During the month of January, the CatholicTV Network will air special Masses from the Vatican, Boston and Washington, D.C., as the new calendar year begins and the Year of Faith (for kids) continues. March for Life coverage begins Thursday, January 24.
Ring in the New Year with Pope Benedict XVI and CatholicTV. On December 31, join the Holy Father for Vespers of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God airing at 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Celebrate Mass for the Solemnity of the Mary, Mother of God with the pope on New Year’s Day at noon and 8 p.m.
Other January Papal Programming:
January 6: Mass for the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Noon and 8 p.m.
January 13: Mass for the Baptism of the Lord, Noon and 8 p.m.
January 25: Vespers on the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, 4 p.m.
On Friday, January 4, at 1:30 p.m., CatholicTV will provide live coverage as Bishop Robert Deeley is ordained during a special Mass at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross (rebroadcast at 8 p.m.). Father Robert Reed will provide live commentary and his exclusive interview with Bishop-elect Deeley will precede the Mass, presided over by Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston. You can watch the broadcast here at CatholicTV.com, on cable, satellite, mobile devices, Sky Angel, Roku, and for the first time ever live on YouTube.
January begins Year of Faith For Kids! We present episodes from season seven of WOW: The CatholicTV Challenge. The Wudabouts have questions drawn from “YOUCAT”, short for “Youth Catechism”, distributed at World Youth Day in Madrid.
Week of - Wudabout:
In preparation for the March for Life coverage, all month the CatholicTV iPhone app and Blink will feature "LifeLines". In this Blink segment, CatholicTV personalities Father Myles Sheehan, Carolee McGrath and others discuss pro-life topics. Blink is a half hour full of insight, information and faith.
As the March for Life celebrates its 40th anniversary, America's Catholic Television Network will be in Washington, D.C. for coverage. Tune in Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. for the Opening Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life with Cardinal Seán O'Malley from the National Shrine. The 2012 March For Life was reported as having the highest attendance ever with hundreds of thousands attended. Last year's Mass and Rally are archived at the America's Catholic Television Network page at CatholicTV.com. Bookmark www.CatholicTV.com/catholic-television for on-demand viewing of major events in the life of the American Church. This year's events will become available that evening.
All times Eastern - subject to change