Irondale, AL (EWTN) – Be there when Pope Benedict XVI kicks off the Year of Faith! Hear the homily everyone will be talking about during the Pope’s Opening Mass! Airs live at 4 a.m. ET, Thursday, October 11, with an encore at 6:30 p.m. ET, on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Concerned about the way secularists seem to be dominating our society? So is the Pope. He will address this problem in Rome during the 13th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. Watch the Opening Mass, which airs live at 3:30 a.m. ET, Sunday, Oct. 7, with an encore at noon ET on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder. Plus, watch the Mass to learn the identities of the two saints who are being named new doctors of the Church!
Get a shot of weekly inspiration with EWTN’s “Year of Faith” television spots! These two-minute spots, with EWTN’s own priests and friars, invite all of us to live our faith more deeply. Spots will shown throughout the day as well as on our soon-t0-be-unveiled Year of Faith website. Watch for them! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Do you really understand why Fatima matters in today’s world or why Mary is a model of the Church’s faith? Do you know how you can use the Year of Faith as an evangelization tool? Tune in to “EWTN Live” this month for the answers to these and other questions. Guests this month include Professor Americo Pablo Lopez Ortiz, International President of the World Apostolate of Fatima, at 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Oct. 10; Ave Maria University Professor Douglas Bushman at 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Oct. 17; and Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers and Evangelist Hector Molina at 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Oct. 31. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
What are the world’s bishops meeting about in Rome this month? Get the low down on the 13th Ordinary General Assembly of bishops when many of these same bishops appear on EWTN’s “Vaticano.” The program, filmed in Rome, airs at 10 a.m. ET, Sundays, 11 p.m. ET Mondays, and 5:30 p.m. ET Tuesdays – exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
How many misconceptions are there about Vatican II? During the Year of Faith, Pope Benedict XVI is asking the faithful to study the documents of Vatican II and the Catechism to find out what they REALLY say. Find out the easy way! Tune into “Council of Faith,” an EWTN Original Series airing at 6 a.m. ET, Monday through Saturday in October on EWTN. Final episode airs Wednesday, Oct. 24. Find these programs exclusively on the EWTN Global Catholic Television Network, www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Why is Vatican II still important? Find out when EWTN airs “A Day at the Council” at 5:30 a.m. ET and 5:30 p.m.ET, Thursday, Oct. 11. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Do you want to read about Vatican news as it happens? Prefer to get your scoops from a true Vatican insider? Then follow EWTN Rome Bureau Chief Joan Lewis’ blog, “Joan’s Rome,” at http://www.ewtn.com/news/blog.asp?blog_ID=1. You can’t find better reporting on the Vatican anywhere. Period!
Get your weekly fix of Rome news from a true “Vatican Insider.” Tune into EWTN Rome Bureau Chief Joan Lewis’ radio program by the same name, which airs at 9:30 a.m. ET, Saturdays, on the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network. Find an EWTN affiliate near you at http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.asp, listen to EWTN's Sirius Satellite Channel #130, or listen live online – just go to http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.asp, click on "Radio" at the top of the web page, and then "Listen Live" in the drop down menu, and "EWTN Radio" (English) or Radio Católica Mundial (Spanish) in the sub-menu.
Get educated on the Year of Faith while driving around in your car! Tune in to the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network for shows like “Women of Grace” with Johnnette Benkovic, “Catholic Connection” with Teresa Tomeo, “Son Rise Morning Show” with Brian Patrick, “EWTN Open Line,” “At Home with Jim & Joy,” and many others! To find an EWTN affiliate near you, go to http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.asp, listen to EWTN's Sirius Satellite Channel #130, or listen live online – just go to http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.asp, click on "Radio" at the top of the web page, and then "Listen Live" in the drop down menu, and "EWTN Radio" (English) or Radio Católica Mundial (Spanish) in the sub-menu.
Coming soon -- two new EWTN websites! Our Online Services Department is hard at work building two new websites with everything you need to know about the Year of Faith and Vatican II. Keep watching this page to be the first to find out when these sites go live!
“Why Catholicism Matters.” That’s the title of Catholic League President Bill Donahue’s newest book, which will inspire you to go boldly into the fight to reclaim and reshape American society in this Year of Faith. Hear Bill talk about the book at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10 on EWTN’s “Bookmark” with Host Doug Keck. Then buy his book at http://bit.ly/SJ7Tsv.