John Henry Newman…priest, poet and teacher…a name now inscribed on the Heavenly rolls of the Church Triumphant. On Sunday October 13th, this man of heroic virtue will be declared by our Holy Father, Pope Francis, worthy of veneration as an example, and heavenly intercessor of the Catholic Church. EWTN joins the faithful in Rome with complete live coverage of events celebrating the extraordinary lives of John Henry Cardinal Newman, Sr. Mariam Thresia, Sr. Giuseppina Vannini, Sr. Dulce Lopes Pontes and Marguerite Bays. In addition, we’ll have inspiring features, mini-series, and documentaries on the lives of these new saints. Complete program information is listed below along with writings of Blessed John Henry Newman and the Holy Father’s Homily for Sunday, October 13th.
RAISED TO THE ALTARS
October 12, 8:00pm; October 13, 2:00am & 7:00pm ET
Meet the newest saints to be Raised to the Altars, five holy men and women whose heroic virtue and lives of sacrifice and devotion to our Lord merits their canonization.
LIVE HOLY MASS WITH CANONIZATIONS
October 13, 3:30am: Encore October 13, 8:00pm ET
John Henry Cardinal Newman, Sr. Mariam Thresia, Sr. Giuseppina Vannini, Sr. Dulce Lopes Pontes and Marguerite Bays will be recognized for their uncommon virtue and holiness in this Mass of Canonization celebrated by Pope Francis.
LIVE MASS OF THANKSGIVING FOR THE CANONIZATION OF JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN
October 14, 5:00am; Encore October 14, 10:30am ET
Live from Rome, celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving honoring the theologian and poet John Henry Cardinal Newman, a convert of the Anglican Church canonized in October by Pope Francis.
REFLECTIONS WITH FR. LEO CLIFFORD: HOLY COMMUNION