The Leap of Faith

The Leap of Faith

Friday Evening, 10.03 pm RTE Radio 1

The Leap of Faith Friday 25 December 2020

A Christmas Leap Of Faith

A Christmas Leap Of Faith

Michael Comyn offers a festive mix of warmth, music, inspiration and humour in the company of a variety of duly socially distanced guests.

The Leap of Faith Christmas Special

Michael Comyn is joined for a festive Christmas Special this morning by a host of guests and performers.

Reverend Chris Kennedy (Minister at Dun Laoghaire Presbyterian Church, Co Dublin), Alice Leahy (founder of 'Trust' in Dublin - a Befriending Social and Health Service for People who are Homeless), Sister Colette of the Poor Clares, Galway, Dr Sinead McCoole, author and historian; Margaret Sleator, lay chaplain at the Mater Hospital in Dublin and Ellen Coyne (journalist at the Irish Independent and author of the recently published book 'Are you there, God?  It's me, Ellen.' 

Alice Leahy (founder of 'Trust' in Dublin - a Befriending Social and Health Service for People who are Homeless)

The Mornington Singers are Aideen Rickard, Nicola O'Donoghue, Alexander Jolk and Philip Shields.  The Choral Director is Orla Flanagan.

The Palestrina Choir and St Mary's Pro-Cathedral girls' choir, with Choral Director, Blanaid Murphy

About the Show

In a programme for people of all faiths and none, Michael talks with those whose life experiences cause them to call on their beliefs, as he seeks to discover what religion does for people - and occasionally to them.

With regular updates from across the world’s faiths and from those that hold them, this is a thought-provoking 30 minutes of radio.

The programme is produced by Sheila O'Callaghan, the commissioning editor of the series is Roger Childs.

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Presenter: Michael Comyn

Broadcast Coordinator: Jarlath Holland

Producer: Sheila O'Callaghan

Commissioning Editor: Roger Childs

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