SAVE THE DATE! EWTN's Free Family Celebration
Saturday, October 1, 2022

One Day Only! EWTN’s Free Family Celebration, October 1, 2022. Talks by your favorite EWTN television and radio hosts. Shop religious items from EWTN Religious Catalogue, attend Holy Mass and be a part of a televised show.

Michael P. Warsaw
EWTN Chairman of the Board & CEO
Michael P. Warsaw is the Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of EWTN. He joined EWTN in 1991 and has held senior management positions in the areas of television production, satellite operations, and technical services, working directly with Mother Angelica, the network’s founder, on all of her major initiatives. Michael was named President of EWTN in 2000 and assumed the post of Chief Executive Officer in 2009. With the Network’s 2011 acquisition of the National Catholic Register, he became its publisher. Michael assumed the post of Chairman of the Board of EWTN in 2013. In that capacity he oversees the network’s strategic direction and mission around the world. In 2017, Pope Francis appointed him as a Consultor to the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communications.
Doug Keck
EWTN President & COO
Doug Keck is President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN, and EWTN Religious Catalogue. He is host of EWTN Bookmark and Father Spitzer’s Universe, and is responsible for all Network Television Programming, and Radio and Internet services. Doug previously served in senior level positions with AMC, Bravo, Cablevision and various regional news and sports programming networks. During his over 40 years in media, he has worked in NY area radio and has been involved in the development and launch of more than 28 international, national and regional television networks.
Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J.
Host of EWTN Live and Scripture & Tradition
A Jesuit, Biblical scholar, and papal expert, Fr. Mitch Pacwa was hand-picked by Mother Angelica to teach and share the Gospel. Fr. Mitch Pacwa began hosting series for EWTN in 1984. His leading of the Holy Land Rosary is still broadcast daily to a global audience on the network. Fr. Mitch’s newest book, Wheat and Tares, is from EWTN Publishing.
Johnnette Benkovic Williams
Host of Women of Grace
Johnnette is host of EWTN’s popular radio and television show, Women of Grace. In addition to her television and radio programs, she is also a popular conference speaker, retreat master and seminar presenter. Johnnette has written several books on topics such as prayer and spirituality, authentic femininity, conversion and the dangers of New Age movements.
Marcus Grodi
Host of The Journey Home
The creator of the popular EWTN program was tapped by Mother Angelica herself to host this long-running show focused on converts and their faith journeys. In addition to hosting The Journey Home, Marcus is director of The Coming Home Network International and an author of several books, including Thoughts for the Journey Home.
Fr. Pedro Núñez
Host of Conozca Primero su Fé Católica
A Catholic priest of the archdiocese of New Orleans, Father Núñez is one of the best known Catholic preachers in the Spanish-speaking world. He has written several books on Christian apologetics. Father Núñez travels constantly throughout Latin America and the United States, proclaiming the good news of salvation as taught by the Catholic faith. Born in Sagua la Grande in Cuba, he was ordained in 1977 in New Orleans.
Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.
Star of Father Spitzer’s Universe
Fr. Robert Spitzer is the President of the Magis Center of Reason and Faith and the Spitzer Ethical Leadership. He is the star of Father Spitzer’s Universe, EWTN’s popular weekly television program which airs around the globe.
Fr. Spitzer was President of Gonzaga University from 1998 to 2009. The author of thirteen books and dozens of scholarly articles, he has appeared on many television series including the Larry King Show, facing off with Stephen Hawking, as well as PBS, the History Channel, and the Today Show.
Saturday October 1, 2022
8:00 AM
Doors Open/Registration (South Lobby)
9:30 AM
Opening Prayer and Welcome by Michael P. Warsaw, EWTN Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (South Ballroom)
9:45 AM
Address by Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., host of EWTN Live (South Ballroom)
10:30 AM
Address by Johnnette Williams, host of Women of Grace (South Ballroom)
11:30 AM
Lunch Break (Exhibit Hall G)
1:30 PM
Address by Marcus Grodi, host of The Journey Home (South Ballroom)
2:30 PM
Family Talk with Michael P. Warsaw, EWTN Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer; Doug Keck, EWTN President and Chief Operating Officer; Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, M.F.V.A. (South Ballroom)
3:30 PM
Special Fr. Spitzer’s Universe with Fr. Robert Spitzer, Doug Keck and other special guests (South Ballroom)
4:30 PM
Pray the Rosary with the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word (South Ballroom)
5:00 PM
Holy Mass with the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word (South Ballroom)

Throughout the day, there will be opportunities for Confession and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Your favorite EWTN hosts & the Friars will be available in the Family Corner. Kids will have fun learning about their faith at the EWTN Kids Booth. Meet the staff of the “National Catholic Register” at EWTN’s News Booth. EWTN’s best selling authors will be available at Meet the Author. Shop for Holy Reminders at the EWTN Religious Catalogue Shoppe.

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It’s wonderful to meet the … speakers we see on TV in person … I really feel we are family and spreading the good news of Jesus!
Anna from MA.