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BY Daniel J. Engler
Being Human: 40 Days for Life II
EWTN This documentary
tells us about the babies saved and the hearts and minds changed in the highly
successful 40 Days for Life campaigns of prayer, fasting, community education
and 24-hour prayer vigils outside abortion chambers. This year’s effort will
take place Sept. 24 - Nov. 2 in 170 U.S. and Canadian cities.
3 a.m., 6:30 p.m.
William Carrigan, Witness &
Friend of Padre Pio
EWTN William Carrigan
was director of the Adriatic section of the Red Cross in Italy during World War
II when GIs told him about a Capuchin “in the mountains” who had the stigmata,
the wounds of Christ. Carrigan organized trips for many American and British
soldiers to visit Padre Pio and became his lifelong friend and champion.
Carrigan, who died in 2000, reminisces about the saint’s Masses, spiritual life
SCIENCE CHANNEL This
show explains the many ways in which the moon affects Earth.
PBS This National
Geographic special follows neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky and other
scientists as they research the nature of stress and formulate ways in which we
can combat the serious negative effects of stress in daily life.
Marie Bellet in Concert
FAMILYLAND TV “To make
sacrifices for marriage and children is not stupidity or victimization. It is
the noblest thing we do,” says Marie Bellet, a Catholic singer and songwriter.
A mom of nine kids who has earned an MBA, she performs her songs of faith,
affirmation of marriage and motherhood, and encouragement for Catholic moms.
ALL MAJOR NETWORKS This
first of three presidential campaign debates between Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.,
and pro-abortion Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., will take place at the University
of Mississippi in Oxford, with the focus on domestic policy. With Jim Lehrer of
PBS moderating, the candidates will separately make 10-minute statements on
each of eight issues, and then make closing remarks.
Next Big Bang
HISTORY This show
details the 40 years of planning and five years of construction of the European
Organization for Nuclear Research’s Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, whose
debut was set for earlier this week. The collider, a 17-mile tunnel with giant
superconducting magnets, is designed to fire proton beams at the speed of light
to cause collisions that physicists hope will recreate what they believe the
conditions were in the milliseconds after the universe began. Advisory: TV-PG.
Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.
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