SUNDAY, Aug. 24, 11am, 3pm
75th Little League World Series
ESPN, ABC On ESPN at 11am is the Little League World Series’ third-place game. On ABC at 3pm, the two best U.S. and foreign teams play for the title.
SUNDAY, Aug. 24, SATURDAY, Aug. 30
EWTN Family Celebration
EWTN These events were taped Aug. 16-17. At 10:30am Sunday are words from EWTN’s Michael Warsaw and Birmingham Bishop Robert Baker’s homily from Mass. At 4pm, Oblates of the Virgin Mary Father Timothy Gallagher speaks (re-airs at 2pm Saturday). At 5pm is a talk by Erie Diocesan Father Larry Richards (re-airs at 4pm Saturday). At 9am Saturday is an EWTN Round Table. Father Robert Barron speaks at 10am, and Joanna Bogle is at 11am. At 5pm is a special edition of EWTN Live.
MONDAY, Aug. 26, 3:30am
We Shall Not Be Moved: The Catholic Sisters of New Orleans
EWTN This 2012 documentary tells how six communities of religious in New Orleans rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina wrecked their convents and other facilities in 2005. Re-airs at 11pm Saturday.
THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 6:30pm
Mass for Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno
EWTN Father Capodanno (1929-1967), a Navy chaplain, gave his life on the battlefield while ministering to a wounded U.S. Marine and was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously.
VARIOUS, Fall 2014
New Fall Shows
EWTN In The Church Universal, at 5pm Sundays and 10pm Fridays, MFVA Father Joseph Mary surveys dynamic apostolates. Three Wise Women, at 5am Sundays and 5pm Wednesdays, presents Irish women Dana Scallon, Catherine Wiley and Kathy Sinnott and their guests. At Home With Jim & Joy, at 2pm Thursdays, 5pm Fridays and 2am Sundays, is a weekly talk show with Jim and Joy Pinto. In Catholics Come Home, at 5pm Sundays and 4:30am and 10pm Thursdays, Tom Peterson’s guests recount conversions and reversions. The World Over Interviews With Raymond Arroyo, at 5:30pm Wednesday and 2:30am Saturdays, features top guests. Vocation Boom, at 11am Sundays and 5:30pm Thursdays, urges men to answer God’s call to the priesthood. In Word for a Wounded World, at 5:30pm Thursdays and 5:30am Saturdays, Father Maurice Emelu tells African stories rooted in Scripture and Tradition. Animated Stories From the Bible, at 4pm Tuesdays, introduces children to the Old Testament. In Exile and Return, at 1:30am Sundays and 2pm Fridays, Scripture scholars Father Joseph Ponessa and Laurie Manhardt explain Old Testament books. In Grab Your Catechism: Season II, at 4pm Sundays and 11pm Tuesdays, Father Charles Connor explores the Catechism. In He Dared Speak the Truth, at 2:30pm Wednesdays and 11pm Fridays, Alice von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby discuss Catholic intellectual giant Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977), who risked his life by publicly opposing Nazism in Germany and Austria in the 1930s.
Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.