Irondale, AL, Aug. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brand new series and specials are coming this fall to EWTN. This September, the world's largest Catholic media network will debut dozens of new programs, including a Catholic news program, the World Television Premiere of "The War of the Vendee:" a film highlighting the struggles of Catholic peasants during the aftermath of the French Revolution, and many others, including:
EWTN News Nightly with Colleen Carroll Campbell: The first global daily news of its kind, "EWTN News Nightly" will bring you the latest issues and hot topics from a reliable Catholic perspective. Previews 6 p.m. ET, Tuesday, September 3 and 6 p.m. ET Wednesdays in September.
World Premiere: The War of the Vendee:In the aftermath of the French Revolution, several French peasants begin their struggle to restore religious freedom to their country. Film premieres 9:30 p.m. ET, September 25; 8 p.m. ET, September 28.
Lectio Divina: The Parables of Jesus: Cardinal Thomas Collins from the Archdiocese of Toronto meditates on the what the parables of Christ reveal about heaven and holiness. Airs 3:30 a.m. ET, Sundays; 11:30 p.m. ET, Saturdays.
Mother Teresa: All for Jesus: Fr. Leo Massburg, who served alongside Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity for over seven years, reminisces with Host Sean Brown about what the life of this humble nun taught him about the power of redemptive suffering. Six episodes. Airs weekdays 3 a.m. ET & 6:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Sept. 12.
Catechesis: Communion with Jesus Christ: The Dominican Sisters of Mary encourage their students to deepen their personal relationship with Christ by guiding them through a series of meditations on the Gospels. Airs 5:30 a.m. ET, Mondays; 11 a.m. ET, Saturdays.
Conversation with Cardinal Dolan: Host Fr. Dwyer discusses issues affecting the Church with the Archbishop of New York. Airs 10 p.m. ET, September 8; 5 a.m. ET, September 12.
Finding God in All Things: The Teaching of Ignatius Loyola on Daily Prayer: Fr. Timothy M. Gallagher guides viewers through St. Ignatius' daily meditation, known as the Examen, and explains step-by-step how this prayer helps us discover the beauty of God in the mundane. Airs 4 p.m. ET, Sundays; 5:30 p.m. ET, Thursdays.
My Country, My Faith - A Canadian Perspective: Shot at JPII Media in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this series with Catholic Canadian Journalist Nicole Myshak addresses a variety of topics featuring those on the frontlines of their respective fields and ministries. Airs 10:30 p.m. ET, Fridays; 1 a.m. ET, Saturdays.
The Parables of Christ:, Fr. George Rutler offers new insights into how these cherished stories were Christ's means of helping mankind understand the ineffable glory of God. Airs 4:30 p.m. ET, Sundays; 11 p.m. ET, Fridays.
The Sacred Heart: Fr. Bernard McGuckian goes on location to historical sites throughout Europe to find out more about the saints who shaped devotion to The Sacred Heart of Jesus into what it is today. Airs 11 p.m. ET, Mondays; 4 a.m. ET, Saturdays.
Theology of the Table: "Life on the Rock's " Fr. Mark Mary and Daniel Rabourdin explain some of the amazing parallels between the traditional family dinner and the Holy Mass. Airs 2:30 p.m. ET, Tuesdays; 6:30 p.m. ET, Saturdays.
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 33rd year, is available in over 225 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website, www.ewtn.com, electronic and print news services and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest Catholic media network in the world.
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Source: EWTN Global Catholic Network