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15/03/2015

For Mothering Sunday, Diane Louise Jordan meets a mother who chose to adopt rather than have biological children. Plus a performance of Danny Boy from Celtic Woman.

For Mothering Sunday, Diane Louise Jordan meets a mother who chose to adopt rather than have biological children, and as we approach St Patrick's Day we hear from Eamon Martin - the Archbishop of Armagh and spiritual leader of Catholics in Ireland. Plus a wonderful performance of Danny Boy from Celtic Woman.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 Mar 2015 17:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Conrad Kocher

    For The Beauty Of The Earth

    Performer: The Choir and Congregation of St Killian's College. Music Arranger: Jonathan Rea. Lyricist: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint.

    Tune: Dix, Composer: Conrad Kocher

  • Basil Harwood

    Our Father God In Heaven

    Performer: The Choir and Congregation of St Alban's Church, Bristol. Conductor: David Ogden. Music Arranger: David Ogden. Lyricist: Trad..

    Tune: Thornbury, Composer: Basil Harwood

  • Trad.

    Danny Boy

    Performer: Celtic Woman. Featured Artist: Susan McFadden. Featured Artist: Lynn Hilary. Featured Artist: Máiréad Carlin. Featured Artist: Máiréad Nesbitt. Music Arranger: David Downes. Lyricist: Frederick Edward Weatherly.

    Tune: Londonderry Air, Composer: Traditional

  • Eddie Holland

    How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

    Performer: The Overtones. Composer: Lamont Dozier. Composer: Brian Holland. Lyricist: Harry Tobias. Lyricist: Joey Cooper. Lyricist: Barton Music Corp.

    Composer: Edward Holland Jnr, Lamont Herbert Dozier, Brain Holland

  • Paul Baloche

    Open The Eyes Of My Heart Lord

    Performer: The Choir and Congregation of Ruach City Church, Brixton. Music Arranger: Nicky Brown. Lyricist: Paul Baloche.

    Composer: Paul Baloche

  • Johann Crüger

    Now Thank We All Our God

    Performer: The Choir and Congregation of Warwick Road United Reformed Church, Coventry. Music Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright. Lyricist: Martin Rinkart. Lyricist: Catherine Winkworth.

    Tune: Nun Danket, Composer: Johann Cruger

Music

  • For The Beauty Of The Earth performed by the choir and congregation of St Killian's College

  • Our Father God In Heaven performed by the choir and congregation of St Alban's Church, Bristol

  • Danny Boy performed by Celtic Woman at Rathmore Grammar School

  • How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You performed by The Overtones at Warwick Road United Reformed Church, Coventry

  • Open The Eyes Of My Heart Lord performed by the choir and congregation of Ruach City Church, Brixton

  • Now Thank We All Our God  performed by the choir and congregatio of Warwick Road United Reformed Church, Coventry

Stories

Adoption
Diane Louise Jordan meets Krish Kandiah the founder of Home For Good. The charity works alongside churches to encourage families to provide loving homes for children currently in care. 



Archbishop of Armagh

Archbishop Eamon Martin was born in Derry in 1961.  He has six sisters and five brothers.  At school Eamon developed a great interest in singing and later playing the trombone!  He studied for the priesthood at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth during which time he took degrees in Mathematical Science and Theology.  His postgraduate studies were at Queen’s University Belfast, the Institute of Education in London and the University of Cambridge.

On 18th January 2013 it was announced that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI had appointed Monsignor Eamon as Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh.  He was installed as The Most Reverend Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh on 8th September, 2014.



The Overtones
To celebrate Mothering Sunday Claire McCollum enjoys afternoon tea with The Overtones… and their mums. The Overtones are a five piece vocal harmony group who enjoy covering hits from the fifties to the eighties from artists such as The Drifters, Al Green, Marvin Gaye and The Temptations. They’ve found time to give thanks to their mothers for their influence and help on this special day.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Diane Louise Jordan
Presenter Claire McCollum
Interviewed Guest Eamon Martin
Music Group Celtic Woman
Series Producer Matthew Napier
Executive Producer Dave Stanford

Broadcast

  • Sun 15 Mar 2015 17:00