- Live broadcast of Easter Sunday Mass from the Vatican, celebrated by
- Coverage of canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII
TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced it will offer a special lineup of Holy Week programming on
The Catholic Channel, SiriusXM 129, giving listeners nationwide access
to live services from some of the world's most prominent cathedrals.
SiriusXM listeners will hear live Masses from St. Peter's Basilica in
Rome, as well as multiple other Masses across North America. In
addition to the live mass schedule, The Catholic Channel's daily lineup
of talk programming will provide a forum for both Catholics and
non-Catholics to call in to be part of the discussion during the final
week of the Lenten season about the Passion of Jesus Christ and the
Resurrection of Easter.
For a schedule of Catholic Channel programming visit http://www.siriusxm.ca/TheCatholicChannel.
The schedule of Holy Week Masses on The Catholic Channel (SiriusXM 129)
is as follows:
Holy Thursday, April 17:
10:00 am ET: Chrism Mass live from The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in
5:30 pm ET: Mass of the Lord's Supper live from St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.
Good Friday, April 18:
9:00 am ET: Tenebrae service live from St. Patrick's Cathedral.
12:00 pm ET: Meditation on the Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ live from St. Patrick's.
3:30 pm ET: Solemn Liturgy of the Lord's Last Supper live from St. Patrick's.
Holy Saturday, April 19:
8:00 pm ET: Easter Vigil Mass live from St. Patrick's.
Easter Sunday, April 20:
4:00 am ET: Easter Mass celebrated by His Holiness, Pope Francis, live from St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
10:15 am ET: Easter Mass live from St. Patrick's, celebrated by Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
12:00 pm ET: Easter Mass live from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate
Conception, celebrated by Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
All three Easter Masses will be replayed on Sunday afternoon and
evening, giving listeners multiple chances to tune in.
Next week, The Catholic Channel will offer listeners the most
comprehensive radio coverage available of the upcoming canonizations of
Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. The Catholic Channel Presents: The Making of a Saint will feature special programming starting Monday, April 21 through
Sunday, April 27 on SiriusXM channel 129. Listeners will hear specials
hosted by Cardinals Timothy Dolan and Edward Egan, archival recordings
of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII, programming from the Vatican
hosted by Catholic Channel experts, and live coverage of the
Canonization Mass in Rome, where Pope Francis will officially declare
the two former pontiffs to be saints.
Follow The Catholic Channel on Twitter @CatholicChannel.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit http://www.siriusxm.ca.
About SiriusXM Canada
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million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment
company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free
music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most
recognized news, entertainment and major sports brands including the
NHL, NFL, NBA, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Oprah, Disney,
Comedy Central and more.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple and Android-powered mobile devices.
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radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
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SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada
For further information:
SiriusXM Canada contact:
Director, Publicity, Promotion and Sponsorship