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The Leap of Faith Friday 26 April 2019

On the Leap of Faith tonight; the Easter Sunday attacks targeted Christians who make up almost seven per cent of the population in Sri Lanka.  Dr Jude Lal Fernando is Assistant Professor in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin.  His home town is Negombo in Sri Lanka where…
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April 28, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 19 April 2019

‘Creative Passions’ – A Leap of Faith Special for Good Friday, where Michael Comyn and guests discuss how the Easter story has inspired artists – be they musicians, filmmakers, painters or writers – down through the centuries.  Michael is joined by Blánaid Murphy, who’s been Choral Director of the RTE Children’s Choir, Cór na nÓg and is…
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April 23, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 12 April 2019

This week, Sikhs around the world are preparing to celebrate the holiest day of the year, which takes place this Sunday.  Vaisakhi is a festival of great significance for Sikhs because the 10th guru, Guru Gobind Singh, laid down the foundation of Khalsa (the Order of the Pure Ones) on this day in 1699.  Last…
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April 15, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday, April 5 2019

Father Pat Collins, a Dublin priest and exorcist, finds himself inundated almost on a daily basis with phone calls and emails from people who believe they’re battling demonic possession. He believes that the Devil is ever present and it’s essential to find ways of outsmarting Satan at every opportunity.  In his new book ‘Freedom from…
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April 15, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith – Friday 29th of March

On the programme tonight, with over a million visitors every year, The Book of Kells is one of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasures and now the world within its lavishly decorated pages can be explored even further through a new free, online course, developed by Trinity College Dublin. Fáinche Ryan, Director of the Loyola Institute, explains how this magnificent manuscript…
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April 1, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith – Friday 22nd of March 2019

One week since the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand, a demonstration of solidarity with Muslims is set to take place in Dublin. We hear from Ryma Halfaoui, one of the students organising the event, which will take place on Saturday 23rd March at 5 pm, with the Spire in Dublin being the meeting point.…
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March 27, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith – Friday 15th of March

As we look forward to our national holiday this weekend, have you ever wondered about the man ‘Patrick’ and how he has come to represent the essence of our national identity?  Two leading historians Professor Dáibhí Ó Cróinín of NUI Galway and Dr Roy Flechner lecturer in early medieval history at UCD share their respective insights into St. Patrick. March 21st is the Bahá’í New Year and we hear from singer-songwriter…
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March 27, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 8 March 2019

On the Leap of Faith this Friday, as part of International Women’s Day, a multi-faith panel discusses the voice of women in religion. Our panel includes Dr Anne Francis. Anne is a pastoral theologian and practitioner. She is Director of the Galilee Spirituality Centre in Co Roscommon. We are also joined by Canon Ruth Elmes Archdeacon of Ossory and Leighlin…
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March 27, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 1st March 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week, we are joined from Australia by Dr Ben Mathews. Ben is Professor in the School of Law at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and he’s worked extensively in the field of Child Protection.  We also hear from Joe Little RTÉ’s Religious & Social Affairs Correspondent on the implications of this conviction…
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March 27, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 22nd February 2019

Our panel tonight includes Marie Collins, herself a clerical abuse survivor and former advisor to Pope Francis. Fr Joe McDonald, Parish Priest at St.Matthews Ballyfermot in Dublin and author of his book; Why The Irish Church Deserves to Die. Crux Newspaper journalist Christopher White joins us from Rome and Professor Donald Palmer an expert on organisational behaviour examines the culture of institutions that have…
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March 27, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 15th of February 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week,  Jonathan Aitken an Irish-born British former Conservative Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom and a former Cabinet minister speaks to Michael Comyn about his life. Mr Aitken was convicted of perjury and perverting the course of justice in 1999, he received an 18-month prison sentence of which he served seven months. He tells the…
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February 18, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 08th of February 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week, we talk with Jonny Woods and Dr Steve Holmes, Head of the School of Divinity at the University of St.Andrews in Scotland about how Jonny cracked a religious code that has baffled academics for generations. We visit the home of Wei Zhang, his wife Anna Weiwei Gon and their son Lucas in Dublin as they celebrated with their…
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February 9, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday Feburary 1st, 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week, Dr Kelly Fitzgerald from the School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore at UCD talks about St. Brigid as an icon of feminism and how she could challenge St.Patrick for the role of patron saint of Ireland. We meet some of the children from St.Brigid’s Primary School in Kildare who made…
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February 2, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday ​January 25th, 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week, Paddy Monaghan talks about his lifetime commitments to renewal and reconciliation among Christians, his personal gift from the Reverend Ian Paisley, and Paddy’s work with the Alpha course. This is an evangelistic course which seeks to introduce the basics of the Christian faith through a series of talks and discussions. We also meet Aparna Shukla who tells us about the Hindu…
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January 28, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith January 18th, 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week,  as the persecution of people of faith around the world reaches unprecedented levels the programme hears for those who monitor and report on the situation. We are joined by David Turner Director of Church in Chains and Dr.Tim Grose Asst Professor of China Studies, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana in the United States.…
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January 21, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith Friday January 11th

