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Celebrate Easter with The Message, Praise + The Catholic Channel

April 17, 2014

Easter Sunday is just around the corner (Sunday, April 20), and SiriusXM is ready! Beginning Sunday morning, Christian singer-songwriter Kristian Stanfill will play worship songs on The Message. Meanwhile, starting on Thursday, April 17, the Catholic Channel will feature an entire week’s worth of Holy Week content; and running all through Easter weekend, Kirk Franklin’s Praise will play music from your favorite gospel artists.

Check out what’s in store below!

Kristian Stanfill Guest Hosts Easter Sunday Praise
Sunday 4/20 9 am ET, The Message, Ch. 63
Happy Easter from The Message! To celebrate His joyous resurrection, we’ve called upon one of Worship music’s most prominent singer/songwriters, Kristian Stanfill of the Passion movement, to guest host Sunday Praise, which becomes “Easter Sunday Praise!” He’ll play some of the worship songs that have meant the most to him and inspired him over the years throughout the six hours you’ll spend together. It’s another Message exclusive!

Easter Weekend/Resurrection Weekend on Kirk Franklin’s Praise
Saturday 4/19 at 6 am ET to Sunday 4/20 at 12 am ET on Kirk Franklin’s Praise, Ch. 64
Resurrection – and spring! Reasons for hope and joy and all good things! Happiness and brightness in full bloom in the music you’ll hear all this weekend! We praise Him each day but this weekend we’re especially joyful — so keep us on! Great music to enhance a sacred weekend for Christians everywhere — by all your favorite gospel artists

Celebrate Holy Week and hear Easter Mass with Pope Francis in Rome
Thursday 4/17 through Sunday 4/20 on The Catholic Channel, Ch. 129; see below for full schedule

Holy Thursday, April 17
10 am ET: Chrism Mass live from The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia
5:30 pm ET: Mass of the Lord’s Supper live from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City

Good Friday, April 18
9 am ET: Tenebrae service live from St. Patrick’s Cathedral
12 pm ET: Meditation on the Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ live from St. Patrick’s
3 pm ET: Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Last Supper live from St. Patrick’s

Holy Saturday, April 19
8 pm ET: Easter Vigil Mass live from St. Patrick’s

Easter Sunday, April 20
4 am ET: Easter Mass celebrated by His Holiness, Pope Francis, live from St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome
10:15 am ET: Easter Mass live from St. Patrick’s, celebrated by Archbishop Timothy Dolan
12 pm ET: Easter Mass live from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated by Archbishop Donald Wuerl
9 pm ET: Easter Mass from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, California, celebrated by Archbishop Jose Gomez