Television, radio, the Internet and social media outlets will provide extensive, live coverage of Bishop Richard J. Malone's installation as 14th bishop of Buffalo, on Friday, Aug. 10, at 2:30 p.m.
Daybreak TV Productions of the Diocese of Buffalo will produce the telecast.
YNN-TV in Buffalo will air the Mass live on Time Warner Cable, with the Rev. Robert Reed, president of Boston Catholic Television, providing in-studio commentary. WGRZ-TV will stream the Mass on their website with commentary from the Rev. Joseph Gatto, pastor of St. Gregory the Great Parish in Williamsville. WIVB-TV will also stream the Mass on its website.
BCTV and EWTN will broadcast the Mass to a national audience.
On radio, WLOF-FM and WWKB-AM will air the Mass live in Western New York, while EWTN Radio will air the Mass nationwide. WBFO-FM and WNED-AM will stream the Mass. Four Catholic radio stations in Maine and one in Boston will also air the Mass.
"We are extremely pleased with the extensive coverage of Bishop Malone's installation Mass," said Kristina Connell, manager of the Office of Communications for the Diocese of Buffalo. "With limited seating in St. Joseph Cathedral, these broadcast and social media options will allow people throughout the diocese and across the country to be part of this historic event."
"This will also be the first time that social media will be used to cover the installation of the bishop of Buffalo, with coverage on diocesan Twitter and Facebook feeds," Connell said. "Our social media outlets will provide followers a unique perspective before and during the Mass."