Observe the Solemnity of the Assumption
TV Picks 08.14.22
MONDAY, Aug. 15, live
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
EWTN At 8am is the Solemn Mass of the Assumption in Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Irondale. (Re-airs noon, 6:30pm and midnight.) At 11:30am is Father Benedict Groeschel’s Meditations on the Assumption of Our Lady. At 3:30pm is the Solemn Mass of the Assumption in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
MONDAY-FRIDAY, Aug. 15-19, 5:30pm
EWTN Passionist Father Cedric Pisegna’s topics are “Make the Most of Your Time”; “Be Still and Know”; “You Are God’s Image”; “God Is Your Healer”; and “The Death Experience.”
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 4pm
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES Self-sacrifice is at the core of this 1944 World War II classic about the Doolittle air raid over Tokyo in 1942. Based on the same-named 1943 book by real-life raider Ted Lawson, the film is accurate. Van Johnson, Phyllis Thaxter and Spencer Tracy star.
SATURDAY, Aug. 20, 8pm
A Place at the Table: African-Americans on the Path to Sainthood
EWTN This 2022 documentary from Stella Maris Films tells the inspiring stories of Venerables Pierre Toussaint (1766-1853), Henriette DeLille (1813-1862) and Father Augustus Tolton (1854-1897) and of the Servants of God Mother Mary Lange (1789-1882), Julia Greeley (d. 1918) and Sister Thea Bowman (1937-1990).
MONDAY-THURSDAY, Aug. 22-25, 5:30pm
Last Call: Stories of Late Vocations
EWTN Philosopher and author Ronda Chervin interviews priests and seminarians about how they heard and responded to God’s call to the priesthood.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 9pm
Nova: Operation Lighthouse Rescue
PBS Engineers transport an 1856 lighthouse on Martha’s Vineyard to save it from erosion.
FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 9pm
Great Performances: Vienna Summer Night Concert 2022
PBS In this two-hour program at the Schönbrunn Palace Park on June 16, cellist Gautier Capuçon was the soloist and Andris Nelsons conducted the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven, Lysenko, Mascats, Saint-Saëns, Rossini, Enescu, Smetana and Dvorák.
SATURDAY, Aug. 27, 2pm
The Popes’ Photographer: Arturo Mari
EWTN Photographer Arturo Mari (b. 1940) was at L’Osservatore Romano for 55 years. In this documentary, he describes the vast pictorial record he created of Popes Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul I, John Paul II and Benedict XVI and his close friendship with St. John Paul II.
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 10:30am
Mother Angelica Live Classics: Modesty
EWTN Mother reminds viewers that they are God’s temples and created in his image and so should always be conscious of modesty and be careful about what they wear.
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