Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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New Hampshire Gets a New Bishop, Premiere of a Major New Documentary on Archbishop Sheen, Celebrate the Immaculate Conception
Irondale, AL – In accepting his Emmy award in 1952, Archbishop Fulton Sheen famously said, “It is time I pay tribute to my four writers – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.” See what made him such a beloved icon in the new documentary, “Servant of All.” Airs 8 p.m. ET, Sunday, Dec. 11, with an encore at 3 a.m. ET, Monday, Dec. 12 and 6 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 17 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Attention: Two episodes of the epic new series “Catholicism” will air this weekend – exclusively on EWTN! At 6 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 10, Host Fr. Robert Barron demonstrates how the ancient practices of the Church’s worship endure to this day as he travels to Jerusalem, Rome, Chicago, Orvieto and Mexico City. At 11 p.m. ET, Sunday, Dec. 11, Fr. Barron looks at some of the Church’s greatest heroines: St. Katharine Drexexl, St. Therese of Lisieux, St. Edith Stein and Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
“Catholicism’s” Father Robert Barron visits “Bookmark” Host Doug Keck this week to discuss his “Word on Fire Media and Teaching Apostolate.” Father’s book, a lively presentation of Catholicism, uses art, music, painting, poetry, philosophy and the saints’ lives to illustrate the Biblical message. “Bookmark” airs 5:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Dec. 7 – exclusively on EWTN. Buy the book at http://bit.ly/uVeBI1. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Manchester, New Hampshire is getting a new bishop! See the Most Rev. Peter Anthony Libascias installed as the 10th bishop of the diocese at 1:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Dec. 8 on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Get into the spirit of Advent! Watch “Advent Reflections,” a new series filmed on location at the ShrewsburyCathedral in England with Msgr. Philip Egan, Vicar General of the Diocese of Shrewsbury. Airs 11:30 p.m. ET, Friday, Dec. 9 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewt.com/channelfinder.
Celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception with Pope Benedict XVI! Watch the Holy Father preside over the traditional homage to Mary Immaculate from Rome’s Piazza di Spagna. Airs 10 a.m. ET and 5:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Dec. 8 on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
EWTN will televise two special Masses on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception! See the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal World celebrate Mass from Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Irondaleat 8 a.m. ET (live), with an encore at 6:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Dec. 8. At noon (live) with an encore at midnight, don’t miss this beautiful Mass as it is celebrated from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Freedom! Our secular society defines it as a license to do whatever you want, whenever you want. But authentic Christian freedom is much more beautiful that that! Watch “EWTN Live” at 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Dec. 7 to get the scoop on EWTN’s new series, “Authentically Free at Last.” Hosts Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, Gloria Purvis and Damon Owens – talk about their new series, which tackles what it means to have a properly formed conscience and how to combat the many modern challenges to authentic human freedom. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
What exactly is the Immaculate Conception and why is it important? If you’d like to better understand the concept of the Immaculate Conception, consider purchasing “Meditations on the Immaculate Conception” with Bishop Anders Arborelius from Stockholm, Sweden. It’s available from EWTN Religious Catalogue at http://bit.ly/t59Uud. You’ll never hear a more beautiful explanation!
Do not miss the new documentary on Archbishop Fulton Sheen, which airs this weekend – exclusively on EWTN! “Servant of All” features stories of a man who was such a popular television personality that he won an Emmy for “Most Outstanding Television Personality”! Airs 8 p.m. ET, Sunday, Dec. 11, with an encore at 3 a.m. ET, Monday, Dec. 12 and 6 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 17 on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.