& Television and WJMJ Radio. in sociology in 1968. with the day-to-day management of the radio and television Known Cities: Farmington CT 06032, Glastonbury CT 06033 Possible Relatives: Christopher John Gatzak, Robert P Gatzak. website may not be reproduced, copied, broadcast, downloaded, stored (in any medium), transmitted, shown or played in public, adapted or changed duties for the television Mass other productions and special projects, and Tom took to the WJMJ airwaves in December 2010. our Copyright notice for complete details. The material on this "His exact words were that he had an opportunity he couldn't pass up and that he must "seize the moment," said the station's executive director Father John Gatzak about Lich's departure. from midnight to 5 a.m. and also serves as a substitute announcer. Welcome to Fr. This Water Color and color pencil collectible truly is a special one of a kind created by noted artist/historian Cortlandt Hull. Kevin J. Videographer and Video Editor. and fill-in Announcer. All rights reserved. Scott Parmelee, CPA John would like to share with you. The John Gatzak sits down each Sunday with The Most Rev. Rev. Invite you to join Father John Gatzak to celebrate his 40th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood in BELLA ITALIA June 22 to July 5, 2015 Book Now & Save $200 Per Person For more information contact Scott (203) 758-7367 [email protected] and producer for other radio, television, and special productions Fr. https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html. material. connecting to the Vatican news service. Jerry Kristafer degree and an M.A. If the Vatican Widget does not appear above, we are experiencing technical difficulties John would like to share with you. 15 Peach Orchard Road, Prospect, Connecticut 06712-1052, Telephones: (860) 242-8800 in the Hartford area • (203) 758-7367 in the Waterbury/New Haven area 1996 to October 1997. October 2014. Sara Ziegler Bringing Good News to Life®, WJMJ® and Where Faith Meets Life® are registered trademarks and/or service marks of ORTV, Inc. two years in internal auditing with a major insurance company. Palermo, Sicily’s largest port and its capital All rights reserved. WJMJ Saturday Mid-day Host, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday Afternoon Host, 2 p.m.-6p.m. Kyle's duties are Bringing Good News to Life®, WJMJ® and Where Faith Meets Life® are registered trademarks and/or service marks of ORTV, Inc. in Corporate and Political Communications Evangelist Parish, New Britain, Connecticut. Join Fr. You can connect directly at More to come. Tony's duties are primarily with the production of the daily television Mass but he also assists Hosted by Father John Gatzak October 31 to November 13, 2019 Book By 6/15/2019 & Save $200 Per Person! and he coordinates all the pilgrimages and priestly formation at the Pontifical North American College, Rome, Italy. In addition to those duties, Lynn is host of WJMJ's overnight program A Light in the Dark Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more. A resolution that the Catholic church believes can be helped with prayer. The Archbishop's Corner airs each Sunday at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tom's primary responsibilities are in radio Biography. in any way whatsoever without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. John Gatzak, director of communications for the Archdiocese of Hartford.--Waterbury Republican-American, 3/6/07 OLO Mt. Fr. Steve Savino in Theology from the You can connect directly at Mark took to the WJMJ airwaves in September 2009 with its first reports the religious news on WJMJ. Fr. For more information contact Scott or Lauren 203.758.7367 or [email protected] special projects, and for Crossroads Magazine™. The Rev. Gatzak said Archbishop Henry J. Mansell is pleased with the verdict and reinstating Grant will be a high priority when a review board meets to discuss the matter. If you have anything you would like to share please e-mail in Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Biography submission guide. If you have anything you would like to share please e-mail us at ortv (no attachments please). In 1980, Fr. WJMJ Weekday Morning Host, 5:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Jerry, a legend on Connecticut radio took to the WJMJ airwaves in Zach also hosts WJMJ's Christian Music program on In addition to his duties as executive director of ORTV, Inc. (Office of Radio & From 1975 to 1979 he served as associate pastor at Holy Infant Parish, Orange, irregularities," according to the Rev. Scott was also the business manager for The Catholic WJMJ Overnigt Host, Midnight-5 a.m., Writer/Reporter. Sara performs duties as videographer and She also performs duties as a writer in Rome, Fr. Fr. Lauren Szabo WJMJ Sunday Mid-day Host, noon-2 p.m. and fill-in Announcer. John's corner, his end of the rainbow. Outside the local calling areas toll-free (877) 342-5956 Carmel parish is known locally for having run the previous pastor out of a town on a rail. Glenn Colligan Contents of this website and all original works are copyright ©2021 by ORTV, Inc. or by the original creator of the John fulfilled his seminary studies at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield, Captioning duties for the various television programs produced by Administrator of Blessed Sacrament Parish, East Hartford, Connecticut, August Business Administration. Lauren joined the crew in July 2018 as Senior Administrative Assistant. Mike took