Arts & Entertainment
TV Picks 06.02.13
BY Daniel J. Engler
June 2-15, 2013 Issue | Posted 5/24/13 at 2:52 PM
SUNDAYS, June 2, June 9, 9pm
DISCOVERY This wildlife and nature series encompasses three years of filming. On June 2, the episode "Outlaws and Skeletons" visits desert creatures in Mexico and the Southwestern United States. On June 9, the episode "Life on the Savage Edge" visits California and the Atlantic coast and shows animals struggling against Hurricane Irene. Advisory: Scenes of animal predation and privation might be upsetting.
SUNDAY, June 2, 8am
Corpus Christi Mass and Procession
EWTN Celebrate this feast day with the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word from the grounds at EWTN.
SUNDAY, June 6, 2pm
St. Margaret Mary and the Sacred Heart
EWTN This special tells the story of St. Margaret Mary and the mission Christ gave her to spread devotion to his Sacred Heart; includes a tour of her convent in Paray-le-Monial, France.
SUNDAY, June 2, 6pm
Corpus Christi Benediction
EWTN Watch a special procession from the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
TUESDAY, June 4, 1pm
Modern Marvels: Water
HISTORY Learn all about water’s amazing properties and its many uses. Advisory: TV-PG.
SATURDAY, June 8, 5pm
The Belmont Stakes
NBC Post time will be roughly 6:35pm for this 144th running of the Belmont Stakes, a 1-1/2-mile race for Thoroughbreds in Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.
SUNDAY, June 9, 10pm
EWTN Theology Roundtable
EWTN Colin Donovan, Father Mark Mary and the theology staff discuss same-sex "marriage."
SUNDAY, June 9, 11pm
Where God Weeps: Russia: A Jewel in Our Lady’s Crown
EWTN Brazilian journalist Jose Correa recounts his secret meetings in then-Soviet-occupied Lithuania in the 1980s with underground Catholic Julius Sasnauskas (today a priest). The courage and zeal of this young ex-prisoner, whom the Communists had tortured, converted Correa and led him to found media outlets that today spread the Fatima message and foster friendship between Catholics and Orthodox. Re-airs 4:30am Tuesday.
WEDNESDAY, June 12, 3am, 6:30 and 11pm
Wales: The Golden Thread of Faith
EWTN After starting the Church of England, King Henry VIII destroyed and plundered the monasteries of Wales (and Ireland and England) between 1536 and 1541. This is the story of Welsh Catholics persevering then and practicing the faith freely today.
THURSDAY, June 13, 2pm
Watchmen of the Night
EWTN A look into the life of Benedictine monks of the French Abbey of Sainte-Madeleine du Barroux.
Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.
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