SUNDAYS, 5:30pm

Consuming the Word

EWTN Scott Hahn and co-host Mike Aquilina draw upon Hahn’s 2013 book, Consuming the Word: The New Testament and the Eucharist in the Early Church, as they discuss early Christians’ understanding of the close relationship between the Eucharist, the Mass and the words of Scripture — and how that matters for us today. Re-airs at 9pm Mondays, 10:30pm Fridays.

 

WEDNESDAYS-THURSDAYS

Defending Life

EWTN For the 24th season, this pro-life series, airing 2:30am Wednesdays and 11pm Thursdays, highlights the baby-saving and soul-saving work of Priests for Life and the Gospel of Life Ministries. Co-hosts Augustinian Father Denis Wilde and Janet Morana provide ideas and information that viewers can put to use. Guests will include Wendy Wright of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, Monica Migliorino Miller of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, the Priests for Life pastoral team and others.

 

SUNDAY, March 23, 7:49am

Rome’s Hidden Churches: A Lenten Pilgrimage

EWTN In this episode, Timothy O’Donnell continues his pilgrimage to Rome’s Lenten stational churches, this time taking viewers to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls. The martyrs Sts. Lawrence and Stephen are buried there, as is Pope Pius IX.

 

TUESDAY, March 25, 2am, 1:30pm

The Feast of the Annunciation

EWTN Dominican Father Lawrence Lew expounds upon the profound meaning of the annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary for us as individuals and for all of society.

 

WEDNESDAY, March 26, 8pm

Nature: What Plants Talk About

PBS Professor J.C. Cahill of the University of Alberta argues that plants engage with their environment, responding to "nutrients, predators and herbivores," finding food, nurturing their "young" and "communicating with friends and foes." Fellow scientists Ian Baldwin and Suzanne Simard make similar claims. A re-airing from 2013.

 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, March 29-30

The Man Who Went Looking for Freedom

BBC WORLD NEWS Based on Carmen Bugan’s memoir Burying the Typewriter, this documentary tells the story of her parents, Ion and Mioara, and their resistance to the brutal communist dictatorship in Romania in the 1980s. Now, the Bugans return to Romania to read the secret police files on them. Airs at 3:10 and 9:10pm Saturday and 10:10am Sunday.

 

SUNDAY, March 30, 8pm

Major League Baseball Opening Day

ESPN In this first Sunday Night Baseball game of 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers visit the San Diego Padres. On March 31, ESPN and ESPN2 will broadcast five games between them, starting with the Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh on ESPN at 1pm.

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.

SUNDAYS, 5:30pm

Consuming the Word

EWTN

 

 

Scott Hahn and co-host Mike Aquilina draw upon Hahn’s 2013 book, Consuming the Word: The New Testament and the Eucharist in the Early Church, as they discuss early Christians’ understanding of the close relationship between the Eucharist, the Mass and the words of Scripture — and how that matters for us today. Re-airs at 9pm Mondays, 10:30pm Fridays.

 

WEDNESDAYS-THURSDAYS

Defending Life

EWTN

 

 

For the 24th season, this pro-life series, airing 2:30am Wednesdays and 11pm Thursdays, highlights the baby-saving and soul-saving work of Priests for Life and the Gospel of Life Ministries. Co-hosts Augustinian Father Denis Wilde and Janet Morana provide ideas and information that viewers can put to use. Guests will include Wendy Wright of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, Monica Migliorino Miller of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, the Priests for Life pastoral team and others.

 

SUNDAY, March 23, 7:49am

Rome’s Hidden Churches: A Lenten Pilgrimage

EWTN

 

 

In this episode, Timothy O’Donnell continues his pilgrimage to Rome’s Lenten stational churches, this time taking viewers to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls. The martyrs Sts. Lawrence and Stephen are buried there, as is Pope Pius IX.

