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BY Daniel J. Engler
All Times Eastern
SUNDAY, all day
EWTN “He has
risen; he is not here,” the angel told the holy women. From 3 a.m. (The Great
Mr. Handel) to 10 p.m. (Triumphant Hour), look for programming that celebrates
the First Easter. Pope Benedict XVI’s Solemn Mass is live at 5:30 a.m.,
followed by his message and blessing Urbi et Orbi (to the city and the world)
at 7 a.m. Other highlights: Father George Rutler’s Stories of Hymns at 10 a.m.,
Diane Bish’s Joy of Music at 2:30 p.m. and Gospel of Mark II: Why Is Life
Different after Jesus’ Resurrection? at 5 p.m.
MONDAY, 8 p.m.
Modern Marvels: Bread
This show is about our daily bread, the staff of life, a fundamental source of
nutrition worldwide and through the millennia. We see people in every culture
using multiple ingredients to bake bread in its many varieties. Advisory:
The One True Faith
FAMILYLAND TV On
Mondays at 11 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., Michael Voris calls his
evangelizing series “the most disturbing hour on television, because we talk
about where you are going to spend eternity.” He defends, as he says, “the only
Church which can claim the fullness of Truth and to be founded personally by
Jesus Christ, the second Person of the Blessed Trinity and God-in-the-Flesh.”
TUESDAY, 8 p.m.
Nova: Bone Diggers
PBS In the
barren, limestone Nullarbor Plain in southwestern Australia, researchers make
the first descent into a cave untouched for millennia. They find well-preserved
skeletons of ancient large mammals, including carnivores.
THURSDAY, 9 p.m.
Records: Amazing Animals
Host Chris Rose presents videos of animals setting world records. Also, in an
onstage event, handlers help animals try to set new records. TV-G.
FRIDAY, 7 a.m.
Save Our History:
Civil War Battlefields
Historic preservation groups are purchasing land on and near Civil War battle
sites to safeguard them as shrines to those who fell there. Advisory: TV-PG.
FRIDAY, 10:30 a.m.
Homes Across America
HOME & GARDEN TV
Tour a new beachfront house in Florida’s panhandle, a new Irish-inspired
cottage in Alabama and a renovated 1950s southern California home.
SATURDAY, 7 p.m.
Treats of the Trade:
FOOD NETWORK Did
you give up candy for Lent? Now that we’re in Easter Week, you can safely watch
this special about candymakers’ factories, conventions and contests.
Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.