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SUNDAY, February 13, 6 a.m.

The little Princess

TURNER’S CLASSIC MOVIES In this 1939 Technicolor drama based on the 1905 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett A little princess, Shirley Temple is a child in London who refuses to believe that her father died during the Second Boer War in South Africa. Arthur Treacher also plays.

SUNDAY February 13, 10 p.m.

EWTN on site

EWTN Speakers at the Cincinnati men’s conference last March included Father Mike Schmitz, EWTN’s own Dr. Ray Guarendi and philanthropic businessman Tony Maas.

SUNDAY February 13, 11:05 p.m.

Modern Wonders: Snack Technology

THE STORY This episode reveals how factories are mass-producing potato chips, pretzels, candy bars, cupcakes, ice cream bars, and ice cream drumsticks. TV-PG.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, February 14-18, 5:30 p.m., 2:30 a.m.

Restored: Dating Stories

EWTN This new series shows Catholics in action at a home for single teenage mothers, a halfway house for ex-prisoners, a full-service poverty alleviation center, a micro-home community for the chronically homeless, and a center equine therapy.

MONDAY-SATURDAY, February 14-19, MONDAY-THURSDAY, February 21-24, 6:00 a.m.

Black and Roman Catholic

EWTN In this 2002 EWTN series, black Catholic converts Noah Lett and Dolores Grier cover the history of African Americans with and in the Church.

WEDNESDAY February 16, 9 p.m.

Nova: the mystery of the great mammoth

PBS This new documentary examines archaeological digs in the South West of England in 2019 and 2020 that found steppe mammoth bones and Neanderthal stone tools at an Ice Age site.

FRIDAY, February 18, 10:30 a.m.

Bernadette: Saint of Lourdes

EWTN On her feast day, this feature spotlights Saint Bernadette Soubirous, the uneducated peasant girl whom the Mother of Christ visited in Lourdes, France, in 1858 and said, “I am the Immaculate Conception.”

SUNDAY February 20, 4 p.m.

field lily

TURNER’S CLASSIC MOVIES “But I tell you, even Solomon in all his splendor was not arrayed like one of these,” Jesus said of the lilies of the field (Matthew 6:29). The adornment of virtue is at the heart of this eminently watchable 1963 comedy-drama about a jack-of-all-trades and the German immigrant sisters he ends up helping. Sidney Poitier and Lilia Skala are the stars. The death of Poitier on January 6 adds emotion.

WEDNESDAY February 23, 8 p.m.

Nature: American horses

PBS This new documentary traces the history of horses in the United States and focuses on Mustangs, Appaloosas, Morgans and Quarter Horses.

SATURDAY February 26, 2:45 p.m.

Gospel Insights

EWTN “Why pay attention to saints? asks this 15-minute episode and responds that the saints know, love and live the gospels – and prove it in their courageous words and deeds.


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