Monday, September 13, 2010
CatholicTV Telethon To Air Oct 1st and 2nd and Will Include Performances By Catholic Comedian, Catholic Sisters, John Michael Talbot and More
CatholicTV’s 2010 telethon will air on Oct 1st and 2nd and will include some live and music. Musicians from different parts of the country will donate their voices for the annual telethon.
The Telethon will also include interviews of CatholicTV’s movie critics, Fathers Chip Hines and Bill Kelly, as well as an interview with Catholic filmmaker and Harvard student Matt Weber.
The Telethon will also include performances from previous telethons such as those by John Michael Talbot, Donna Lee, Gretchen Harris, and more.
In addition to music and interviews, the Telethon will also include shows from the new season at CatholicTV including the new Catholic art show “The Way of Beauty” and much more.
The 2010 telethon will air on CatholicTV from 9AM (Eastern Times) to 10PM on October 1st and will continue on October 2nd from 9AM to 10PM.
The 2010 Telethon will be viewable at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV cable outlets.
Below is additional information about some of the musicians and interviewees who will appear on the 2010 CatholicTV Telethon.
Fr. Vern Decoteau- Catholic priest from the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts. He once performed for former President George H. Bush and his wife Barbara at their home in Maine.
The Sisters of Charity of Our Lady Mother of the Church- Sisters from religious order started in the U.S. in 1970. Not only do the sisters have beautiful voices, they also work with the poor and aged.
Nick Alexander- Catholic comedian and musician known for his song “Should I Stand of Should I Kneel?” which is a parody of the song “Should I Stay of Should I Go?”
Fr. Chris Hickey and Fr. Paul Rouse- Both priests of the Archdiocese of Boston and stars of the CatholicTV show “Going My Way” which is a modern version of the old Merv Griffin show and includes singing, piano, and interviews.
Paul Melley- Musician who has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe including two World Youth Days. He will perform live.
Video and performances from the 2009 Telethon are available at http://www.telethon2009.com/