The Catholic Press Association (CPA) named Shalom World, ‘Television Station of the Year’, awarding it a First Place 2020 Gabriel Award. The annual awards celebrate outstanding media in English and Spanish-language television, film, radio, social media and web-based TV, from across the U.S. and Canada.
Shalom World also received First Place for the category of ‘Religious Places – Videos Promoting Attendance’, for its program, The Journal- Martyr’s Shrine, filmed in Ontario, Canada; an Honorable Mention for ‘Best Television Website’ shalomworld.org; and an Honorable Mention for ‘Best Children’s Program Episode’, for Little Douglings– Episode 2, Episode 3 and Episode 4.
The complete list of 2020 Gabriel Awards includes frontline media entities such as EWTN, The Catholic TV Network, National Public Radio and Voice of America. The 109-year-old CPA connects Catholic communicators worldwide, with 225 publication members and 600 individual members, reaching more than 26 million people. The board and management Shalom Media, express heartfelt gratitude to the CPA, and to Shalom World benefactors, Shalom Peace Fellowship (SPF) members, program resources/ guests, intercessors, volunteers, and worldwide viewers, all crucial to the network’s success.
Shalom World produces Christ-centered, mission-driven original programs for the entire family. The 24/7, high-definition, commercial-free channel features Papal live events, including apostolic visits, Catholic world news, documentaries, conferences and concerts; testimonies, interviews, vocation stories; Marian devotions and devotionals; and engaging programs for kids and youth.
An initiative of Shalom Media USA, Shalom World broadcasts over three channels: Shalom World North America, Shalom World Europe and Shalom World Australia. The television apostolate launched in the U.S. on Divine Mercy Sunday, 2014, with a livestream of the Vatican’s canonization ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII. To date, the network reaches 145 countries on every continent.
Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic and the prohibition of public worship, Shalom Media launched a fourth channel with24/7 LIVE Holy Massesfrom churches worldwide. An astounding rise to 7 million viewers from all platforms combined in April 2020, reflects the hunger of viewers to experience more deeply, and via modern communications, the love, peace and joy of Christ, amidst adversities in life.
Shalom World is available on TV platforms and devices with a downloadable FREE app in the App Store, Google Play Store, Kindle and Amazon Fire HD and shalomworld.org. ‘ Media Gallery ’,an innovative feature can also be embedded for FREE on diocesan/parish and ministry websites for full access to the Shalom World programs including thousands of videos on demand. For inquiries, please send an email to [email protected].
In our rapidly changing world, Shalom World invites all to unite in its vibrant media apostolate ‘Sharing the Peace of Christ to all Nations” consoled by this assurance: “I am with you always to the end of the age.” — Matthew 28:20
Media Gallery is Now SW+
A small button that brings all of Shalom World to your website; nourishing content can now be easily available on your parish website via SW+. In simple and easy steps, you can integrate SW+ into your parish website. Parishes that already use SW+ have commended the ease with which they are able to use and engage with the tool. To learn more, visit: https://shalomworld.org/swplus.
Your Companion to Eternity
The all-new channel is dedicated solely to round-the-clock prayer and presents you with the opportunity to participate in LIVE Holy Mass, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Rosary, and Novenas broadcast from different parts of the world. Apart from that, there are intercessory prayers for Pope's Monthly Intentions and healing services. Moreover, you can submit your prayer requests and Mass petitions through this channel at any time. There is a worldwide network of intercessors, Shalom Prayer Network, standing by to pray for you 24/7. Visit swprayer.org now.
‘Drive’ the Change You Want to See
Your old car can give new life! When you donate your old car, Shalom World will receive a donation that propels the work of Shalom Media. Want to learn more? Click here.
Shalom Media Begins in Austria
Shalom Media Austria began its work in June 2017. The office blessing was done by Reverend Gino Henriques, CSsR, International Leader & Continental Director of Evangelization 2033, and Shalom Media Spiritual Director, Reverend (Dr.) Roy Palatty, CMI. In attendance were Honorable Justice and Preacher Dr. Kurian Joseph and the leaders of Christian ministries. The Austria office caters to three German-speaking nations: Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Two New Channels Coming Soon
In early 2018, SHALOM WORLD will be launching SHALOM WORLD Australia and SHALOM WORLD Asia featuring specially targeted programs for those regions. Since its launch in 2014, SHALOM WORLD has reached over 140 countries around the globe with original series focusing on various aspects of the Faith, engaging international religious and lay preachers. In 2018, SHALOM WORLD will begin broadcasting programs targeted for Australians and the Asian subcontinent relative to the Church in those areas.