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CatholicTV Will Air 72 Hours Straight of Christmas Programming at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV

For additional information, please contact Chris Pham, Public Relations Coordinator at CatholicTV, at 617-923-0220 or via email at cpham@catholictv.org
 
Starting on December 24th, CatholicTV will offer viewers 72 hours straight of Christmas programming. This programming will include among others, Midnight Mass from the Vatican, an Emmy-nominated Christmas musical performance, and even a Christmas cookie episode of the Catholic cooking show “Our Daily Bread”.

The 72 hours of Christmas programming will stream live at www.CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV where available.

Highlights and details of “ChristmasTV” by CatholicTV are available below (all times Eastern):

  • Daughters of St. Paul Christmas Concert:  Tuesday, Dec.22 at 12:30 PM., Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 6 AM., Christmas Eve at 2:30 PM. Christmas Day at 9AM and 7:30 PM, and Sunday, Dec. 27 at 2 PM.
  • The Sounds of the Season- A Christmas Concert featuring ‘The Gregorian Concert Choir’ and ‘The Festival Orchestra’ from the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence, RI:  Dec. 24 1:00 PM
  • “The Promise” with Bing Crosby- Bing Crosby narrates the Nativity story Dec.24 1:30 AM Dec.26 1:00 PM
  • Pope Benedict’s Christmas Message- Dec.25 Noon & 10:00 PM, Dec. 26 3:30 AM 
  • Real Faith TV:  Christmas Edition- “Christmas: Holy day or Holiday?” Catholic teens share their perspective on Christmas and the need to keep Christ at the center Dec. 24 1:30 AM Dec. 26 8:30 PM
  • Midnight Mass at the Vatican Dec. 24 11:00PM , Dec. 25 12:30 AM,  6:00 AM   
  • Tajci: I Believe, the Christmas Concert. Croatian-born Catholic Musician Tajci takes viewers on a Christmas musical sleigh ride in this Christmas concert steeped in mystery and resonating with emotion. Dec. 25 8:00 AM Dec. 26 2:00 AM 
  • The Nativity: A Christmas program of music and drama hosted by Princess Grace of Monaco Dec. 25 12:30 AM & 7:30PM

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