A look back at CatholicTV's Telethons since 1991.


Celtic Clerics perform during the 2015 CatholicTV Telethon. Selections: Je vous SalueBlack and TansO The Summer Time (Will ye go Lassie go); Parting GlassMy Country 'tis of thee


Sweet Harmony (from Riverside Theatre Works) performs at the 25th CatholicTV Telethon.

  • L-O-V-E
  • Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend
  • Fascinating Rhythm
  • Carole King Medley
  • Rumor Has It
  • Beautiful

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Diana Doyle sings accompanied by Todd Gordon on piano at the 2016 CatholicTV Telethon.

  • Here's To Your Illusions
  • He's Only Wonderful
  • My Funny Valentine
  • My Heart Stood Still
  • I Could Write a Book/This Can't Be Love

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Father Chris Hickey and Father Paul Rouse from Going My Way perform at the 2016 CatholicTV Telethon.

Set 1:

  • Because of You
  • When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New
  • If I Had My Way

Set 2:

Elvis Presley tribute with Bishop Robert Reed

  • Love me Tender
  • I Can’t Help Following in Love With You
  • How Great Thou Art
  • I’ll Be Seeing You

Set 3: Patriotic Segment with Bishop Reed

  • America the Beautiful
  • Yankee Doodle/You’re a Grand Old Flag/Give My Regards to Broadway
  • This Land is Your Land
  • God Bless America

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Ursuline Academy Choral Group performs at CatholicTV's 25th Telethon.

  • Ave Maria- by Tomas Luis de Victoria arr. by Russell Robinson
  • Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho- by Earlene Rentz
  • I'm Gonna Sing Till the Spirit Moves in my Heart- by Moses Hogan

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Anne Di Santo performs at the 2016 CatholicTV Telethon.

  • Guard My Poor & Little Ones (ProLife song written based on story of Mother (Saint) Teresa
  • Flame Of Liberty - Written for 9-11 - Dedicated to all first responders and Fr. Grogan
  • A World At Prayer is a World at Peace  (Fr. Patrick Peyton)
  • The Cross, Our Only Hope (Dedicated to Bishop Reed)

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Ryan Lally performs illusions at the CatholicTV Telethon.


Emily, Mary and Kevin Nelson perform during the 25th CatholicTV Telethon.

  • Could We Start Again Please (Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Weber) 2006 version
  • Could We Start again Please 2016 version 
  • On the Willows from Godspell (Stephen Schwartz)
  • Sacred Silence (Tom Booth and Jenny Pixler)
  • Tell Your Heart to Beat Again (Bernie Herms/Matthew West/Randy Phillips)



Pauline Wells with Martin McPhilemy on piano perform "Last Great Love Song" by Finbar Furey, "Traveling Soldier" by The Dixie Chicks" and "I Will Love You" by The Fureys.

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Pope Saint John XXIII Schola performs under the direction of Kevin Galie in CatholicTV's Chapel of the Holy Cross during the 25th CatholicTV Telethon.

  • Ave Maria - Ravanello
  • Call to Remembrance - Farrant 
  • Sub Tuum (Slavonic trad. Translated into English)

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Chantal and Rachelle Choiniere perform with their dad Bernie during the 2016 CatholicTV Telethon.

Shanagolden (Irish)

Don’t Be Afraid (Bernie Choiniere)

The More I Seek You (Kari Jobe)

For Good (Stephen Schwartz from “Wicked”)

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On Friday and Saturday, September 9th and 10th, Bishop Robert Reed, Jay Fadden, Kevin Nelson, and Kate Andrews will host CatholicTV's biggest fundraiser - The 2016 CatholicTV Telethon. This year will be the 25th edition of our own fall classic. Personalities from CatholicTV programs including Father Dan O'Connell, Matt Weber, Father Chris Hickey and Father Paul Rouse will make appearances throughout the weekend. A new episode of The Rosary will premiere, the first with Bishop Reed as a bishop. See live performances from new and classic musical talent; #throwback videos; and much more from the two days here at CatholicTV.com. Visit our YouTube page for a playlist of songs from 2015 and what we add this year.

Telethon 2016 Musical Performances - Guest Interviews Schedule

Friday, September 9

  • 11:30 | Father Hickey and Father Rouse
  • 12:20 | Pauline Wells
  • 12:55 | The Nelson Family
  • 2  | Ryan Lally
  • 2:50 | Father Hickey and Father Rouse
  • 3:15 | Pope Saint John XXIII Schola
  • 4 | The Choiniere Family
  • 4:50 | Jon Niven
  • 5:30 | Ursuline Academy Choral Group
  • 5:55 | Rebecca Damon
  • 7:30 | Anne DiSanto
  • 8:05 | Father Hickey and Father Rouse with Bishop Reed

Saturday, September 10

  • 11:25 | Father Hickey and Father Rouse
  • 11:40 | Matt Weber 
  • Noon  | Ryan Lally
  • 12:30 | Celtic Clerirc
  • 1 | The Nelson Family
  • 1:30 | Fr. Dan O’Connell interview
  • 1:45 | The Nelson Family
  • 2:30 | Pope Saint John XXIII Seminary Schola
  • 3 | HangFire 
  • 3:30 | Father Hickey and Father Rouse with Bishop Reed
  • 4 | The Choiniere Family
  • 5 | Sweet Harmony
  • 7:30 | Diana Doyle
  • 8 | Ursuline Academy Choral Group
  • 8:55 | Father Hickey and Father Rouse with Bishop Reed

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