.- EWTN has announced it will hold its 2010 Family Celebration on October 9-10 at the Canton Civic and Cultural Center in Canton, Ohio, the hometown of Mother Angelica.
The event is free and will feature speakers including EWTNâs âWorld Overâ anchor (and Mother Angelicaâs best-selling biographer) Raymond Arroyo; âJourney Homeâ host Marcus Grodi; Dr. Ray Guarendi, host of EWTN Radio Networkâs âThe Doctor Is In;â and Mother Assumpta Long of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, whose order hosts the EWTN childrenâs catechetical series, âTruth in the Heart.â
âBookmarkâ host Doug Keck will emcee the event.
In addition, participants of the event on Saturday night will have the opportunity to take part in a special live show celebrating Mother Angelicaâs life and legacy, which will feature all of the speakers as well as select members of the audience.
EWTN President & CEO Michael P. Warsaw will also be present for the popular âFamily Talk,â along with Deacon Bill Steltemeier, Father Anthony and Father Joseph Mary Wolfe.
Children at the Family Celebration will be entertained by âRoamin Catholicâ host Rob Wahl and his sidekick, Pete the Penguin, as well as Brother Leo from âHey Brother Leo.â All will be located at the âEWTN Faith Factoryâ booth throughout the course of the weekend.
Doors will open at 8 a.m. for the celebration, which will include opportunities for confession and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
More information can be found at http://www.ewtn.com/familycelebration.