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Holy Week celebrations to be televised, live streamed

WHEELING — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston,. which has suspended public Masses because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will live stream and televise Holy Week celebrations including the Sacred Triduum and Easter Sunday Mass.

Through the sponsorship of the Welty Corp., Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday will be broadcast live at 7 p.m. On Good Friday, the Passion of the Lord will be broadcast on tape delay at 7 p.m. and will live stream on the diocese’s website at 3 p.m.

Mass on Easter Sunday will be broadcast live at 10:30 a.m. on WTRFDT3/ABC in the Wheeling area and on WBOYDT/ABC in the Clarksburg area.

All Masses will be broadcast from the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling with the Most Rev. Mark Brennan, bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, as celebrant.

The broadcasts will be available live throughout the state on the Diocese’s website, dwc.org/mass.

Throughout the suspension of publicly celebrated Masses in the Diocese, Brennan has expanded the broadcasts of Mass to enable the faithful of West Virginia to remain engaged and united in faith. Mass is live streamed on the Diocese’s site 12:05 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday, which remains on the website through Sunday.

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