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‘Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer’ to air on PBS television stations, April 23-27

“Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer” a new book and documentary feature film on the prayer, with an unprecedented inner-view of Orthodox monasticism has an abbreviated public TV version playing on over 218 PBS TV stations this week, and especially for Pascha.  The national television broadcasts are partially funded by the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.  The program is distributed by American Public Television.

For a full listing of all PBS station broadcasts and more information, visit, and/or call your local station for dates and times.  Set your DVRs and TiVos!

The HarperOne book, by Dr. Norris J. Chumley with the Foreword by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, is available in bookstores everywhere, or on

The Full-length film is available on DVD at

Selected cities and broadcasts (subject to change – check local listings or call your local PBS station. Full station list at

  • NEW YORK:  WLIW Channel 21, Saturday 4/23 at 5pm
  • WASHINGTON DC:  WHUT Ch. 32, Sunday 4/24 at 9pm and Monday 4/25 at 1am
  • CHICAGO: WYCC Ch. 20.1 and 20.2,  Monday 4/25 at 8pm and Wednesday 4/27 at 12:30
  • LOS ANGELES: KVCR-24 San Bernardino/LA, Sunday  4/24/2011  at 10:30pm
  • ATLANTA:  WGTV-8 Atlanta/Athens GA, on Sunday 4/24/2011 at 12:30 PM
  • INDIANAPOLIS: WFYI-20 Indianapolis IN Sun 4/24/2011 3:00 PM
  • LAS VEGAS: KLVX-10.1 Sunday 4/24/2011 3:30 PM
  • SALT LAKE CITY: KUED-7, Sunday 4/24/2011 12:00 PM
  • SEATTLE: KCTS-9, Sunday 4/24/2011 1:00 PM
  • MILWAUKEE: WMVS-10.1, Saturday 4/23/2011 3:00 PM
  • NEW ORLEANS: WLAE-32.2,  Friday 4/22/2011 at 8:00 AM
  • SHREVEPORT: KLTS  24, Friday 4/22/2011 8:00 AM and Sunday 4/24/2011 at 4:00 PM

If you would like to show the movie at your parish or Church, please contact the producers:

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