On the Leap of Faith this week, as the Vatican searches for a new Director and Deputy Director of Communications, following resignations in December, the programme looks ahead to the issues that will face their replacements we talk with Paddy Agnew in Rome and freelance journalist and contributor to the Irish Independent, Sarah McDonald. As parts of…
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January 10, 2019 0

The Leap of Faith January 4th, 2019

On the Leap of Faith this week, that was the year that was! We listen back to the many diverse voices that featured on the programme in 2018 recalling events from the visit of Pope Francis, the clergymen who are fathers of international rugby players, lessons from the Glencree Centre for peace and reconciliation and a…
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January 21, 2019 0

The Christmas Day Leap of Faith December 25th

On the Christmas Leap of Faith, our panel comes together to capture the Spirit of Christmas 2018, each brings gifts inspired by a conversation we had on The Leap of Faith earlier this year, revealing seven spiritual practices, proven to deliver mental health benefits for people of all faiths and none.  These gifts range from…
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December 24, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday December 21st

On the Leap of Faith this week, psychotherapist, musician and singer Deirdre Ni Chinnéide, will be playing her music and sharing an insight into her Celtic spirituality.  Deirdre plays music from her album Celtic Passage on tonight’s programme. Sli Aonghusa is a retreat centre on the beautiful Aran Islands run by Deirdre Ní Chinnéide.  During the programme at…
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December 21, 2018 0

The Leap Of Faith – 14th December 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, the IBU is the umbrella association of Buddhist Sanghas and organisations in Ireland, their goal is to bring Buddhist ideas and principles into Irish society. We talk with union President Rev Myozan Kodo Kilroy of Zen Buddhism Ireland.  Details at https://ibu.ie/  Also on the programme this week,  Dr.Kevin Hargaden…
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December 16, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 7 December 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, Michael Comyn’s guest is Galway Historian Catherine Corless. This Friday, December 7th she will be awarded an honorary degree at Trinity College Dublin in recognition of her work. Spending her spare time searching records in libraries, churches and council offices, she uncovered that 796 children died in the…
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December 12, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 30 November 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, two different generations and their faith. We meet Fadilah Salawu, she’s sixteen, a Muslim and the first black head girl in her school. She also represented Ireland on the committee for human rights within the European Youth Parliament.  She shares her insight into being a very visible person…
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December 6, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 23 November 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, he was once a government minister now he ministers to a new congregation, the Reverend Trevor Sargent is a newly ordained Priest, and he joins us to talk about the motivations that have taken him on this particular route of pastoral care.  We also speak with Fr.Pat Collins C.M.…
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December 6, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday November 16th.

On the Leap of Faith this week, ahead of German Remembrance Day this Sunday, November 18th, which commemorates victims of war and violence, we visit the German Military Cemetry with guide Frank Tracey. Barbara Walsh from the Glencree Peace and Reconciliation Centre joins us to talk about how faith can influence forgiveness and how competitive outrage…
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November 13, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday November 9th

On the Leap of Faith this week author, preacher and photographer Helena Connolly talks about her search for perfect places to pray and how she’s captured them in her new book Prayerful Ireland. On November 11, 1918, world leaders signed the Armistice, ending World War I and its four years of bloody conflict. We go…
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November 11, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 2 November 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, our guests include Sister Stanislaus Kennedy, an active campaigner for social justice who talks about The Sanctuary in Dublin’s Stanhope Street. She also introduces the idea of lay people following the “hours”, prayers and reflections used by those in monastic life to mark their day. We also hear…
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November 6, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 26th October 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, our guests include author John Scally who in his latest book Beautiful Thoughts for Beautiful Minds, helps us to see the joy in life. He shares the lighthearted, fun side of religion and personal thoughts of notable people like Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, and others and we meet Patrick Ussher who shares memories of…
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November 6, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday October 19th

