EWTN to broadcast unaired episodes of ‘Catholicism’ series

Father Robert Barron
Father Robert Barron

.- Six unaired episodes of Father Robert Barron’s television series “Catholicism” will air on the EWTN Global Catholic Network during the months of November and December.

Fr. Barron, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, visited more than 50 locations in 16 different countries over two years to produce the 10-part documentary about Catholic faith and history.

He tells the story of Catholicism around the world using art, architecture, literature, music and all the riches of Catholic tradition.

"The filming of the ‘Catholicism’ series was one of the most exciting and rewarding periods of my Life,” Fr. Barron said in September. “Our team traveled the globe to capture some of the beauty, truth, and texture of Catholicism.”

Catholic commentator George Weigel has called the series “the most important media project in the history of the Catholic Church in America.”

Episode six, “The Fire of His Love -- Prayer and the Life of the Spirit” was broadcast at 9 p.m. Eastern Time Nov. 16 and will air again at 4 p.m. Dec. 3.

Episode seven, “Happy are We – The Teachings of Jesus” aired at 10 p.m. Nov. 16 and will run again at 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Nov. 19.

Episode eight, “Word Made Flesh, True Bread of Heaven – The Mystery of the Liturgy and the Eucharist,” airs at 11 p.m. Nov. 17, 4 p.m. Nov. 19 and 6 p.m. Dec. 10.

Episode nine, “A Vast Company of Witnesses – The Communion of the Saints” airs at 10 p.m. Nov. 18, 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and 11 p.m. Dec. 11.

The final episode, “World Without End – The Last Things” airs at 11 p.m. Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Nov. 19 and 10 p.m. Dec. 17.

Other episodes aired in over 80 public television markets across the U.S. in Fall 2011.

The website for the series is http://www.catholicismseries.com.

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