EWTN will broadcast a weekly Catholic Bible study with well-known personalities


Irondale, AL, Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

In response to continued demand from viewers, EWTN will premiere an all-new weekly Catholic Bible study titled “Scripture and Tradition.” The series, hosted by Scripture scholar Fr. Mitch Pacwa SJ, kicks off at 2 p.m. ET, Tuesday, March 6 (with encores at 10 p.m. ET, Tuesdays and 9 a.m. ET, Wednesdays), and replaces the previous one. Father’s EWTN series “Threshold of Hope”. (Take a look at http://bit.ly/2FkGvfP.)

“I’ve already written a lot of Bible studies organized by theme,” the father said. Mitch. “So we’re going to start with my book, ‘Winning the Battle Against Sin,’ which deals with the biblical teaching on sin and forgiveness. After that, I would like to balance that with my Bible study titled “Saved,” which addresses the topic of salvation. I also did Bible studies on the life of Christ. We will follow his ministry step by step. Another approach I hope to take is to study individual books of the Bible, starting with Isaiah, then Jeremiah and other books of the Bible.

“For more than three decades, Father Mitch Pacwa has been a favorite of EWTN audiences around the world,” said EWTN President and CEO Michael P. Warsaw. “I’m confident our viewers will be excited about this new program which plays to Father Mitch’s strength as a scholar of scripture.”

In addition to all of his hosting duties at EWTN, which include the weekly “EWTN Live,” Fr. Mitch is a prolific writer, with a doctorate in Old Testament from Vanderbilt University, an M. Div. and STB degrees in theology from Loyola University Chicago’s Jesuit School of Theology. Father Mitch previously taught scripture at Loyola as well as at the University of Dallas, and is currently a senior scholar at St. Paul’s Institute of Biblical Studies.

“Father. Mitch will speak about Scripture in the light of Catholic tradition – highlighting early Church documents that shed light on how we understand the Bible,” said EWTN President Doug Keck, who helped to create the show.

Peter Gagnon, Vice President of Programming and Production and Executive Producer S&T, added, “I encourage viewers to visit EWTN’s Facebook page. [www.facebook.com/groups/ewtnbiblestudy] to mail their questions to Fr. Mitch. This will be a big part of the show!

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 36th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 television channels are broadcast in multiple languages ​​24 hours a day, seven days a week to more than 275 million TV households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN platforms also include radio services transmitted via SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio and more than 500 national and international AM and FM radio stations; a global shortwave radio service; the largest Catholic website in the United States; electronic and print news services, including the Catholic News Agency, The National Catholic Register, and several global news services; as well as EWTN Publishing, its book publishing division.



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