McKenna to discuss religion in sports on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday October 2

From St. Norbert College, September 24, 2009
by Brian Curran, brian.curran@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Ray McKenna, founder and president of Catholic Athletes for Christ will be the special guest during the October "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by dean and academic vice president of the college, Michael Marsden. They will discuss religion in sports.

McKenna was born in the Bronx, New York, and attended St. John's University. he is founder and president of Catholic athletes for Christ, a nation-wide group that serves Catholic athletes in the practice of their faith, sharing the Gospel in and through sports. McKenna has served in sports-related ministry for well over a decade, including ministries associated with baseball, football, boxing and youth sports programs. He was also a participant in Rome at the Vatican's first-ever sports conference in 2005, and he has been working with the Vatican's sports office to promote the Church's mission in the United States. McKenna also, served in the George W. Bush Administration as General Counsel of the General Services Administration and currently practices law in Washington, DC.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in October, beginning October 2 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities, Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue Sundays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 1111. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

For more information or to watch it online, visit the web site, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.