EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pope Francis walks to the altar to celebrate Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican last year. CNS/Paul Haring

Pope Francis walks to the altar to celebrate Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican last year. CNS/Paul Haring

“Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday”
Sunday, April 20, 3-5 a.m. CST (Check local listings to confirm dates and times.)

Live broadcast from Rome’s St. Peter’s Square as Pope Francis celebrates the Solemn Mass of Easter. The liturgy will be rerun 6-8 p.m. (TV-G – general audience).

“Urbi et Orbi: Message and Blessing”
Sunday, April 20, 5-6 a.m.

Pope Francis gives the traditional Easter message and blessing “urbi et orbi,” to the city of Rome and the world. The event will be rerun 5-6 p.m. (TV-G – general audience).

“Easter Sunday Mass”
Sunday, April 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington is scheduled to serve as celebrant and homilist at this eucharistic celebration of the Lord’s resurrection, broadcast live from the capital city’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (TV-G – general audience).

“Pope John Paul II Canonization Celebration and Vigil”
Saturday, April 26, 9 p.m.-11:30 a.m.

Live from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Archbishop Jose Gomez leads an evening vigil of song, praise and worship in honor of Blessed John Paul II’s canonization. (TV-G – general audience)

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Category: Holy Week/Easter