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The CatholicTV Network to hold 21st telethon

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WATERTOWN -- The CatholicTV Network will hold its 21st annual telethon on Friday, Feb. 1st, and Saturday, Feb. 2nd. The telethon will air from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET on Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET on Saturday.

The telethon will broadcast from the Msgr. Francis T. McFarland Television Center in Watertown. CatholicTV president Father Robert Reed, Jay Fadden and Kevin Nelson will host this annual event; it is the major fundraiser for this fully viewer-supported Catholic television station.

The telethon features entertainment and highlights from the network's family-friendly, faith-filled programming. The 21st annual telethon guest will include: Rockapella, Father Dan O'Connell, Matt Weber, Friends of the Orphans Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos Choir, Diana Doyle, Anne DiSanto, Pointe Blank, Spotlight's "Film Fathers," Christine Caswell, John Monahan, Hosts of The Gist, and Going My Way's Father Chris Hickey and Father Paul Rouse.

Members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Knights of Columbus will be among the volunteers answering phone calls during the telethon. Viewers can call 617-923-3450 to make a pledge to CatholicTV or visit: www.catholictv.com/donate to make an online donation.

Telethon donations will help CatholicTV deliver the Good News into millions of homes across the country.

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