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SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
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SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
Sundays 06:05-06:35
Rpt: Sunday 23:30-24:00
Each week the programme examines some of the larger questions of life, taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 13 July 2008
Francis, the Saint whose time has come

Today’s programme was presented by Mike Wooldridge.

The reader was Frank Stirling.

Readings

Reading 1
: ‘St Francis Speaks to Me At A Young Age’ by Vic Coccimiglio. From ‘The Invisible Ladder’, edited by Liz Rosenberg. Published by Henry Holt and Co

Reading 2: ‘Francis to his Followers’ From ‘Letters From Assisi’ by Michael O’Siadhail from the collection to ‘Hail Madam Jazz’ published by Bloodaxe.

Reading 3: ‘The Historic Witness of St. Francis’ from ‘The Spirituality of Nature and the Poor’ by H. Paul Santmire in ‘Tending the Holy’. Published by Morehouse

Music

Music 1:
‘Mirror of Perfection – Canticle of the Creatures’ by Richard Blackford. From the album ‘Mirror of Perfection’ SONY CLASSICAL SK60285

Music 2: ‘Canticles of the Sun And The Moon’ by Anne Dudley. From the album ‘Ancient and Modern’ ECHO ECHCD3.

Music 3: ‘Prayer of St. Francis’ composed by Michael Hurd by Jean Ashworth Bartle and the Toronto Children’s Choir. From the album ‘Come Ye Makers of Song’. MARGUIS CLASSICS

Music 4: ‘Earth Album’ by The Turtles. From the album ‘Turtle Wax: The Best of the Turtles, Volume 2’. RHINO

Music 5: ‘The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace’; composed by Karl Jenkins. Performed by the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. VIRGIN. CDVE956


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