EWTN to Air Pope Emeritus Benedict's Funeral Mass and Other Specials
Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN will broadcast the Funeral Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as well as many other special programs on Thursday, Jan. 5. The day’s schedule appears below. Please note: Times are subject to change. For live updates, please check EWTN’s website, www.ewtn.com/tv/schedule; the EWTN app; and EWTN’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ewtnonline. Here’s the lineup:
Thursday, Jan. 5
2:30 a.m. ET – Funeral Mass for the Repose of the Soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI - Pope Francis celebrates the Solemn Funeral Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, live from St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Encores at 2:30 p.m. ET and 9 p.m. ET.
8 a.m. ET - Mass for the Repose of the Soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI – Live from the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels in Irondale, AL, celebrated by the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word. Encore at 7 p.m. ET.
9 a.m. ET - Rosary for the Repose of the Soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI - Live from the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels in Irondale, AL, led by the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word.
11 a.m. ET – The Papacy of Reason – Interviews with Church leaders, Vatican experts, Vatican experts, and prominent Catholic journalists on the principal teaching themes of the Pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI.
12:10 p.m. ET - Memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI - From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., celebrated by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio, in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica.
1:30 p.m. ET – Thought of Pope Benedict XVI: Who is Joseph Ratzinger? – A spirited meditation on the life of Pope Benedict XVI with Fr. Charles Connor, Ph.D.
4:30 p.m. ET – Remembering Pope Emeritus Benedict Special from Rome - An in-depth look at the life and legacy of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Learn more about Pope Benedict’s life and papacy at ewtn.com/benedict.
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