Monday, October 18, 2010
Canonization Cause For Priest Who Prayed With Hollywood Stars To Be Discussed on CatholicTV Talk Show
On Friday, October 29th, the canonization cause for Servant of God Patrick Peyton, CSC will be discussed on the CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”.
Fr. Peyton was internationally known as the “Rosary Priest”. Fr. David Marcham, CSC, Vice-Postulator for the cause for the canonization of Fr. Peyton, will appear on This is the Day to talk about Fr. Peyton’s cause.
A recent article in the Catholic Herald (Arlington, VA) wrote that “Father Marcham said Father Peyton is one who has “given countless people around the world a reason for hope.” Including Father Marcham himself.
After suffering a head injury a few years ago, he [Fr. Marcham] was restored physically and recharged spiritually after hearing Father Peyton’s story.”
This is the Day airs at 10:30AM ET at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV cable outlets. The show is rebroadcast at 7:30PM and other times during the week.
Fr. Peyton was well known for his Rosary rallies, during which he promoted family prayer, especially the rosary. Fr. Peyton’s rosary rallies were attended by millions of people through the years. It was through these rallies that Fr. Peyton became widely known.
Fr. Peyton also used radio, film, and television to promote family prayer. Fr. Peyton also starred in television productions in which he prayed and reflected on the mysteries of the Rosary with celebrities such as Frankie Avalon, Jane Wyatt, and many others.
CatholicTV has aired documentaries about Fr. Peyton including “A Dedicated Man” and “A Most Unusual Man”. CatholicTV has also aired Fr. Peyton’s show Matter of Faith, whose guests have included Archbishop Fulton Sheen and many others.