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Coverage of Archbishop Dolan installation, new weekly show on Catholic radio Print E-mail
State News
Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2009 -- 4:18 PM

NEW YORK -- Archbishop Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of Milwaukee, will succeed the retiring Edward Cardinal Egan as Archbishop of New York on Wednesday, April 15.

Coverage of the events surrounding the installation will be offered by various radio and television channels.

Tuesday, April 14: Solemn Vespers

This week the Catholic Channel, SIRIUS Radio channel 159 and XM channel 117, will offer listeners special programming to welcome Archbishop Dolan to his new post in New York. On Tuesday, April 14, within the regularly scheduled Busted Halo Show at 6 p.m., the Catholic Channel will feature Archbishop Dolan's homily and remarks from the Solemn Vespers at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.

Available nationally, the Catholic Channel airs live seven days a week, 365 days a year exclusively on SIRIUS channel 159 and XM channel 117 and is also available through the Internet on SIRIUS Internet Radio and XM Radio Online. For more information, visit www.sirius.com/thecatholicchannel

Coverage will also be streamed live online in its entirety by, among others, New York City's local channels NBC New York and WABC, as well as EWTN and Boston's CatholicTV.

EWTN will also have televised coverage of the Vespers service beginning at 5:30 p.m. on its cable channel.

Wednesday, April 15: Installation

On Wednesday, April 15, full coverage of Archbishop Dolan's Installation Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral will be offered on various television and radio stations nationwide. Most coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. with the Solemn Procession of bishops, clergy, and laity. The Mass begins at 1 p.m. and includes the reading of the Papal Bull for the formal Canonical Possession, which will see Archbishop Dolan officially enter his role of Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York.

  • The Catholic Channel (SIRIUS channel 159 and XM channel 117) will offer live coverage, which will be anchored from the cathedral by Rob Astorino and Fr. Dave Dwyer.
  • Coverage of the Mass will also be streamed live online in its entirety by, among others, New York City's local channels NBC New York and WABC, as well as EWTN and Boston's CatholicTV.
  • EWTN will also have televised coverage of the Mass on its cable channel.
Thursday, April 16: weekly talk show

The new archbishop will also host a national weekly talk show exclusively on The Catholic Channel, (SIRIUS channel 159 and XM channel 117).

The first episode of A Conversation with the Archbishop will debut Thursday, April 16, 12 noon to 1 p.m., and will feature Archbishop Dolan's first public comments following his installation as Archbishop of New York.  The program, which will be co-hosted by Catholic Channel program director Rob Astorino, will air every Thursday afternoon throughout the year on The Catholic Channel and will replay each week on Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 12 noon and Sundays at 8 a.m., 5 p.m., and 11 p.m.

 
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