WATERTOWN, MASS (November 24, 2015) – On Sunday, November 29, 2015, CatholicTV will air special programming from the Archdiocese of Boston. The first is the Celebration of Holy Mass for the Conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life from Cathedral of Holy Cross in Boston, Mass. The second is the presentation of Cheverus Awards during a Vespers Service from the Cathedral of Holy Cross in Boston, Mass.

In 2013 Pope Francis announced that a Year of Consecrated Life will be celebrated in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, as well as in honor of men and women of religious life. The year started on November 30, 2014, the first Sunday of advent, and will conclude on February 2, 2016, the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. CatholicTV will air the Celebration of Holy Mass for the Conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life from the Cathedral of Holy Cross in Boston, Mass. on Sunday, November 29th at 8 p.m. To find out more information please visit: http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/vocations/consecrated-life/year-of-consecrated-life/.

During a Vespers Service from the Cathedral of Holy Cross on November 29th, Archbishop Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, OFM Cap will present award medals to recipients that are chosen for their service to the Church and God’s people.  Recipients are nominated by their pastor, forwarded by their area vicar and approved by their regional bishop and Cardinal O’Malley.Some recipients are personally selected by Cardinal O’Malley. The CatholicTV Network will air this event at 10:30 p.m. as well as rebroadcast it on Monday November 30th at 7:30 p.m.  For more information on the awards service and for a list of award recipients, please visit: http://www.bostoncatholic.org/cheverusawards.aspx?pid=18782.

For more information on the CatholicTV schedule, please visit:  http://www.catholictv.com/schedule.  

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