NEW YORK - SiriusXM listeners will have access a special lineup of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day programming - featuring live broadcasts of masses and music - on The Catholic Channel (SiriusXM 129).
On Christmas Eve, at 3:10 pm ET, The Catholic Channel will present a live broadcast of the Midnight Mass from St. Peter's Basilica in Rome celebrated by His Holiness, Pope Francis. The Papal Mass begins a series of Christmas Masses airing on SiriusXM that will include six services from Rome, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.
At 11:00 pm ET on Christmas Eve, listeners will hear a live broadcast of the Chorale Prelude and the Midnight Mass from St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, celebrated by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Listeners will also get Christmas masses from Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles, CA, and from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.
Christmas Programming Schedule on The Catholic Channel: (All times ET)
Christmas Eve - December 24
3:10 pm: Midnight Mass from St. Peter's Basilica (live) - Rome
11:00 pm: Choral Prelude from St. Patrick's Cathedral (live) - New York
Christmas Day - December 25
Midnight: Midnight Mass from St. Patrick's Cathedral (live) - New York
3:00 am: Midnight Mass from Our Lady of Angels (live) - Los Angeles
5:00 am: Choral Prelude and Midnight Mass from National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (tape delay) - Washington, DC
10:15 am: Christmas Mass from St. Patrick's Cathedral (live) - New York
Noon: Christmas Mass from the National Shrine (live) - Wash, DC
3:00 pm: Replay of Midnight Mass from St. Peter's Basilica - Rome
For more information please go to http://www.SiriusXM.com/TheCatholicChannel.