Celebrate Holy Week & Easter Around the World with EWTN

Count on EWTN Global Catholic Network to make your Holy Week special as we take you from the Coliseum to St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, and from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., to Our Lady of the Angels Monastery Chapel in Irondale, Ala.

In addition to the liturgical highlights listed below, EWTN will air numerous specials during the week including Tatiana’s powerful “I Thirst,” a “Holy Week Retreat” with Fr. Pablo Straub, “The Man of Pain: The Holy Shroud,” “Passion by Radix,” “The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled,” “Padre Pio’s Way of the Cross,” and much more. Please see www.ewtn.com for times and dates.

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Count on EWTN Global Catholic Network to make your Holy Week special as we take you from the Coliseum to St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, and from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., to Our Lady of the Angels Monastery Chapel in Irondale, Ala.

In addition to the liturgical highlights listed below, EWTN will air numerous specials during the week including Tatiana’s powerful “I Thirst,” a “Holy Week Retreat” with Fr. Pablo Straub, “The Man of Pain: The Holy Shroud,” “Passion by Radix,” “The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled,” “Padre Pio’s Way of the Cross,” and much more. Please see www.ewtn.com for times and dates. 

Liturgical highlights on EWTN during Holy Week 2011 include: 

Holy Thursday

  • Chrism Mass with Pope Benedict XVI: Airs 3:30 a.m. ET (live), Thurs., April 21.
  • Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Pope Benedict XVI: Airs 11:30 a.m. ET. (live), Thurs., April 21 and 12 a.m. ET., Fri., April 22.
  • Choral Meditations and Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper: From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Wash., D.C. Airs 6 p.m. ET, Fri, April 22

 Good Friday

  • Celebration of the Lord’s Passion with Pope Benedict XVI: Airs 11 a.m. ET (live), Fri., April 22 and 12 a.m. ET, Sat., April 23.
  • Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion with the MFVA’s: Airs 4 p.m. ET (live), Fri., April 22
  • Way of the Cross with Pope Benedict XVI: Airs 8:30 p.m. ET, Fri., April 22
  • Choral Meditations and Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion: From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Wash., D.C. Airs 6 p.m. ET, Fri, April 22.

 Holy Saturday

  • Easter Vigil Mass with Pope Benedict XVI: Airs 3 p.m. ET , Sat., April 23 and 12 a.m. ET, Sun., April 24
  • Easter Vigil Mass: From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Wash., D.C. Airs 8 p.m. ET (live), Sat., April 23.

Easter Sunday

  • Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday with Pope Benedict XVI: Airs 4:15 a.m. ET (live) and 7 p.m. ET, Sun., April 24.
  • Urbi et Orbi (Papal Message and Blessing): Airs 6 a.m. ET (live) and 5 p.m. ET, Sun., April 24 and 2 a.m. ET and 9 a.m. ET, Mon., April 25
  • Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday with the MFVA’s: Airs 8 a.m. ET, Sun., April 24
  • Easter Sunday Mass: From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Wash., D.C. Airs noon ET (live), Sun., April 24.  

For more information on EWTN’s Holy Week programming, visit www.ewtn.com.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 30th year, is available in over 160 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website http://www.ewtn.com/, electronic and print news services, and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.