SiriusXM to Offer Subscribers Chance to Attend Pope Francis' Mass at Madison Square Garden in New York

Two tickets to the Papal Mass on September 25, airfare and hotel included

Sweepstakes complements the around-the-clock coverage that SiriusXM will offer on the Catholic Channel during Pope Francis' first U.S. visit

Aug 04, 2015, 15:15 ET from Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced that it will offer subscribers a chance to win two tickets to see Pope Francis celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden during his first visit to the United States in September. 

Pope Francis will visit Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia from September 22-27.  The Holy Father will celebrate mass at iconic Madison Square Garden in New York on September 25 and while tickets to this and other Papal events are free, they are limited in number and in very high demand.

SiriusXM's sweepstakes, which will run from August 4 to September 9, will give one subscriber and a guest the chance to attend the mass at Madison Square Garden on September 25, and will include airfare from anywhere in the U.S, plus two nights hotel accommodations.  Subscribers who have been active since July 21 can go to www.SiriusXM.com/PapalMass for details, Official Rules, and to enter the sweepstakes.  No purchase is necessary to enter, and an additional purchase will not increase the chances of winning.

Pope Francis will first visit Washington DC (Sep. 22-24), then New York (Sep. 24-26) and finally Philadelphia (Sep. 26-27). 

The Catholic Channel (SiriusXM channel 129) - a collaboration between SiriusXM and the Archdiocese of New York - will feature around-the-clock coverage each day, including live broadcasts of all of the major events during the Pope's visit.  The Catholic Channel offers listeners a distinctive and contemporary talk platform that focuses on modern day news and issues from a Catholic perspective. 

The channel's hosts and reporters - which will include Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP, 'The Catholic Guy' Lino Rulli, Jennifer Fulwiler, Gus Lloyd, White House correspondent Jared Rizzi and others - will broadcast live, on-site from every public event throughout Pope Francis' trip, providing commentary and sharing a unique vantage point on the proceedings with their nationwide audience.

For more info on The Catholic Channel visit www.SiriusXM.com/TheCatholicChannel.  Follow the channel on Twitter @CatholicChannel.

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