Tuesday, April 03, 2012

EWTN - Teaching Children About Good Friday, The Value of Suffering, Aiding the Souls in Purgatory


Irondale, AL – Fire up your video recorders and follow the “Passion of Christ According to St. Francis.” In this program, Scriptural meditations on Christ’s sufferings are presented alongside a striking 14th Century fresco cycle of Assisi’s traditional Good Friday Procession. Airs 3:30 a.m. ET, Friday, April 6 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
Having a hard time finding value in your suffering? Be inspired by our late pope in this wonderful program: “John Paul II and the Sick: The Value of Suffering.” You’ll journey with JPII around the world as he reaches out with the love of Christ to the sick and suffering and calls us, as Jesus did,  to do the same. Airs 11:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 4 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN atwww.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
How can you help the poor souls in Purgatory – and how can they help you? Watch “Bookmark” this week with guest Susan Tassone, author of “Praying with the Saints for the Holy Souls in Purgatory.”Tassonetells Host Doug Keck about the experiences of the saints with the suffering souls, the power of the Mass as the supreme intercessory prayer, and explains such concepts as accidental grace. Airs 5;30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 4 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder,
 
Charm your children – and yourself – into learning about Divine Mercy by watching EWTN’s new animated special, “The Divine Mercy Chaplet for Kids.” In this program, St. Faustina teaches her young friends about the Divine Mercy Devotion and how to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Airs 4:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 4 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder,
 
Help your children understand the supreme importance of Good Friday in Catholic life and liturgy! Tune into “Truth in the Heart’ with Sister Mary Joseph. Airs 5 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 4 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
Having trouble getting your children to go to Mass? Then tune in to the program, “The Holy Mass,” a reverent animated account of a young man's realization of the meaning of the Mass for him. Airs 9 a.m. ET, Saturday, April 7 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
It’s brand new – and your kids will love it! Tune into “The Way of the Cross for Kids.” Airs 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 5 and 7 a.m. ET, Friday, April 6 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN atwww.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
On Good Friday, you won’t want to miss “Choral Meditations on the Passion of Christ” straight from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Airs 6 p.m. ET, Friday, April 6. The meditations are immediately followed by the “Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion” at 6:30 p.m. ET. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
Watch EWTN during the Easter Triduum as we air LIVE Masses with Pope Benedict from Rome! Here’s the line-up:
  • Chrism Mass airs 3:30 a.m. ET, Thursday, April 5;
  • Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper airs 12:00 a.m. ET, Friday, April 6;
  • Celebration of the Lord’s Passion airs 11 a.m. ET, Friday, April 6, with an encore at 2 a.m. ET, Saturday, April 7;
  • Easter Vigil Mass airs 3 p.m. ET, Saturday, April 7, with an encore at 12 a.m. ET, Sunday, April 8; and
  • Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday airs 4 a.m. ET, Sunday, April 8, with an encore at 7 p.m. ET.
Hear the Pope’s Easter message to the world! Watch “Urbi Et Orbi: Message and Blessing” on EWTN. Airs 6 a.m. ET, Sunday, April 8, with encores at 6 p.m. ET, Sunday, April 8, 2 a.m. ET, Monday, April 9, and 6 p.m. ET, Saturday, April 14 on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
How do you know that your Catholic conscience has been properly formed? Watch “EWTN Theology Roundtable” with EWTN Vice President of Theology Colin Donovan and his staff as they discuss how to form a Catholic conscience. Airs 10 p.m. ET, Sunday, April 8; 1 p.m. ET, Tuesday, April 10; and 5 a.m. ET, Thursday, April 12 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
Don’t miss the “Catholic Action Insight” interview with Archbishop Raymond Burke in advance of the nationwide elections in the U.S. The Archbishop encourages voters to select candidates using Catholic moral principles. Airs 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 11; and 9 p.m. ET, Friday, April 13 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
Join the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word on Good Friday for the Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion at 4 p.m. ET, and for Easter Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. ET – exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 
Don’t miss “Choral Meditations and Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper” live from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception with Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò. Airs 5:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 5 – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
 

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