Sirius, New York Church To Launch Catholic Radio Channel With Live Mass, Notre Dame Football

sirius_catholic_channel.jpgDespite its recent history with New York-based radio, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is returning to the airwaves. The Archdiocese of New York and Sirius are teaming up for the launch of the Catholic Channel.

The channel will debut on September 26 exclusively on SIRIUS channel 159. The lifestyle radio channel, featuring “contemporary talk” and live daily Mass from Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.

Daily program hosts and guests will include members of the clergy and distinguished laity from across America. Programming on The Catholic Channel will also include human-interest stories and inspirational themes, reflections on Scripture, Church history, sacred music, shows offering spiritual guidance, and football and basketball games from the University of Notre Dame.

“We have assembled an exceptional cast of hosts whose talent and experience will produce some of the most compelling Catholic programming on the air,” Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin said in a statement.


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