On the Leap of Faith this week, our guests include the Reverend Julian Hamilton Methodist Chaplain at TCD. He is co-founder of The Good Summit, which is a speaker and networking event, bringing together would-be change-makers from a variety of backgrounds, all committed to building a better and fairer society. Julian tells us about the event and…
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November 6, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 12 October 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, ahead of the World Premiere of Aifreann in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral at 11.00 am on Sunday, 14th October 2018 we meet the composer of this new mass in Irish, one of the commissioners of the composition and the director of the choirs that will perform it. Our guests are Composer…
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October 12, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 5 October 2018

On tonight’s programme, we join Dr Gerard Gillen at the organ of the Pro-Cathedral in Dublin as he recounts his 42 years as Titular Organists there. At a Mass last Sunday, attended by President Michael D Higgins and celebrated by Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, Prof Gillen played for the last time formally, accompanying the Palestrina Choir as they sang…
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October 12, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 28 September 2018

Artificial Intelligence is considered by some as the greatest threat to religion since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of the Species.  On tonight’s programme, as robots and AI enter our homes and our lives we explore the ethics that govern their interactions with us and how the human creation of such intelligence fits into…
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October 12, 2018 0

Leap of Faith Friday 21 September 2018

Four weeks after the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland, The Leap of Faith returns to it’s regular Friday slot with journalists Sarah McDonald, Patsy McGarry, and Joe Little in studio with presenter Michael Comyn to review the impact of that visit. Following on from the Pope’s 36-hour visit has anything changed and what can the…
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October 12, 2018 0

A Leap of Faith Special – The Arrival of Pope Francis

Join Michael Comyn with a guest panel from 10.00am as they set to scene for the arrival of Pope Francis to Ireland. With reporters at the airport, & on the Papal flight, the programme will reflect the issues around the Pope’s visit & the impact of the visit for the Catholic Church in Ireland. Listen back…
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August 27, 2018 0

Late Date RTE Radio 1

Late Date July 26th 23:00 to 02:00 am About The Show It might be winding down time in Ireland, but thanks to the web, Late Date has an audience all over the world! So whether the phones have stopped ringing in your part of the planet or not there’s always room for a quality music…
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August 2, 2018 0

Late Date RTE Radio 1

Late Date July 25th 23:00 to 02:00am About The Show It might be winding down time in Ireland, but thanks to the web, Late Date has an audience all over the world! So whether the phones have stopped ringing in your part of the planet or not there’s always room for a quality music mix…
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August 2, 2018 0

The Final in the Current Series of The Leap of Faith

On the Leap of Faith this week, in the final programme in the current series, we hear from Elma Walsh, the mother of Donal Walsh the young 16-year old Kerry teenager who died five years ago of cancer. His appearance on RTE Television weeks before his death inspired teenagers and adults with his appeal that suicide…
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April 30, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday April 20th, 2018

As farmers across Ireland continue to face increased pressures as a result of the above average wet winter weather, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Rt. Rev. Dr Noble McNeely wrote to ministers asking them to remember farming communities in prayer at church services over the weekend. As temperatures soar this weekend, were…
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April 22, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday April 13th, 2018

On The Leap of Faith, the strength of human spirit has been a regular theme –  occasionally that spirit is tested, especially true when addiction change lives. On tonight’s programme, we hear of a centre that has as it’s mission, a range of solutions to life-controlling addiction. Tiglin in County Wicklow has for ten years operated under…
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April 22, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday April 6th, 2018

Dr.Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying (1969), where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief. On The Leap of Faith this week, April 6th, we talk about her work and her approach to the end…
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April 3, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Good Friday Afternoon March 30th.

