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(Episode on the arts BBC One Sun)
THE QUEST FOR SHAKESPEARE
EWTN Sun 16 Feb 9 am, also Fri 21 Feb 5 pm
HIS FATHER'S WILL - Popular biographer Joseph Pearce continues his quest for the real Shakespeare with a look at the evidence that he was raised in a staunchly Catholic home.
RTE 1 Sun 16 Feb 10.10 am
The Wrong Shape – A apparent suicide case may in fact be murder!
Songs of Praise
BBC 1 Sun 16 Feb 1.15 pm
Sacred Inspiration - Katherine Jenkins explores sacred inspiration at St Mary’s Kempley in Gloucestershire, home of unique 12th-century Bible paintings. Historian Dr Michael Carter explains their origins and expert Rachel Turnbull reveals the remarkable close-up detail. Katherine also hears about the Chapel of Our Lady in the Crag in North Yorkshire, a tiny space carved into a rock, which has become a place of pilgrimage for many Catholic visitors. JB Gill visits Bloomsbury Baptist Church in London, designed with unusually impressive architecture. He reveals its legacy of sacred music-making and progressive Christian faith. Katherine then meets PJ Crook, celebrated artist to the rock and pop world, who now uses prayer to inspire her paintings, including a beautiful altarpiece she has created for her home church in Gloucestershire.
JOHN DECHIARO PRESENTS: PEACE
EWTN Mon 17 Feb 6:00 AM
Enjoy the beautiful sounds of classical guitar, performed by John DeChiaro.
EWTN Mon 17 Feb 6:30 AM
Music from the Carlow Choir of Alexandria, Louisiana. The group performs in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland.