EWTN To Air Exclusive & Complete
Plus, Don’t Miss Emmy Award Nominated Film on Pope JPII, Why A Pop-Rock Singer Stopped Using ‘the Pill’ & More
Irondale, AL –A great film focusing on the life of a Great man: Actors Cary Elwes & Jon Voight come together for a powerful #Emmy-nominated portrayal of Pope John Paul II in this epic film that spans the entire course of the beloved #Pope’s lifetime. Filmed on location in #Rome, #Poland, and in close connection to the #Vatican, Parts 1 & 2 of “Pope John Paul II” begin at 7 p.m. ET, Saturday, April 26—on #EWTN! [Not available via Livestream or Roku]. This film is also available through EWTN Religious Catalogue: http://bit.ly/16s86ne.
“There is much rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents." “Journey Home” Host Marcus Grodi invites Guest Marie Joseph to share why she initially left her #Catholic faith, and what caused her to return with renewed fervor! Watch as she recounts her “Journey Home” LIVE at 8 p.m. ET, Monday, April 28—exclusively on #EWTN! (Luke 15:10)
Who doesn’t love a love song? Singer-Songwriters Greg & Lizzy Boudreaux demonstrate how they draw from their experiences within their own marriage in order to write songs that reflect the joys, triumphs—and even difficulties—of being in a relationship. See how they’re using their talents to counteract what the secular music culture defines as #love when Fr. Mark and Doug Barry Co-Host “Life on the Rock” LIVE at 8 p.m. ET, Friday, April 25—exclusively on #EWTN!
Forget double-booked—this week we’re Triple-booked! Author Dr. Alan Schreck has three new books to discuss with “EWTN Bookmark” Host Doug Keck: “The Gift: the Holy Spirit in Catholic Tradition” (http://bit.ly/1fkCqDs); “Jesus: What Catholics Believe” ((http://bit.ly/1iFPEPK); & “The Legacy of Pope John Paul II” (http://bit.ly/1kXacEd). There’s a lot to cover in this interview, and you won’t want to miss a word of “EWTN Bookmark! Airs 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 p.m. ET, Sunday, April 27—exclusively on #EWTN! All titles now available through EWTN Religious Catalogue!
All great journeys have to start small somewhere! Join British Journalist Joanna Bogle and Clare Anderson as they traverse the streets and villages where a young Karol Wojtyla lived, played, and studied before becoming the Archbishop of Krakow, the Pope—and most recently, a Saint! Walk “In the Footsteps of John Paul the Great” at 2 p.m. ET, on Saturday April 26, & 10:30 a.m. ET, Sunday, April 27—exclusively on #EWTN! Read all about Joanna Bogle’s adventures in filming this documentary in her National Catholic Register Article here: http://bit.ly/1ropuSt
From something old comes something new! In this new episode of a favorite #EWTN series, Host Fr. Richard Kunst uses his knowledge of some of Pope John XXIII’s personal belongings to help illustrate key points that happened in Church history during his time as Pope. With his canonization coming up this weekend, don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Bl. Pope John XXIII in a very special episode of “The Papacy: A Living History” when it airs at 11:30 p.m. ET, Friday, April 25 on #EWTN. Look for other episodes of this insightful series, now available through EWTN Religious Catalogue: http://bit.ly/1lCMDSA
From Blessed to Saint! Join Pope Francis as he prepares to celebrate Holy Mass in honor of his predecessors, John XXIII and John Paul II, before canonizing them as official Saints of the Catholic Church. EWTN’s LIVE coverage of this event begins at 10 p.m. ET, Saturday, April 26 on #EWTN, with encores at 7 p.m. ET, Sunday, April 27 & at 11 p.m. ET, Monday, April 28) Visit www.ewtn.com/canonization/2popes/index.asp for a complete schedule of events & programming
Why did this Pop-Rock singer stop popping “the Pill?” “Strange Familiar” Singer & Songwriter Kira Leyden says that after tuning in to #EWTN and seeing "Women of Grace's" Johnnette Benkovic discuss the harmful side effects of #birthcontrol , she and her husband Jeff decided to tune out using #contraception completely! Read their full story, and watch the debut of their new music video, “Rain,” which was originally written as a lullaby for their unborn child here:http://bit.ly/QvWqgK