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RTÉ Religious Programmes for Easter

Religious Programmes for Holy Week and Easter, 2017 On RTÉ Television and Radio

Sunday 9 April

11.00 Mass (on RTÉ One)

Father Ger Nash celebrates this mass with congregation and music group from the Ennis Gospel Choir, Co Claire. Musical Director is Fiona Walsh.

17.50 Unplug And Connect - A Message For Passover (on RTÉ One)

On the eve of the Jewish Passover holiday, Pesach, which celebrates an ancient liberation of slaves, students at Stratford National School & College discuss how young people enslaved to social media can benefit from the festival's message and reconnect with their faith, family and friends.

Thursday 13 April

16.40 Mass Of The Lord's Supper (on RTÉ One)

Mass of the Lord's Supper with students from Dean Maguirc College and the Parish of Greencastle, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Celebrant is Fr Eddie Gallagher.

Good Friday - 14 April

14.55 Solemn Liturgy For Good Friday (on RTÉ One)

Margaret McDonagh from The Parish of The Travellers introduces us to the importance of the cross, faith and what Good Friday means to individuals and the wider Travelling Community.

Easter Saturday - 15 April (on RTÉ2)

23.00 Easter Vigil Mass

The Easter Vigil of the Lord's Resurrection comes from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo with music from the Sligo Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Charles O'Connor. The celebrant is the Most Rev. Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin.

Easter Sunday - 16 April (on RTÉ One)

10.00 Mass for Easter Sunday

Mass for Easter Sunday morning comes to us from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Sligo, with music from the Sligo Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Charles O'Connor. The celebrant is the Most Rev. Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin.

11.00 Urbi Et Orbi (on RTÉ One)

Pope Francis gives his traditional Easter Message "to the city and the world" - with commentary from Fr Thomas McCarthy OP.

11.25 Service For Easter Sunday (on RTÉ One)

RTE Religious Programmes for Easter