Media guide: September

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Beyond Words with Mark Hart — Sept. 1-2. Watch now to prepare for this weekend’s readings at Mass. Skyline Productions and Life Teen’s Mark Hart team up for this weekly feature on Faith and Life Television.

The Bishop's Hour — 11 a.m. Sept. 3 on 1310AM. Archived shows online. Guests discuss heresy, EWTN and the Knights of Columbus.

“Mass for the Servant of God, Father Vincent Capodanno.” — 6:30-8 p.m. EDT Sept. 4 on EWTN and online. Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services is scheduled to serve as celebrant and homilist at this liturgy memorializing Maryknoll priest and military chaplain Father Vincent R. Capodanno, who was killed while performing last rites for dying soldiers in Vietnam. The Mass will be broadcast live from the crypt church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.

“The Rosary for Kids: Glorious Mysteries” — 4-4:30 p.m. EDT Sept. 5 on EWTN and online. From the Resurrection of Jesus to the crowning of Mary as queen of heaven and earth, this animated program teaches children about the five glorious mysteries of the rosary.

“Paul McCartney's Live Kisses.” — 8-9 p.m. Sept. 7 on PBS. In this “Great Performances” presentation, Paul McCartney and Diana Krall perform a collection of songs beloved by McCartney since childhood (TV-G — general audience). Program details.

“Life on the Rock” (live from Phoenix) — 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 on EWTN and at Phoenix Convention Center. This special live broadcast will take place during EWTN’s Family Celebration. It will feature regularly hosts plus guests including The Desert Nuns in Tonoaph. About the show.

Beyond Words with Mark Hart — Sept. 8-9. Watch now to prepare for this weekend’s readings at Mass. Skyline Productions and Life Teen’s Mark Hart team up for this weekly feature on Faith and Life Television.

“The Year of Faith” — 10-11 p.m. EDT Sept. 9 on EWTN and online. This special, part of the series “EWTN Theology Roundtable,” features Colin Donovan leading a discussion about the Year of Faith (Oct. 11, 2012-Nov. 24, 2013) proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI.

Catholic Answers Live: The Ministry of Sidewalk Counseling — 4-6 p.m. Sept. 12 on 1310AM Immaculate Heart Radio or online. Karen Garnett, executive director of the Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas, oversees nine distinct ministries, a staff of 38 and hundreds of volunteers, will share info and answer questions regarding sidewalk counseling outside of abortion clinics. Read her full bio.

“Reflections on the Mass” — 10-11 p.m. EDT Sept. 14 on EWTN and online. In this episode of the series “EWTN Global Showcase,” well-known speakers including Jesuit Fathers Joseph Fessio and Mitch Pacwa and apologist Scott Hahn share their reflections on the Mass. The program is divided into three segments: “Before the Mass,” “Liturgy of the Word” and “Liturgy of the Eucharist” (TV-G — general audience).

Catholic Answers Live: The New Age Deception — 4-6 p.m. Sept. 26 on 1310AM Immaculate Heart Radio or online. Once a runner-up to Miss California, Sharon Lee Giganti ultimately came to the Catholic Church. Hear her story and advice about the new age deception. Full bio.

Life on the Rock — 7 p.m. Sept. 27 on EWTN and online. Guest is Edel Carrick, a local Catholic young adult with a pro-life story that defies all odds. Re-broadcasts available through Oct. 2. Info.

Films

  • “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” — 7:30-9:45 p.m. EDT Sept. 8 on HBO. The Catholic News Service classification of the theatrical version was A-III — adults. The Motion Picture Association of America rating was PG-13 — parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Review by Catholic News Service.
  • “The Green Mile” — 7-11 p.m. EDT Sept. 10 on AMC. The Catholic News Service classification of the theatrical version was A-III — adults. The Motion Picture Association of America rating was R — restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Review by Decent Films Guide.
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