Get the scoop on EWTN’s fall premieres! If you missed the “EWTN Season Preview” last week, you can still record the show for later viewing. Set your DVR for 2:30 a.m. ET, Thursday, Aug. 25; or 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Stay up-to-date on important news stories from the Vatican! Tune into “EWTN’s Vatican Report” at 3 a.m. ET; 6:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Aug. 25 or 6:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, Aug. 27. In addition to Vatican news, you’ll enjoy interviews with Church leaders, see special exhibitions of sacred art, and visit lesser known sites of Catholic interest in Rome. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
If you love Wyoming’s legendary back country — or have always wanted to see it — tune into “Wisdom in God’s Country: An Extraordinary Adventure.” Wyoming Catholic College has partnered with The National Outdoor Leadership School in an effort to prepare students for the real world by teaching them leadership skills and then providing them with the education they need to make a difference. It’s a 21-day course on how to survive in Wyoming’s backcountry! Airs 10 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Aug. 24 or 1 p.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 26 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
C.S. Lewis created a sensation when he published “The Screwtape Letters,” a satirical series of letters between two demons trying to insure that their “patient” goes to hell. Now, Marlon De La Torre, Director of Catechist Formation and Children’s Catechesis for the Diocese of Fort Worth, has created a curriculum on “The Screwtape Letters” and the Catechism. He tells Fr. Mitch Pacwa all about it at 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Aug. 24 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Chesterton lovers rejoice! This week, “Bookmark” Host Doug Keck interviews Dale Ahlquist – host of the EWTN series “G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense” – about his magazine, “Gilbert.” Published eight times a year, the magazine is packed with articles poems, short stories and quotable quotes by and about this beloved 20th Century writer. Airs 5:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Aug. 24 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
The Philippines is under attack from international population control groups. Witness the “Reproductive Health” bill currently being debated in the Filipino Congress, a bill that is unquestionably an attack on the families and faith of this most pro-life nation. Find out more in this documentary, which airs at 3:30 a.m. ET, Tuesday, Aug. 23; 1:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Aug. 25; and 9 p.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 26. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Let Father Groeschel lead you on a pilgrimage to the famous shrines of Eastern Europe without leaving your armchair! First stop: Poland’s Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa with its famous icon of the Black Madonna. Perhaps you’ve seen the gorgeous Doylestown, Pa. shrine known as the American Czestochowa. If so, you may want to compare the two. Get up early or record this episode of “Fr. Groeschel: Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Eastern Europe.” Airs 5:30 a.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 26 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
“I have only one request. Forgive those who killed me.” These are the words of Ghassibe Kayrouz, a young Lebanese seminarian who was held hostage and eventually killed by a Muslim family for making the Sign of the Cross. Find out more about this extraordinary young man in “Testament: The Story of Ghassibe Kayrouz.” Airs 3 a.m. ET and 6:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Aug. 24 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
What is the Holy See’s mission to the United Nations? Four college students decide to find out. They interview Archbishop Migliore, the Holy See’s Apostolic Nuncio to the U.N. Find out what he told them in “Mission to the U.N.” Airs 10:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Aug. 24; 1:30 p.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 26; and 5:30 a.m. ET, Saturday, Aug. 27 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Loretta Young comes to life once again on EWTN! See her in “Faith, Hope & Mr. Flaherty,” where she plays a nun and hospital nurse who shows her patient how God can turn the smallest gift into something great. Airs 3 a.m. ET and 6:30 p.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 26 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Padre Pio is a saint of the modern era! You won’t want to miss “Encounter with Padre Pio,” a one-hour documentary with footage of the saint, his monastery and his beatification – with commentary from his close friend, Msgr. Giancarlo Setti. Airs 2 a.m. ET, Sunday, Aug. 28; 10 p.m. ET, Friday, Sept. 2; and 2 p.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 3 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.