MONDAY-SATURDAY, May 19-24, 3:30am, 6pm

A Travel Guide to Life

EWTN Author Anthony DeStefano offers God-centered keys for unlocking true and lasting happiness along life’s journey.

SATURDAY-MONDAY, May 24-26, live

Pope Francis in the Holy Land

EWTN On Saturday, Pope Francis will celebrate Mass at the stadium in Amman, Jordan, meet with King Abdullah and Queen Rania and visit refugees and disabled young people. On Sunday, he will celebrate Mass in Manger Square in Bethlehem, West Bank, meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, lunch with Palestinian families and greet Palestinian children at a refugee camp. The Holy Father will also meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople on Sunday, and, on Monday, the two are expected to sign a declaration. On Monday, the Pope will also meet with Israeli leaders. Check for times.

SUNDAY, May 25, 8pm, live

25th Annual National Memorial Day Concert

PBS Observing the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944, this concert by the National Symphony Orchestra under Jack Everly on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol will feature singers Danielle Bradbery, Jackie Evancho, Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, actresses Dianne Wiest and Megan Hilty, Gen. Colin Powell and others.

MONDAY, May 26, noon

Archdiocese for the Military Services Memorial Mass

EWTN The 20th annual memorial Mass of the Archdiocese for the Military Services for U.S. armed forces personnel who have given their lives, and for all veterans living and dead, was celebrated by Archbishop Timothy Broglio at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington on May 18. Re-airs at midnight.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, May 26-30, 3:30am, 6pm

Lectio Divina: Sharing the Word With the Holy Family

EWTN Author Karl Schultz explains the centuries-old practice of reading Scripture prayerfully and its significance and benefits for the faithful today.

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, May 26-28, 9pm

The World Wars

HISTORY This new six-hour series, shown in two installments nightly, uses computer-generated images, dramatic scenes and commentary by military and governmental figures to view World Wars I and II through the eyes of politicians and generals.

THURSDAY, May 29, 8pm, live

Scripps National Spelling Bee

ESPN The National Spelling Bee championship finals take place in Maryland.

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.