National Catholic Register

Arts & Entertainment

TV Picks 04.07.13

BY Daniel J. Engler

TV Critic

April 7-20, 2013 Issue | Posted 4/1/13 at 3:06 PM

 

SUNDAY, April 7, noon, 1 and 4pm, live

Divine Mercy Sunday

EWTN At noon is the Divine Mercy Preview Show; at 1pm is the Mass and Celebration of Divine Mercy from Stockbridge, Mass.; and at 4pm is the Divine Mercy Holy Hour from Hanceville, Ala.

SUNDAY-TUESDAY, April 7-9

2013 NCAA Basketball National Championships

ESPN, CBS The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s major college Women’s Semifinals games will be at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans at 6:30 and 9pm Sunday on ESPN, and the Women’s Championship game will be at 8:30pm Tuesday on ESPN. The NCAA major college Men’s Championship game will be at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 9pm Monday on CBS. Teams to be determined.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, April 8-16, 3am, 6:30pm

Let Us Love

EWTN Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo shares Christ’s message of love, using the work of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and the Missionaries of Charity as a modern-day example of compassion for the sick, poor and forgotten.

THURSDAYS, 9pm

The American Bible Challenge

GAME SHOW NETWORK The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist won the first round of this trivia game, and they will continue competing in the series. The championship round will be Thursday, May 16.

FRIDAY, April 12, 7am

Save Our History: The President Slept Here

HISTORY Steve Thomas follows restoration projects at homes associated with James Madison, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. A re-airing.

SUNDAY, April 14, 6:30pm

Crossing the Goal

EWTN In this episode, "Marks of the True Christian: Romans 12:9-21 — Rejoice in Hope," Danny Abramowicz and his co-host pals study St. Paul’s counsels about the Christian life. Re-airing 6:30am Monday, 9pm Thursday and 10pm Friday.

SATURDAY, April 20, 11am

Forgotten Heritage: Europe and Her Saints

EWTN This new episode, "St. Columbanus: How the Irish Saved Civilization (Re-Evangelization)," shows that the so-called Dark Ages were not so dark after all, thanks to the missionary St. Columbanus (ca. 543-615), who preached to the Franks, Lombards, Allemani and others, fought heresy and founded monasteries around Europe.

 

 

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.