NET TV Announces Availability Expansion on Verizon Fios

Posted on Jan 21, 2016

NET TV, a Catholic television station headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, announced availability expansion on Verizon Fios. NET TV’s original Catholic programming is now available on Channel 48 in the New York metropolitan area and beyond.

“This partnership with Verizon allows us to provide a new home to New York Catholics over at Channel 48,” said Monsignor Kieran Harrington, Chairman of DeSales Media Group, parent company of NET TV. “We are thankful that our distribution partners recognize the importance of making Catholic programming available to all, as we strive to do our very best to help introduce Christ to today’s society,” he added.

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Desales Media Launches Prayer Site for Brooklyn Diocese

Posted on Dec 3, 2015

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DeSales Media Group has launched a new bilingual online prayer community entitled Pray For Me (Reza por Mí). Located at www.dioceseofbrooklyn.org/prayforme, the site enables users to submit their own intentions and also to pray for others who have posted on the site.

“Inspired in Pope Francis’ prayer request refrain ‘Please, pray for me’, we wanted to provide a place where people can request prayers as well as pray for each other’s intentions. Pray for Me is very simple to use, to ask for support, pray for one another, and create a community of prayer,” said Monsignor Kieran Harrington, Chairman of DeSales Media Group.

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NET TV to Premiere Documentary on NYC Homeless Ahead of Thanksgiving

Posted on Nov 23, 2015

On Tuesday, November 24th at 9 p.m., New Evangelization Television (NET TV) will premiere its original production Shelter in the City, a 90-minute eye-opening documentary on homelessness in the New York metropolitan area.

In recent years, the number of New Yorkers without a home has reached an all time high. According to the advocacy group Coalition for the Homeless, as of September 2015 there were 59,305 homeless people in the city, the highest level ever recorded since the Great Depression.

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Pope Francis Mural: Fox 5 News

Posted on Aug 29, 2015

Brooklyn Diocese Welcomes Pope Francis with Largest Painted Billboard in NYC

Posted on Aug 28, 2015

DeSales Media Group, the communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn, will welcome Pope Francis to the New York metropolitan area with a 225-foot tall billboard in the middle of the Big Apple.

Earlier this week, from sunrise to sunset, a team started hand painting a welcoming message at one of New York’s busiest intersections, the corner of Eighth Avenue and 34th Street in Manhattan. The corner is conveniently located outside Pennsylvania Station and the iconic Madison Square Garden arena, which will host the Holy Father’s September 25th Mass. The billboard will generate more than 700,000 impressions each week and will be visible throughout September.

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“The Tablet” and “Nuestra Voz” Awarded by Catholic Press Association

Posted on Jun 29, 2015

On Friday, June 25th, the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada honored writers and editors of Catholic media during its annual Catholic Media Conference that took place this year in Buffalo, New York.

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New Documentary in Anticipation of Pope Francis’ Environmental Encyclical

Posted on Jun 9, 2015

On Sunday, June 14th, New Evangelization Television (NET TV) will premiere its original production Custody + Creation, a moving environmental documentary about the care of creation and the role of the faithful.

Assessing the state of the Planet Earth and the imminent threat of climate change, Custody + Creation focuses on the Church’s reaffirmation of the biblical custody of the Earth, the dignity of creation, and human ecology. The documentary comes in anticipation of Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on the environment, to be published on June 18th.

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DeSales Media Launches ‘Meet Me In Church’ Initiative for the Diocese of Brooklyn

Posted on May 20, 2015

DeSales Media Group, the communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn, has launched a new initiative entitled Meet Me in Church (www.meetmein.church). Initially launched to promote the Office of the School of Evangelization’s “Joy of Encountering Christ” program, Meet Me in Church is an open invitation to reconnect and re-engage with the Church, the community, and with God.

The Meet Me in Church website features information about the School of Evangelization’s one-day pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families, which takes place on Wednesday, September 23rd, in Philadelphia. In coming months, the website will evolve to become an online hub for all diocesan and parish level events. “Meet Me in Church is another step forward in our efforts of evangelization,” said Monsignor Kieran Harrington, Chairman of DeSales Media Group. “Our hope is for everyone to use this new website to stay connected and informed as we grow in our faith.”

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Brooklyn’s Movie Review Show Reel Faith To Kick Off Sixth Summer Season

Posted on May 18, 2015

This Friday, May 22nd, NET TV’s Gabriel Award-winning series Reel Faith will premiere its sixth summer season. The weekly show, which reviews Hollywood’s biggest films through a Catholic perspective, will be also celebrating its 100th episode this season.

This season’s reviews will include highly-anticipated comic book adaptations like Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Ant-Man,” and “Fantastic Four;” big-budget sequels like “Jurassic World,” “Terminator: Genisys,” and “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation;” and family fare like Pixar’s “Inside Out,” and DreamWorks Animation’s “Minions.” Reel Faith will also weigh in on a variety of smaller independent films and documentaries.

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World Communications Day 2015 Media Coverage

Posted on May 14, 2015

NY Daily News:
Pope Francis’ planned NYC visit excites Brooklyn Diocese

The Tablet:
Thanks for World Communications Day (reader’s letter to the Editor)
Communications Day’s Hispanic Session Focuses on the Family
Journalists Predict Warm Welcome When Pope Visits United States
Communicating the Message of Pentecost (Bishop DiMarzio’s column)

El Diario:
Calientan motores para visita del Papa a NYC