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'THE PILGRIM FLAME'

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St. Patrick
St. Columba St. Aidan The coming of the Christian faith to
Ireland, Scotland, and the North in three dramatic interludes by D. G. Bridson
Produced in Belfast, Glasgow, and Newcastle by James Mageean , Gordon Gildard , and Cecil McGivern -Directed from Manchester by D. G. Bridson
There are few more stirring or romantic episodes in the history of Britain than the coming of Christianity to these islands, and the figures of the three saints who brought it stand as monuments of patience, perseverance, and endurance.
In the three dramatic interludes of this big programme you will hear first about the life of Saint Patrick in Ireland, secondly about how Saint Columba crossed to the little island of Iona and settled there with his followers, and, thirdly, how Saint Aidan set out from Iona, came to Northumbria, and began from there to Christianise England. These episodes will be rather on the lines of Laurence Housman 's
' Little Plays of St. Francis '. All three interludes will be linked by descriptive and evocative narration.

Contributors

Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: James Mageean
Unknown: Gordon Gildard
Unknown: Cecil McGivern
Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: Saint Patrick
Unknown: Saint Columba
Unknown: Saint Aidan
Unknown: Laurence Housman

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