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NBC-10 and WPRI-12 to broadcast ordination on television, web

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PROVIDENCE—The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence is pleased to announce that NBC-10 and WPRI-12 will web and broadcast live the Episcopal Ordination of Rev. Msgr. Robert E. Evans as auxiliary bishop of Providence on Tuesday, December 15 beginning at 2:00 p.m.

“NBC-10 is pleased to bring live, uninterrupted coverage of this historic celebration on our digital channel, RTV, and online at,” said Lisa Churchville, President and General Manager of NBC-10.  “It is our hope that this public service broadcast will allow those unable to attend the celebration in person the opportunity to witness this important event at home or at work. “

“The faithful of the Diocese of Providence and beyond are most grateful to NBC-10 and WPRI-12 for their willingness to share this wonderful event with those unable to attend the Mass,” said Bishop Tobin.  “The Episcopal Ordination is a special liturgy that many will find deeply spiritual and with significant meaning.  Thanks to NBC 10 and WPRI 12, those across the country and world will have a resource to witness the ordination of Bishop-elect Evans as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Providence.”

NBC-10 will broadcast the Mass of Episcopal Ordination on RTV, Channel 810 on Cox Cable and 460 on Verizon Fios and its website,  WPRI-12 will broadcast the Mass on their website

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