FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast at 12 noon on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, on Christmas Day. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass Apostolate.

At 7:30 p.m. Christmas night, the Portuguese Channel will air a Christmas Mass celebrated earlier in the day at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Providence. Parishes in both the Fall River and Providence Dioceses provide on a rotating basis a weekly Mass for airing on the Portuguese Channel. The Portuguese Channel in carried by most cable systems in the Fall River Diocese.