Basilica Mass no longer televised; available on-line

by Shannon Chapla


Due to programming changes, Sunday Mass from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame no longer will be broadcast on the Hallmark Channel after June 29.

Notre Dame currently is seeking a future broadcast partner but, in the meantime, has made the Sunday Mass available via a live video stream at .The 10 a.m. Mass currently is being streamed, and, during the academic year, the 11:45 a.m. Mass will be streamed live.Both also are available for download.

New York-based Faith&Values Media, which produced the Mass for Hallmark, exercised an option in its contract that reduced its religious programming from five to two hours.For the past six years, Mass from Notre Dame has aired on Hallmark, and it aired on DIRECTV in 2007.

Additional information, as well as an opportunity to provide feedback, also are available at

The Hallmark Channel is owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc.

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