EWTN To air Canonization Mass of Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero and five other blesseds


EWTN will broadcast the Canonization Mass of Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero and five other blesseds.

The Mass will air live in English, Spanish and German at 2:30 a.m. central time, Sunday, Oct. 14, on EWTN television and radio.

Encores in English will air at 11 a.m. central time on EWTN, and in Spanish at 3 p.m. central time on EWTN Español.

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Programming in all languages will also stream live on EWTN’s website (please go to the drop down menu under the “Television” tab at www.ewtn.com), and on EWTN-related Facebook pages across the web (see below for links).

Special programming before and after the Canonization Mass will be hosted from Rome by TV and Radio Anchor Brian Patrick, EWTN News Senior Contributor Matthew Bunson, and National Catholic Register writer Father Raymond D’Souza.

This team will also host “Raised to the Altars,” a preview show with information about the seven blesseds being canonized, which will air at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. central time on Saturday, Oct. 13, and at midnight central time on Sunday, Oct. 14.

The other blesseds to be canonized Oct. 14 are:

Blessed Francesco Spinelli, founder of the Institute of the Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament;

Blessed Vincenzo Roman, a diocesan priest from Torre de Greco in Italy;

Blessed Maria Caterina Kasper, founder of the Institute of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ;

Blessed Nazaria Ignazia of Saint Teresa of Jesus, founder of the Congregation of the Misioneras Cruzadas de la Iglesia Sisters, and

Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio, an Italian teen who suffered the pain of a gangrenous leg with great patience and heroic virtue.

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