Thomas Handgrätinger to appear on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, July 6

From St. Norbert College, June 19, 2012
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Thomas Handgrätinger, O.Praem., abbot general of the Norbertine order, will be on the July "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by associate academic dean and professor of economics at St. Norbert, Kevin Quinn. They will discuss the Norbertines international meeting known as the General Chapter, which will be hosted by St. Norbert Abbey and St. Norbert College beginning July 22 and running through Aug. 3.

Every six years, delegates from all Norbertine abbeys, priories and houses around the world gather in dialogue, consider proposals and assess their common life.

There are approximately 1,400 members of the Norbertine Order living in 23 countries around the world, including: South Africa, India, Australia, France, the Czech Republic, Great Britain and Brazil.

Representatives of the Norbertine Sisters and lay associates also have
been invited to attend.

Thomas Handgrätinger was selected the 64th abbot general in Rome in 2003.

His "Conversations from St. Norbert College" appearance will broadcast every Friday in July, beginning July 6 at 6:30 p.m.

New "Conversations" 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 on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video-on-demand channel (411). It is available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Algoma, Clintonville, Columbus, Delavan, Elkhorn, Fitchburg and surrounding areas, Hortonville, Jefferson County, Lake Mills, Marshfield, Milwaukee, New London, Oconomowoc, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay, Waukesha, Waupaca, Whitewater, Wisconsin Rapids and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

PEG (Public, Education and Government) community television stations can download "Conversations from St. Norbert College" for their own stations by going to the PEGMedia website.

For more information or to watch the program online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.