Patriotic programs to watch this weekend | National Catholic Register

MONDAY, July 4, 11 a.m.


MONDAY July 4, 8 p.m., live

A fourth of the Capitol

PBS On the 246th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence, country music star Mickey Guyton hosts this 42nd annual PBS patriotic show. The traditional fireworks show concludes the show. Rebroadcast at 9:30 p.m.

WEEKDAYS, 6 p.m. live, 9 p.m.

EWTN News every night

EWTN With a clear Catholic lens, Tracy Sabol anchors the news, and Owen Jensen, Erik Rosales and Colm Flynn report from the White House, Capitol Hill and Rome, respectively.

WEDNESDAY July 6, 3:30 p.m.

Outfield Angels

TURNER’S CLASSIC MOVIES In this heartwarming and ever-watchable fantasy baseball classic from 1951, little Donna Corcoran is a Catholic orphan whose faith, innocence and prayers bless all around her and bring angelic help to her beloved Pirates. of Pittsburgh and their crisp manager. Janet Leigh, Paul Douglas, Bruce Bennett and Spring Byington also star.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY July 6-7, 1 p.m., 11:30 p.m.

women of grace

EWTN While discussing the topic “Help for the Anxious: How to Overcome the Struggle,” host Johnnette Benkovic Williams provides spiritual encouragement and guidance. TV-PG.

THURSDAY, 10 p.m.

EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

EWTN Host Prudence Robertson and her guests provide strong pro-life perspectives on the latest news related to the right to life and abortion. TV-PG. (Broadcast at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.)

FRIDAY, July 8, 4 a.m.

Web of Faith 2.0

EWTN In this new episode, “Praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory,” Fathers Ken Brighenti and John Trigilio explain purgatory and highlight the urgency of praying for our relatives and friends and all souls and holding masses for them. Rebroadcast at 11 p.m. on Saturday.

FRIDAY July 8, 10 p.m.

American anthems: four-legged soldier

PBS Multi-gender singing duo Michael and Tanya Trotter, a husband and wife who star in The War and Treaty, visit veteran Jason Johnson, whose Project K-9 Hero rehabilitates and rehoms military and police dogs at the retirement. They compose and sing a ballad, four legged soldierto greet Johnson and his trusty furry charges.

FRIDAY, 8 p.m.; SUNDAY, 11 a.m.

EWTN News In-Depth

EWTN In this 60-minute show, host Montse Alvarado and her guests report on news, issues and events from around the world and provide in-depth Catholic analysis.

SATURDAY July 9, 8 p.m.

Chiara Lubich: Love Conquers All

EWTN This film highlights the charismatic founder of the Focolare movement, who chose love as the compass of life.


SUNDAY July 17, 8:30 p.m.

Catholics go home

EWTN Brad and Helen Young share how God helped them get sober as they entered the Church.