 

TUESDAY, March 25, 2am, 1:30pm

The Feast of the Annunciation

EWTN

 

 

Dominican Father Lawrence Lew expounds upon the profound meaning of the annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary for us as individuals and for all of society.

 

WEDNESDAY, March 26, 8pm

Nature: What Plants Talk About

PBS

 

 

Professor J.C. Cahill of the University of Alberta argues that plants engage with their environment, responding to "nutrients, predators and herbivores," finding food, nurturing their "young" and "communicating with friends and foes." Fellow scientists Ian Baldwin and Suzanne Simard make similar claims. A re-airing from 2013.

 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, March 29-30

The Man Who Went Looking for Freedom

BBC WORLD NEWS

 

 

Based on Carmen Bugan’s memoir Burying the Typewriter, this documentary tells the story of her parents, Ion and Mioara, and their resistance to the brutal communist dictatorship in Romania in the 1980s. Now, the Bugans return to Romania to read the secret police files on them. Airs at 3:10 and 9:10pm Saturday and 10:10am Sunday.

 

SUNDAY, March 30, 8pm

Major League Baseball Opening Day

ESPN

 

 

In this first Sunday Night Baseball game of 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers visit the San Diego Padres. On March 31, ESPN and ESPN2 will broadcast five games between them, starting with the Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh on ESPN at 1pm.

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.

SUNDAYS, 5:30pm

Consuming the Word

EWTN

 

 

Scott Hahn and co-host Mike Aquilina draw upon Hahn’s 2013 book, Consuming the Word: The New Testament and the Eucharist in the Early Church, as they discuss early Christians’ understanding of the close relationship between the Eucharist, the Mass and the words of Scripture — and how that matters for us today. Re-airs at 9pm Mondays, 10:30pm Fridays.

 

WEDNESDAYS-THURSDAYS

Defending Life

EWTN

 

 

For the 24th season, this pro-life series, airing 2:30am Wednesdays and 11pm Thursdays, highlights the baby-saving and soul-saving work of Priests for Life and the Gospel of Life Ministries. Co-hosts Augustinian Father Denis Wilde and Janet Morana provide ideas and information that viewers can put to use. Guests will include Wendy Wright of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, Monica Migliorino Miller of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, the Priests for Life pastoral team and others.

 

SUNDAY, March 23, 7:49am

Rome’s Hidden Churches: A Lenten Pilgrimage

EWTN

 

 

In this episode, Timothy O’Donnell continues his pilgrimage to Rome’s Lenten stational churches, this time taking viewers to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls. The martyrs Sts. Lawrence and Stephen are buried there, as is Pope Pius IX.

 

TUESDAY, March 25, 2am, 1:30pm

The Feast of the Annunciation

EWTN

 

 

Dominican Father Lawrence Lew expounds upon the profound meaning of the annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary for us as individuals and for all of society.

 

WEDNESDAY, March 26, 8pm

Nature: What Plants Talk About

PBS

 

 

Professor J.C. Cahill of the University of Alberta argues that plants engage with their environment, responding to "nutrients, predators and herbivores," finding food, nurturing their "young" and "communicating with friends and foes." Fellow scientists Ian Baldwin and Suzanne Simard make similar claims. A re-airing from 2013.

 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, March 29-30

The Man Who Went Looking for Freedom

BBC WORLD NEWS

 

 

Based on Carmen Bugan’s memoir Burying the Typewriter, this documentary tells the story of her parents, Ion and Mioara, and their resistance to the brutal communist dictatorship in Romania in the 1980s. Now, the Bugans return to Romania to read the secret police files on them. Airs at 3:10 and 9:10pm Saturday and 10:10am Sunday.

 

SUNDAY, March 30, 8pm

Major League Baseball Opening Day

ESPN

 

 

In this first Sunday Night Baseball game of 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers visit the San Diego Padres. On March 31, ESPN and ESPN2 will broadcast five games between them, starting with the Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh on ESPN at 1pm.

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.