Holy Week Liturgies on RTE
As we go to print (Saturday 28 March) – we share with you the detail of RTÉ’s proposed broadcasting of liturgies for Holy Week 2020. Though the announcement did add – Due to the coronavirus pandemic this schedule remains subject to change.
Palm Sunday – 5 April, 11am: Mass of Palm Sunday, celebrated by Fr. Michael Mullaney, President of St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, from the Kairos chapel studio, Maynooth. (RTÉ One TV / RTÉ Radio 1 Extra / LW252 / Digital Radio Platforms.)
Holy Thursday – 9 April, 4.40pm : Mass of the Lord’s Supper, celebrated by Fr. Ray Kelly, Parish Priest of Oldcastle, from the Kairos chapel studio, Maynooth.
Good Friday – 10 April, 3pm : Solemn Liturgy for Good Friday from the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar, with Fr. Derek Darby presiding.
Holy Saturday – 11 April, 10pm : Easter Vigil, from the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar, with Bishop Tom Deenihan of Meath Diocese, presiding. (RTE Two & RTÉ Radio 1 Extra/LW252)
Easter Sunday – 12 April, 10am : Eurovision Mass from a Dominican Convent in Paris, with translation and commentary by Fr. Thomas McCarthy OP. (RTÉ 1 and RTÉ Radio 1 Extra).
11am : Urbi et Orbi - Pope Francis’ Easter Message. (RTÉ One)
RTÉ is televising Mass at 10.30am each weekday on the RTÉ News Now Channel.
The RTE News Now channel can be accessed on Saorview (Channel 21) and also on Sky (Channel 521) and on Eir (Channel 500).