America's Catholic Television Network will offer a Novena to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Tragedy in Newtown, CT. The nine days of prayer with Father Robert Reed begins December 5 at 9:28 a.m. (the time the shootings began), just before CatholicTV's Daily Mass. The novena prayer will air each day at that time; just after the 3 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy; and before the 7 p.m. Mass.
As the nation remembers the victims of the tragic events that took place one year ago, CatholicTV will offer special prgoramming on Saturday, December 14. Tune in at 11 a.m. for the rebroadcast of a special segment from This is the Day from last year. In addition an episode of The Gist featuring an interview with Monsignor Robert Weiss and Michael Cappola from Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Newtown, CT can be seen on-demand now for FREE.
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