On the Leap of Faith this Good Friday; Asylum seeker Ellie Kisyombe is in the system of Direct Provision and while not allowed to work is allowed to volunteer and her energy goes into a project called Our Table. For the last five weeks, they’ve operated a pop-up cafe on the grounds of Christ Church…
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March 29, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday March 23rd, 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week; Fifty years ago John and the late Kay O’Loughlin-Kennedy called a meeting to talk about the developing famine behind a military blockade in Biafra. Unexpectedly, 40 people crowded into an apartment at Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, on March 19th, 1968. Those present were deeply moved by first-hand accounts of…
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March 23, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith Friday March 16th, 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week; following on from the recent speech in Rome by former President Mary McAleese and her subsequent interview on Today with Sean O’Rourke, we hear from Professor Siobhán Garrigan,  Loyola Chair of Theology, Head of School – Religions, Peace Studies and Theology and Dr.Mary McCaughey, Theologian and Academic Executive…
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March 17, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith March 9th, 2018

  On the Leap of Faith this week, Dr David Shepherd from the Loyola Institute in Trinity College Dublin joins us to add his insight to a film due out next week (March 16th) on the life of Mary Magdalene. It stars Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix and offers a revisionist view of the apostles’…
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March 17, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith – March 2nd, 2018

  On the Leap of Faith this week, another opportunity to hear a programme first broadcast on Good Friday last year and subsequently nominated for the prestigious Jerusalem Awards.  Michael Comyn and guests, Prof Zuleika Rodgers, Rev. Prof Seamus O’Connell and Dr Anne Thurston question whether and why Jesus had to die. What if Pilate…
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March 17, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith February 23rd, 2018

On the Leap of Faith this week, we talk with Fr.Alan Hilliard, Chaplain at Dublin Institute of Technology and author of Dipping into Lent a new guide to creating a personal retreat over the 40 days before Easter. We’ll hear of a novel Lenten event run by the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality and Culture in…
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March 17, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith February 16th

The Leap Of Faith On the Leap of Faith this week, television personality and broadcaster Norah Casey talks about Lent, Faith and self esteem and her support of the World Meeting of Families in 2018. This week Norah Casey was also awarded the Philanthropist of the Year Award.  Norah was acknowledged for her significant support for a number…
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February 19, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith February 2nd.

The Leap Of Faith On the Leap of Faith this week (February 2nd), the relationship between psychotherapy and religion. We talk with Dublin Psychotherapist Dr Mary Stefanazzi who recently completed a PhD on the dialogue between Victor White (Theologian) and Carl Jung (Analytical Psychology) on the frontier between Theology and Psychology. This week is World Interfaith Harmony Week…
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February 19, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith January 26th

The Leap of Faith On the Leap of Faith, this week we talk with Fr.James Good now aged 94, who in 1968 lost his right to preach in the Cork dioceses when he expressed his objections to Humanae Vitae Pope Paul VI, encyclical on contraception.  Celebrating 70 years this year as a priest he shares how he took the decision to speak…
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February 19, 2018 0

The Leap Of Faith January 19th

The Leap of Faith On the Leap of Faith, this week (19th January) have you ever been inspired by the preacher at a religious service or do you seek out one that is renowned for their brevity? We explore the art, craft and skill of great preachers with the Reverend Canon Dr Maurice Elliott Director…
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February 19, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith January 12th.

On the Leap of Faith this week, Fr Tim Bartlett, Secretary General of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin this August, talk about the possibility of the attendance of Pope Francis at the event in August.  Sunday January 14th is the Hindu Festival of Makar Sankranti, Kites, Sweets and family activities are in store for some…
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January 18, 2018 0

The Leap of Faith January 5th

On the Leap of Faith, this week they take a look back of some of the highlights of the programme over the last year and revisit the topics and guests that engaged the audience in 2017. Listen back to the programme here Email the programme at faith@rte.ie.  


January 3, 2018 0

The Christmas Leap Of Faith

On the Christmas Leap of Faith, our panel comes together to capture the Spirit of Christmas 2017 with music and conversation. Joining us are Bibi Baskin, Fr.Bryan Shortall, Alice Leahy of the Alice Leahy Trust, Prof Roja Fazaeli Islamic Scholar from Trinity College Dublin and leading expert on the life of Jesus Prof Helen Bond…
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December 28, 2017 0

The Leap of Faith Friday December 15th, 2017

On the Leap of Faith this week, 15th December, the unique style of artist Harry Clarke and in particular two windows constructed by him in St Joseph’s Church, Terenure, The Annunciation and  The Coronation of the Virgin Glory.  We talk with husband and wife team Ken and Murial Ryan from Abbey Stained Glass Studios, about…
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December 16, 2017 0

