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BY Daniel J. Engler
DAILY, 3 p.m.
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
CATHOLICTV Jesus told St. Faustina in the 1930s, “My heart
overflows with great mercy for souls, and especially for poor sinners … t is
for them that the blood and water flowed from my heart as from a fount
overflowing with mercy. For them I dwell in the tabernacle as King of Mercy.”
Every day at 3 p.m., the Hour of Great Mercy, pray the Chaplet along with the
Sisters of Divine Mercy and others via Catholic TV, which is available on Sky
Angel, Comcast and others, and streaming online at CatholicTV.org.
SUNDAY, 8 p.m.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
ABC U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Daniel Gilyeat, a father
of four in Kansas City, Kan., who lost his left leg above the knee and suffered
other major injuries on his second tour of duty in Iraq, receives a new,
3,000-square-foot, handicapped-accessible home complete with a flagpole and
36-inch-wide doors and hallways. A re-air. Advisory: TV-PG.
SUNDAY, 8 p.m.
Nature: Cloud, Wild Stallion of the Rockies
PBS Fast becoming a perennial TV favorite, this
hour-long documentary from 2001 by Ginger Kathrens chronicles the adventures of
a pale white mustang in Montana from his baby days in 1995 on to learning to
survive in the unforgiving Rocky Mountains, play-fighting with other colts,
expulsion from his family, maturing, battling to establish his own band,
capture in a government roundup and subsequent release.
HISTORY This animated series puts 1770s cub reporters
James and Sarah and their pals Moses and Henri in the middle of Americans’
struggle for independence from England, including Paul Revere’s Ride, the
Battle of Lexington, the Green Mountain Boys’ campaigns, the Second Continental
Congress and the Battle of Bunker Hill. TV-G.
WEDNESDAY, 4 p.m.
Good Morning, Jesus
EWTN In this half-hour show, pro-life Irish singer
Dana (Rosemary Browne Scallon) and little children sing Catholic prayers and
FRIDAY, 10 p.m.
Great Old Amusement Parks
PBS In the good old summertime, what could be more
fun for a family than visiting an old-fashioned amusement park? This Rick Sebak
documentary takes us to Playland Park in Rye, N.Y., Kennywood Park in
Pittsburgh, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in northern California, Holiday World in
Santa Claus, Ind., and several more parks in Colorado, Connecticut, Oregon and
Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.