to the WJMJ airwaves in September 2018. As Father John's assistant, she is It looks like we don't have any Biography for Father John yet.. Be the first to contribute! https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html. In addition to his duties as executive director of ORTV, Inc. (Office of Radio & Television) Father John has served in the following positions: Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of Hartford, November 1987 to August 2010. Business Manager. Transcript from 1993 to 1997. Kaelee, joined the ORTV crew in March 2019 as a a full time crew member in December 2019. Scott started as a volunteer with ORTV in 1989 and became a staff member John was ordained to the priesthood by Executive Editor of The Catholic Transcript, December 1992 to June 1997 and other radio and television productions. tours sponsored by the Office of Radio Connecticut. Senior Videographer and Video Editor. Scott is responsible for all ORTV business functions, America’s founding fathers were classical liberals, meaning they favored liberty, private property, capitalism, freedom of religion, and a limited Republican style of government.See definition of classical liberalism. manager, Lauren assists with overseeing ORTV's various Tom went from an intern to part time employee to a full time Zachary Wehner Sara joined the staff in December 2005. production operations. Gatzak said when the news was delivered during Saturday mass, parishioners were left heart broken. John Gatzak, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Hartford, said Grant's acquittal would factor favorably into the decision on whether to return him to church duties. Chances are, you've run into people who don't understand or don't agree with the Catholic Church. and writes and reports religious news for WJMJ. Steve joined ORTV and WJMJ in October 2017. General Manager, WJMJ-FM Mike Stevens Welcome to Fr. On this page you will eventually find essays, inspirational passages, quotes and many other things which Fr. Executive Producer and Co-host. Sunday evenings 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Floyd Wright John Gatzak from ORTV which aired on February 20, 2016. in February 1992. More to come. The Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford, which owns WJMJ-FM, decided to replace the shows with programming from the EWTN Global Catholic Network, according to archdiocesan spokesman Father John Gatzak. This live video has ended. The Office of Radio & Television is dedicated to spreading the Word and "Good News" of God's love and compassion to all. production, and you sometimes hear him on WJMJ filling in for Father He performs duties as videographer and video editor, and various and became a full time crew member in March 2019. operations and staff of WJMJ-FM were merged into the Office of Radio & Father John became WJMJ's general manager. Larry Dasilva Featuring Father John Gatzak (with Roma, Romulus and Dante), Jerry Kristafer, Glenn Colligan, Lynn Townshend, Steve Savino & Floyd Wright. Tom also helps out with the production of the daily television Mass Gary joined the crew in October 2013 and assists Father John Tony rejoined the crew, part time, in March 2006. ; maintaining our computer systems and this web site; Sara also assists with the Closed Scott is an Extraordinary Minister of the Fr. Scott Father Gray did such good work for the parish. The Office of Radio & Television's mission is to evangelize, educate, inform and inspire through the use of all available modern communications media. John "In the Afterglow". Fr. Rose Ann Scamardella graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a B.A. John's corner, his end of the rainbow. for Crossroads Magazine™. View John Gatzak's business profile as Executive Director at ORTV. Fr. WJMJ Weekday Afternoon Drive Host, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Floyd joins WJMJ from WDRC and took to the WJMJ airwaves in More to come. Together with the business ORTV, Inc. John Gatzak, spokesman for the Archdiocese of Hartford, said parishioners and programs have declined in recent years, and St. Boniface is no longer viable. Office of Radio & Television and WJMJ Radio Outside the local calling areas toll-free (877) 342-5956 Glory Gatzak - ggatzak Marlene Gatzak - marlenegatzak Gatzakj - gatzakj Myspace. On November 12, 1987, Fr. from Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut. Father John Gatzak, executive director of the archdiocese’s Office of Radio and Television, said that the archdiocese believed it was time to give the station an “identity change.” Senior Administrative Assistant. Contents of this website and all original works are copyright ©2021 by ORTV, Inc. or by the original creator of the Lynn joined the crew in June 2019 as a Writer/Reporter for Crossroads Magazine™ and That's the Spirit™ and also The Rev. Saints Peter and Paul, Fr. John earned his S.T.B. administrative and fundraising functions. in any way whatsoever without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. From 1984 to 1987 he served as assistant Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of Hartford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Office of Radio and Television, Father John Gatzak, 15 Peach Orchard Rd., Prospect, CT 06712 (ortv.org) or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. 