On February 4th, youth ministers Jen Campagna and Scott Morin will appear on the live CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”. They will discuss a unique retreat which both of them will be participating in along with high schools students and adults at their parishes.
“Food Fast” is a 24-hour hunger awareness retreat for Catholic youth developed by Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Jen and Scott will discuss this unique retreat, and how they are using it to teach young people about issues faced by their peers in the developing world and also to encourage the young people to take action on behalf of the poor and hungry. Participants will also raise money to donate to CRS.
CatholicTV will also air videos promoting Food Fast during lent.
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.
CatholicTV will also air an interview of Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger. Bishop Gettelfinger is from the Diocese of Evansville, Indiana. In honor of Scout Sunday, Bishop Gettelfinger discusses scouting as youth ministry. He served as the Episcopal Liaison to the National Catholic Committee on Scouting. Scout Sunday will be celebrated across the United States on February 8th.