WATERTOWN, MASS. (August 1, 2016) – On Friday, August 12, Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston will celebrate the Daily Mass at the CatholicTV Network’s Chapel of the Holy Cross in Watertown. During the Mass, Cardinal O’Malley will bless the pontifical insignia (the ring, crozier, and miter) for Bishops-elect Robert Reed, President of CatholicTV, and Mark O’Connell. In addition, the bishops-elect will make the Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity. Bishops-elect Reed and O’Connell were named Auxiliary Bishops of Boston in June.

Cardinal O’Malley will celebrate the special August 12 Mass in preparation for the Mass of Ordination for the bishops-elect to be held on August 24. The Mass of Ordination will be celebrated at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross and will be broadcast live on CatholicTV beginning at 1:30pm ET. Details about the Ordination are available at Ordination2016.com.

The August 12 Mass will be broadcast live on CatholicTV at 9:30am ET and will also be streaming live at CatholicTVLIVE.com and via Roku and Apple TV. The Mass will be rebroadcast at 7pm and 11:30pm ET and will be available for streaming on-demand at CatholicTV.com.

About the CatholicTV Network: The CatholicTV Network is a national cable television network also streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTVLIVE.com. The CatholicTV Network represents a cable TV station available in more than 14 million homes, an interactive website with television-like live streaming and video-on-demand, mobile apps, and a monthly printed and digital magazine.

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