TV Picks SEPT. 9 - 15


New Fall Shows

EWTN Divine Wisdom, at 6 p.m. Fridays, 6:30 a.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. Thursdays, explains St. Louis de Montfort’s guidelines for union with Jesus. The Domestic Church, at 11 a.m. Sundays, 11:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 2 a.m. Thursdays, discusses the family as domestic Church. Memoirs of St. Peter: the Gospel of Mark, at 5:30 p.m. Mondays, 6 a.m. Thursdays and 2:30 p.m. Fridays, examines the place of St. Peter in St. Mark’s Gospel. Reasons for Our Hope, at 11 a.m. Tuesdays, 6:30 a.m. Thursdays and 10:30 p.m. Fridays, studies St. Luke’s portrayal of Jesus as Messiah. In Hi Lucy at 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Sister Grace helps little pal Lucy learn about God and the Church.

SUNDAY, 9 p.m.

Ground Zero Search and Recovery

History Channel This show employs personal accounts and previously unseen film to reveal what New York City crime scene detectives discovered at Ground Zero after 9/11.

MONDAYS, 11:30 p.m.

Faustina: The Great  Apostle of Mercy

Familyland TV Jesuit Father Harold Cohen interviews Basilian Father George Kosicki on the message of Divine Mercy that Jesus gave St. Faustina Kowalska in the 1930s.

TUESDAY, 8 p.m.

Nova: Building on Ground Zero

PBS This show recounts the 9/11 terror attacks, tracks the major probes into the collapses of the World Trade Center, interviews engineers and investigators and asks what we have learned about safety in building security and design. A re-air.

WEDNESDAY, 11 a.m.

Grand Gardens of New York

Home & Garden TV Tour a “spectacular” garden in each borough of New York City.



Military Channel “The Skunkworks” is Lockheed Martin’s secret facility in Palmdale, Calif., for its special aircraft design Advanced Development Projects.


On the Latin Mass

EWTN On Wednesday, view EWTN Theology Roundtable: The Motu Proprio on the Traditional Latin Mass at 10 p.m. and see The Immemorial Tridentine Mass, a High Mass on Easter 1940 that Archbishop Sheen narrates, at 11 p.m. On Thursday, see the Roundtable re-air at 10 a.m., Gate of Heaven: Solemn Consecration of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Oratory of the Immaculate Conception at 1 p.m. and Pilgrimage: A Rediscovery of Catholic Tradition at 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, 8 a.m., live

Solemn High Mass — Extraordinary Form of the Latin Rite

EWTN On the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Ala., EWTN will telecast Mass in the Extraordinary (Traditional Latin) Form. The celebrant will be from the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.

Dan Engler writes from
Santa Barbara, California.

‘Your Baby Or Your Job’

A federal judge has ruled that female employees of Novartis Pharmaceuticals can move forward with a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit they filed. The employees contend the company discriminated against them for being pregnant and suggested they should have abortions.