Canonization Week
To prepare for the Canonization of Blessed Pope John Paul II and Blessed Pope John XXIII , tune in The CatholicTV Network April 21-27 for "Canonization Week" programming. The week features reports from Rome on This is the Day and Catholic Newsbreak; nightly specials; a marathon on Saturday, and the Canonization Mass Sunday with Pope Francis, when he celebrates the Holy Mass and the Canonizations of Blesseds, live on CatholicTV at 4 am with rebroadcasts at 11 am and 8 pm.
Canonization Week Specials
Monday | April 21
8 pm: The Pope In America
8:30 pm: Blink segments on Pope John Paul II
Tuesday | April 22
8-9 pm: Vatican II: Inside the Council
Wednesday | April 23
8-9 pm: Great Souls Pope John Paul II
Thursday | April 24
8 pm: Vatican II: Inside the Council
8:30 pm: Be Not Afraid
Friday | April 25
8-9 pm: Saints and Gospel Artists
One Billion Stories | John Paul II 
Mon. 4:30 pm, Tue. 9 pm, Fri. 6 pm, and Sat. noon 
Catholic Destinations | Blessed John XXIII National Seminary 
Mon. 5:30 pm, Wed. 10:30 pm, and Fri. 4 pm
Marathon Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 pm:Vatican II: Inside the Council
8:00 pm: WOW: The CatholicTV Challenge | WUDABOUT: The Pope
8:30 pm: John Paul II: The Man, The Pope, and His Message
9:00 pm: The Pope in America 
9:30 pm: Vatican II: Inside the Council
10:00 pm: Vatican II: Inside the Council
10:30 pm: Be Not Afraid
11:00 pm: Vatican II: Inside the Council
all times Eastern - subject to change
Aired on 04/27/2014
Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday Mass celebrated at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Aired on 04/20/2014
Easter Sunday | Vatican

Pope Francis celebrates Easter Sunday Mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

Aired on 04/20/2014


Mindful Meditations | Easter Sunday

Father Warren Savage from the Diocese of Springfield (MA) offers this reflection for Holy Saturday.

Aired on 04/20/2014
Mass Readings | Easter Sunday

Cardinal Luis Tagle of the Archdiocese of Manila reflects on the readings from Sunday, April 20, 2014, Easter Sunday.

Aired on 04/20/2014
Boston Strong | Pope Francis

Kevin Nelson reports from the CatholicTV news desk:

  • Boston marks first anniversary of Boston marathon bombings.
  • Pope Francis speaks to priests about self-denial at his Chrism Mass homily.
  • Diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, the U.S. and the European Union held peace talks in Geneva.
Aired on 04/18/2014

CatholicTV news


WATERTOWN, MA (April 15, 2014) The CatholicTV Network to provide coverage of the upcoming canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, with a full week of programming dedicated to the historic proceedings and live coverage of the Canonization Mass in Rome.


WATERTOWN, MA (April 11, 2014) The CatholicTV Network will air interviews with the family, cast and crew of Heaven is For Real, a feature film from Sony Pictures.


The Following is the CatholicTV Network’s Holy Week Broadcast Schedule:

Palm Sunday, April 13