WATERTOWN, MA (April 17, 2013) On Thursday, April 18, 2013 the CatholicTV Network will broadcast the Interfaith Prayer Service for the Boston Marathon bombing victims.

The interfaith service will air LIVE from Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross at 11AM ET. The event will also stream live on CatholicTV.com and will rebroadcast at 8PM ET Thursday evening and on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 4PM ET.

President Obama is scheduled to attend and speak at the interfaith service to honor and pay respect for those killed and injured during the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15.

The CatholicTV Network is available to Comcast subscribers throughout New England on Channel 268 (in Plymouth and Amesbury, MA on Ch. 183), on Verizon FiOS Ch. 296, Charter Communications Ch. 101, RCN Ch. 85, on various other providers and on Roku and Google TV. Online coverage and a live stream may also be viewed at any time from any computer or device at CatholicTV.com.

About the CatholicTV Network:

Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast 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.


Shannon Muldoon
Public Relations Coordinator