The Catholic Church begins the Easter Triduum on the evening of Holy Thursday, March 29. In observance of these holy days, the CatholicTV Network will broadcast special Masses and services from across the United States and from the Vatican. We invite you to join us in contemplating the Paschal mystery and praying throughout these sacred days leading up to Easter.
CatholicTV’s coverage begins with the Vatican Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday, during which Pope Francis will bless the sacramental oils for the coming year. The Mass will air live at 3:30 a.m. ET and rebroadcast at 3 p.m. ET. Pope Francis will celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper live on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. ET. The Mass will rebroadcast at 10 p.m. ET.
On Good Friday, the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion with Pope Francis will air live at 11am ET and rebroadcast at 9 p.m. ET. The Way of the Cross from the Colosseum with Pope Francis will air that afternoon live at 3 p.m. ET and rebroadcast at midnight ET. The following day, Holy Saturday, Pope Francis will celebrate the Easter Vigil Mass at 2:30 p.m. ET, with a rebroadcast at 8 p.m. ET.
CatholicTV will air Masses throughout the day on Easter Sunday. Holy Mass with Pope Francis from the Vatican will air live at 4 a.m. ET and rebroadcast at 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET. Pope Francis will offer his “Urbi et Orbi” Easter blessing at 6 a.m. ET, with rebroadcasts at 11:30 a.m., and 7:30 p.m. ET. At 8 a.m. ET, Bishop Robert Reed will celebrate La Santa Misa in Spanish, with rebroadcasts at 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET. An English Mass with Cardinal Seán O’Malley will air on Channel 56 at 8 a.m. ET and rebroadcast on CatholicTV at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET. Additional Easter Masses on CatholicTV include the Notre Dame Mass from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (10 a.m. ET) and a bilingual (English and Spanish) Mass from San Antonio’s San Fernando Cathedral (4 p.m. ET).
Tune in to CatholicTV all throughout this holy Easter Triduum. CatholicTV is available on cable, CatholicTVLIVE.com, Roku, Apple TV, or your iPhone. Many of the Masses and services will also be available on demand.
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