RTÉ broadcasting output of liturgies during Holy Week 2020

Published on April 3, 2020

RTÉ One TV / RTÉ Radio 1 Extra / LW252 / Digital Radio platforms.
Palm Sunday 5 April 11.00-11.50 Mass on Palm Sunday. 17..35-17.45 A Passover Like No Other. Rabbi Zalman Lent and author and motivational speaker, Yanky Fachler, face the challenge of celebrating Pesach, the Passover festival, which traditionally brings Jews together, in a time of isolation, sickness and fear. Rabbi Lent has, himself, had to self-isolate and has learned to preach and connect with his congregation online. They also explore how the story of the first Passover shows that humankind can weather plagues and hardship, if they put their faith in God (RTÉ One).

06.15-06.18 daily .
A Living Word. Aidan Mathews continues to curate and, in some cases, deliver a daily reflection to start the day.

Holy Thursday 9 April 16.40-17.35 Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Father Joe Campbell CC, Mullingar, Diocese of Meath, to celebrate Mass in commemoration of the Last Supper and Christ’s agony in Gethsemane, from the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar. (RTÉ One TV and RTÉ Radio 1 Extra / LW252 / Digital Radio platforms. The Mass will air on radio at the later time.

Good Friday 10 April 15.00-16.00 Solemn Liturgy for Good Friday. Live from the Cathedral of Christ the King, 22.00-22.30 The Leap of Faith. Michael Comyn asks whether and how the Easter story continues to resonate with people in today’s Ireland

Holy Saturday 11 April 22.00-23.00 Easter Vigil Mass. Bishop Tom Deenihan of Meath celebrates the resurrection of Christ, with a vigil Mass in the Cathedral of Christ the King.

Easter Sunday 12 April 10.00-11.00 Easter Sunday Mass. A Eurovision Mass takes place in the Dominican Convent of Saint Jacques (Saint James the Great) in ParisTranslation and commentary are by Fr Thomas McCarthy OP (RTÉ One & RTÉ Radio 1 Extra). 11.00-11.20 Urbi et Orbi: Pope Francis’ Easter Message. Pope Francis will deliver his Easter blessing To the city and the world with prayer.