Tuesday, June 19, 2012
EWTN Press Release: June 19, 2012
EWTN Programs Celebrate Fortnight for Freedom Patron Saints & More
Irondale, AL – Stay up-to-date on the HHS Mandate! Check out EWTN’s newest site for the latest news, programs, photos and prayers on the subject of religious liberty, our most cherished freedom. Click here to find out more: http://www.religiousliberties.org/
Lineup for religious liberty! EWTN Executive Vice President & COO Doug Keck joins “EWTN Live” Host Fr. Mitch Pacwa at the top of the hour to provide insight on some of EWTN’s upcoming programs celebrating religious liberty and the upcoming “Fortnight for Freedom”! Be sure to catch this sneak peek at the start of “EWTN Live,” which airs at 8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 20—exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
It takes guts to stand up for your beliefs! Fortunately, we have one of the most famous martyrs, St. Thomas More, who died “the king’s good servant and God’s first,” as a role model – and one of two patron saints of the Bishops’ upcoming “Fortnight for Freedom.” To find out more, watch “Saint Thomas More: Faithful Statesman.” Airs 6:00 p.m. ET, Friday, June 22—exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
“If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you.” Revisit the life of St. John Fisher, the last Catholic Bishop of Rochester, who was martyred during the Protestant reformation – and who is one of two patron saints of the bishops’ upcoming “Fortnight for Freedom.” Learn why St. John Fisher is one of the “Defenders of Faith in Word and Deed.” Airs 2 a.m. ET, Friday, June 22—exclusively on EWTN!
Is trying to teach your kids about the Catholic Faith driving you up the “Wahl?” EWTN’s favorite funny man Rob Wahl joins “EWTN Live” Host Fr. Mitch Pacwa to discuss fun and creative ways to teach children about their Catholic Faith. Catch this “Roamin’ Catholic” before he’s gone on “EWTN Live!” Airs 8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 20—exclusively on EWTN!
How much is love worth? Find out in the film adaptation of Karol Woltiya’s famous play that follows the triumphs and hardships of love and courtship during World War II. Make sure to stop by “The Jeweller’s Shop,” at 8 p.m. ET, Saturday, June 23 on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Literally living life on the rock!”Guests Fr. Quinn and Peggy Duemling are setting up camp with “Life on the Rock” Co-Hosts Fr. Mark and Doug Barry and discussing their Catholic Youth Expedition program that invites teens to be active both spiritually and physically in a unique outdoor retreat experience. To find out more, watch “Life on the Rock,” which airs LIVE 10 p.m. ET, Thursday, June 21—exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
“O’ come let us adore Him!” Host Fr. Benedict Groeschel invites Fr. Sean Davidson from “The Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist” to discuss his mission to promote Eucharistic Adoration and evangelization. To find out more, watch “Sunday Night Prime.” Airs 7 p.m. ET, June 24—exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Beat the heat with some heavenly treats! British Journalist Joanna Bogle invites you into her kitchen to cook up some fun dishes and crafts that honor many of the summertime saints. Be sure not to miss the summertime special of “Feasts and Seasons!”Airs 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 20—exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Assassins, faith and peril ahead! “Bookmark” Host Doug Keck welcomes “Journey Home” Host and Author Marcus Grodito discuss his novel, “Pillar and Bulwark.” As the sequel to his previous novel, “How Firm a Foundation,” this book delves even deeper into the trials of a minister and his family when he disappears after an attempt on his life. Mark your place when the discussion of this epic tale airs at 9:30 a.m. ET, Sunday, June 24—exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder. Buy the book here: http://bit.ly/KRug7e