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Songs of Praise


Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sean Fletcher finds out how Greek Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany, and the Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin explains its meaning. In Durham, Christian astronomer the Rev Professor David Wilkinson talks to the Rev Kate Bottley about the scientific theories behind the star of Bethlehem. And in Coventry, at a baby baptism service in the Greek Orthodox tradition, a member of the congregation explains why baptism is so important to their faith. Hymns come from around the UK on the theme of Epiphany.

O Worship the Lord from St Michael's Southampton
Brightest and Best from Church of St Cross, Winchester
Be Still for the Presence of the Lord from St Elisabeth's Church, Reddish
Indescribable from Holy Trinity Platt, Manchester
Lord I Lift Your Name on High from LSO St Lukes London
Shine Jesus Shine with Graham Kendrick from St David's Exeter
All Night Vigil performed by Katie Melua and Gori Women's Choir. Show less


Sean Fletcher
Kate Bottley
Executive Producer:
Cat Lewis
Executive Producer:
Emyr Afan
Series Producer:
Matthew Napier
Production Company:
Avanti Media

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