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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Remembering Archbishop Pietro Sambi, papal nuncio! EWTN will air a Memorial Mass for His Excellency Archbishop Pietro Sambi live from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. at 12 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 14, with an encore at midnight. The Mass will be celebrated by New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Get your sports with a little bit of soul! Tune into the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network to hear “Blessed2Play,” a sports show in which top athletes talk about the role of faith in their lives both on and off the field. Airs 2:30 p.m. ET, Fridays, with an encore at 4:30 p.m. ET, Sundays. Find an EWTN Radio affiliate near you at http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.asp or tune into EWTN’s Sirius Satellite Channel #130.
God, Modern Life and Physics! That’s the topic when Prof. Anthony Rizzi of the Institute for Advanced Physics guests on “EWTN Live” with Host Father Mitch Pacwa. Don’t miss Prof. Rizzi, who takes on science’s challenge to the Faith. Airs 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 14 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
One more chance! Fr. Benedict Groeschel joins EWTN’s “Bookmark” Host Doug Keck to talk about “The Cross at Ground Zero.” In this book, Father Groeschel discusses the many questions people ask in the face of overwhelming tragedy. Tune in to EWTN at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14. Then, order your copy of the book at http://bit.ly/qtBEN6. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
This month’s FREE podcast from EWTN is “September 11: A Spiritual Response.” Click here, http://www.ewtn.com/podcast/index.asp#special, to download four episodes of Fr. Groeschel’s discussion of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, which brought our nation and the world to its knees.
“The family that prays together stays together.” This saying is familiar to most Catholics, but not everyone is familiar with the story behind Fr. Patrick Peyton, the man who popularized it. His story is told by show business personalities and features clips and photos from his Family Theatre productions on radio and TV. “Most Unusual Man” airs 10 p.m. ET, Sunday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Sept. 20, and 5 a.m. ET, Thursday, Sept. 22 – on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
She’s one of the youngest saints in the history of the Catholic Church! Don’t miss “Maria Goretti,” the story of the young girl who gave her life to protect her purity. She later appeared to her murderer in a dream and forgave him, an act which changed his life. Airs 8 p.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 17 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Do you love Padre Pio? Then don’t miss “At the Gates of Heaven,” a documentary which looks at the canonization process of this relatively new saint. Airs 1 p.m. ET, Friday, Sept. 16, and 5 a.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 17 – on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Hear the EWTN theology staff discuss the issues of the day! Tune in to “EWTN Theology Roundtable” at 1 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Sept. 13 or 5 a.m. ET, Thursday, Sept. 15. This month, the staff focuses on Scripture and Tradition. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
If you love Easter Church iconography, or want to learn more about it, has EWTN got a show for you! Don’t miss “Sacred Craft,” which explains the theology and artistry of icons, at 2 a.m. ET, Sunday, Sept. 18; 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23; and 2 p.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 23 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.