Diocese of Covington announces plans for online Easter services

Diocese of Covington announces plans for online Easter services
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COVINGTON, Ky. (FOX19) - The Diocese of Covington is adjusting its schedule for Easter to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Services for Easter, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Mass will all be livestreamed by the diocese on their websites.

“This Holy Week and Easter will be unlike any most of us have celebrated in the past. Yet, we do what needs to be done to keep everyone safe and at the same time to provide some way for all our faithful to participate, albeit virtually, in the Holy Week and Easter Sunday Services.”

The services are taking place at their Cathedral Basilica.

Easter Sunday is April 12.

Palm Sunday, the Chrism Mass and Easter Sunday Mass will be recorded and viewable on demand. The schedule is as follows:

Palm Sunday Mass

Live streamed and recorded Saturday, April 4, 4:30 p.m.

Broadcast Sunday, 5–6 p.m., on: ME TV WLWT, channel 5.2; Spectrum channel 188 in Kentucky; and Cincinnati Bell channel 23 or 291.

Chrism Mass

Live streamed and recorded Thursday, April 9, 10 a.m.

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Live streamed Thursday, April 9, 6 p.m.

Good Friday — Passion of the Lord and veneration of the Cross

Live streamed Friday, April 10, 3 p.m.

Easter Vigil

Live streamed Saturday, April 11, 8:30 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass

Live streamed and recorded Sunday, April 12, 10 a.m.

Broadcast Sunday, 12–1:30 p.m., on ME TV WLWT, channel 5.2; Spectrum channel 188 in Kentucky; and Cincinnati Bell channel 23 or 291.

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