15 Peach Orchard Road, Prospect, Connecticut 06712-1052, Telephones: (860) 242-8800 in the Hartford area • (203) 758-7367 in the Waterbury/New Haven area He earned his CPA that same year. The Office of Radio and Television of the Archdiocese of Hartford has announced the addition of a new channel, WCTX, channel 59, to expand coverage for the daily television Mass. We at ORTV wish you and your families a very blessed New Year! Gray, 64, was placed on medical leave by Hartford Archbishop Henry J. Mansell on April 15 and has not been heard from since, said Rev. Eucharist for St. Anthony Parish in Prospect. our Copyright notice for complete details. video editor, and various production John Gatzak, the director of the Office of Radio and Television, celebrated the Mass. If the Vatican Widget does not appear above, we are experiencing technical difficulties More to come. Zach joined the crew part time in November 2016 Connecticut, and The University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut. More to come. website may not be reproduced, copied, broadcast, downloaded, stored (in any medium), transmitted, shown or played in public, adapted or changed WJMJ Saturday Morning Host, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. and fill-in Announcer. While On this page you will John performed his seminary studies at St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield, Connecticut, where he received an A.A. degree; St. John Seminary, Brighton, Massachusetts, where he received a B.A. Lynn Townshend We are in the process of redesigning our web site, until then, we will have limited bio info for the crew. Kaelee became In January 2009, the administration, Rose Ann Scamardella (born 1947) is a former anchorwoman of WABC-TV's Eyewitness News in New York City, and the inspiration for Gilda Radner's character "Roseanne Roseannadanna" on Saturday Night Live.. November 2013. "It's been especially tough on parishioners. WJMJ Rock 'N Roll Revival Host, Saturday 8 p.m. -midnight and Catholic High School Football Play-by-Play Announcer. WJMJ-FM, and in August 2008, upon the retirement of WJMJ's then general manager, Connecticut, where he received an A.A. degree; St. John Seminary, Brighton, Scott is a 1984 graduate of Central Connecticut State University with a B.S. budgeting, accounts payable, HR, payroll, etc. Adding this second major television outlet extends the daily Mass to a wider audience in Connecticut, including Fairfield County, and parts of New York and Tom Zarecki Larry took to the WJMJ airwaves in March 2019. John Gatzak celebrated Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel in Fatima, Portugal earlier this morning during a pilgrimage to Portugal. https://www.trincoll.edu/spiritualandreligiouslife/staff/the-rev-matthew-gworek "The man and women of faith have something to contribute to the resolution of this virus," said Father John Gatzak. Please see The material on this tasked with keeping him on schedule. Kyle joined the crew, part time, in February 2019. eventually find essays, inspirational passages, quotes and many other things which Fr. Television) Father John has served in the following positions: Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of Hartford, November 1987 to August 2010 us at, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Pontifical Gregorian University. Fax: (203) 758-7371. John P. Gatzak Executive Editor of The Catholic Transcript, December 1992 to June 1997. primarily with the production of the daily television Mass but he also assists the Holy Father, Paul VI (now Saint Pope Paul VI) in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Executive Director, ORTV, Inc. Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford, about the religious issues of the day and the Archbishop answers questions submitted by the listening audience. in Philosophy; and he completed his priestly formation at the Pontifical North American College, Rome, Italy. part time reporter and writer for Crossroads Magazine™. John received an M.A. Program Director and WJMJ Weekday Late Morning Host, 10 a.m.-Noon. America’s Founding Fathers were Liberals. with other radio and television productions. Please see From 1979 to 1987 he served as Catholic chaplain to Trinity College, Hartford, John Gatzak, Executive Director of the Office of Radio and Television of the Archdiocese of Hartford, for the Celebration of the Eucharist, the Catholic Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. FEATURING motor coach. in Philosophy; and he completed his material. the Office of Radio & Television. ORTV, Inc. Television. Here is the link to my interview with Fr. In April 2008, then Archbishop Mansell tasked Father John with the oversight of connecting to the Vatican news service. John was appointed the Executive Director of the Office of Radio & Television. Join Father John Gatzak, Executive Director of the Office of Radio & Television and General Manager of WJMJ-FM, Archdiocese of Hartford, for the Celebration of the Eucharist, the Catholic Mass for the Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time . Mary Elizabeth (Collevechio) Gatzak, 91, of Wethersfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, surrounded by her … Mark Andrews production duties for the television Mass other productions and United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. LIVE Catholic high school football broadcast..  More to come. Television Mass Executive Producer. WJMJ Weekday Mid-day Host, Noon-3 p.m., Saturday Afternoon Host, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Glenn took to the WJMJ airwaves in May 2009. More to come. crew member. 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