Friday, February 25, 2011
March and Lent Programming Will Include James Dean, Servant of God Fulton Sheen, and Pope Benedict on CatholicTV
Lent begins on March 9th (Ash Wednesday) with Masses all day. It also marks the beginning of special Lenten programming on CatholicTV available via www.CatholicTV.com/Lent.March programming will include “Hill Number One”, the film in which James Dean made his film debut.
The Lenten programming will also include programs starring Fulton Sheen. Coverage of Vatican events with Pope Benedict XVI will also be a part of the Lent and Holy Week on CatholicTV.
This Lenten programming can be seen via live stream at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV cable outlets.
Programming Highlights For Lent and Easter include (all times Eastern):
Ash Wednesday Mass with Pope Benedict XVI- March 9th at noon & 8PM
Hill Number One- A respectful interpretation of what might have happened among Jesus' followers in the three days before the crucifixion. James Dean plays the role of “John”. March 7th at 10:30PM
Fulton Sheen: The Psychology of the Irish. March 17th 12:30 PM & 9:00 PM
Lenten Musical Concert with Catholic Singer Tajci- Tajci sings about the crucifixion along with cellist Janel Leppin and singer Sanya Mateyas. During the week starting April 11th: Monday 12:00 PM Wednesday 5:00 AM Friday 8:00 AM Sunday 10:30 PM
A Path to Glory- Msgr. Zenz from the Archdiocese of Detroit hosts this series presenting each Sunday Gospel for Lent portrayed by actors, followed by a theological reflection. Wednesday 2:30 PM Saturday 3:30AM
Stations of the Cross- From the CatholicTV chapel on Fridays at 6AM, noon, 6PM
Lenten Reflections from Father Reed- Father Reed shares reflections based on the book “A Lenten Journey with Jesus Christ and St. Therese of Lisieux.” A different reflection every day at 11 a.m., after the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and evening Mass as well as during Blink throughout the week.
“Living Lent” reflections by Father Warren Savage of the Diocese of Springfield (MA) based on his book “ Mindful Mediations for Everyday of Lent”. These will air every day during Lent right before the evening Rosary at 6:30PM.
The Fifth Gospel: The Land and Sea of Galilee-Filmed in the Holy Land, narrated by Mike Farrell, the Fifth Gospel connects viewers to the locations where Jesus lived and taught. During the week starting April 4th: Friday 9:30 PM-10:30 PM Saturday 1:00- 2:00 PM