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 EWTN.com 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.