FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020
DESALES MEDIA ANNOUNCES CATHOLIC MASS NOW BROADCASTING LIVE IN EIGHT LANGUAGES ON NET-TV DAILY AND ON SUNDAYS
DeSales Media Group, the communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn, today is announcing the NET-TV broadcast schedule of live weekday Masses, has expanded to eight, with the addition of Mass in Igbo, one of the main languages of Nigeria. The first Igbo language weekday Mass aired live today at 11:30 AM. The weekly Sunday schedule also now features eight live Masses.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, NET-TV has served as the main link to the Word of God for the faithful of the Diocese, offering Masses in English, Italian, Spanish, Creole, Korean, Polish, and Mandarin. All Masses are broadcast from the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, located in the Prospect Heights section of Brooklyn.
“DeSales Media remains committed to bringing the celebration of the Eucharist into the homes of the faithful during these uncertain times. Now in eight languages daily and on Sundays, we are affording many the opportunity to hear the Word of God in their native tongue. We continue to pray for those who have fallen ill and who have perished from the Coronavirus, and for the brave doctors, nurses, law enforcement personnel, and caregivers on the front lines,” said Reverend Monsignor Kieran E. Harrington, President & Chairman of DeSales Media Group and Vicar of Communications.
NET-TV can be seen in the New York City area on Spectrum-channel 97, Optimum-channel 30, and FIOS by Verizon-channel 48. The Mass will also be streamed on our website at www.netny.tv/masses and on NET-TV’s Facebook page.
A graphic of the complete broadcast schedule is attached.