational and spiritual uplifting. May God bless your work and may it continue!
    Sr. Carmella

  3. ssrcarmella on August 30th, 2010 12:09 pm

    We are blessed to have Catholic TV. It is interesting, informative, educational and spiritually uplifting. May God continue to bless your great work.

  4. Theresa on September 20th, 2010 8:37 am

    There is a demand for Catholic television and I am willing to sign a petition on its behalf.

  5. Fr. Yaqub Yusaf on December 4th, 2010 9:50 am

    Dear Friends,
    I am Catholic Priest from Pakistan. We have many stories to share about our christian life in Pakistan. Gojra is place where last year n August chrisian were attacked by Muslims and they illed 8 people and brunt many christian houses in Korian and also in Chistian colony Gojra, Pakistan. Christian in Gojra have many real problems that need secial attention b chritian brothers and sisters.
    We need media’s especially catholic media attention to it.
    Fr. Yaqub Yousaf
    Catholic Priest
    Parish Priest, Sacred Heart Catholic Church Gojra- Pakistan
    telephone L.line 0092-463 513 590, Cell Phone 0092-300 6692 588

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