Leap of Faith 8th Dec 2017

On the Leap of Faith this week, All Things Bright and Beautiful, A Green Hill Far Away and Once in Royal David’s City – three well-known hymns but what about their Dublin born author? We hear from The Very Revd Dr. William Morton on the life of Cecil Frances Alexander and Midlands Priest Fr.Paddy Byrne,…
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December 16, 2017 0

Leap of Faith 1st Dec 2017

Christians need to see the New Testament through the lens of the Jews who wrote it – Professor Amy Jill Levine takes on the parables of the Bible, and should Christians claim back the word Christmas – Fr Desmond O’Donnell says they should. Listen to the programme here


December 16, 2017 0

The Leap of Faith November 24th

On the Leap of Faith this week, November 30th is the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift and we visit St.Patricks Cathedral and the surrounding streets to hear the story of this famous 18th-century satirist and clergyman.  https://jonathanswiftfestival.ie/ This year is also the 200th anniversary of Bahá’u’lláh the founder of the Bahá’í Faith…
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November 27, 2017 0

The Leap of Faith November 17th

  As the countdown to Christmas continues we have two things on our mind, money and evil. We meet author Martina Lehane Sheehan who in a response to the commercial activity of Black Friday has organised Bright Friday. Monks, musicians, poets and mindfulness practitioners will hold a free day of calm and reflection in opposition…
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November 19, 2017 0

The Leap of Faith November 3rd

On the Leap of Faith tonight November 3rd, one hundred years ago this week, the Balfour Declaration, a 67 word, public statement was issued by the British government during World War 1. It announced support for a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. We explore the historical context of the letter and how its…
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November 19, 2017 0

The Leap Of Faith Friday October 27th, 2017

On the Leap of Faith this week, as the 500th-anniversary approaches of the publishing of his 95 theses, by Martin Luther in Wittenburg … we’ve gathered a panel to learn more about this German Augustinian Monk and to discuss the implications of his actions on us today. On the panel, the Rev. Dr Martyn Cowan…
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October 31, 2017 0

The Leap Of Faith Friday October 20th, 2017

On the Leap of Faith this week; psychiatry, mental health and faith. We talk with Professor Jim Lucey, Medical Director, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin who was, with former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, one of the first Lay Canons to be installed at Christ Church…
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October 31, 2017 0

The Leap Of Faith October 13th, 2017

Pinky Lilani CBE DL has been recognised as one of Britain’s most entrepreneurial leaders. A Muslim woman educated by Loretto Nuns in Calcutta she moved to Britain in 1978 in a semi-arranged marriage. Now a promoter of several awards recognising Asian women she talks food and faith on this weeks programme. Also on the Leap…
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October 31, 2017 0

Leap of Faith Friday 6th October 2017

Michael Comyn talks to six married men who were ordained as Permanent Deacons in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cloyne on 24 September. They talk about their new roles, the challenges they face in living their faith publicly and their expectations for the future of the Catholic Church in their Diocese. LISTEN TO THE PROGRAMME…
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October 31, 2017 0

Leap of Faith Friday 29th September 2017

On the Leap of Faith this week, as the programme returns to Friday evenings we ask does religion cause war and conflict and divide us rather than acting as a unifying force.  Joining Michael Comyn this week areBarbara Walsh Chair of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation,  Colm O’Gorman Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland…
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October 31, 2017 0

The Leap of Faith RTE Radio One

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 will…
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May 9, 2017 0

Getting to present even more on RTE Lyric FM

Weekend Drive for Evelyn Grant Some of the world’s best music played by the finest musicians, familiar favourites and new releases. Plus news and traffic updates this weekend presented by Michael Comyn. Listen to Saturday, October 7th here Listen to Sunday, October 8th here Aedín Gormley’s Sunday Matinee Music for your Sunday afternoon featuring live…
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October 15, 2017 0

Summer on RTE Radio 2017

  Presenting Radio 1 Replay, Highlights of today’s programmes on RTE Radio 1   Radio 1 Replay Thursday, Aug 24th, 2017   Join Michael Comyn as he takes the chill out of your early mornings with music, news, weather and travel updates while Marty Whelan is away. Filling in on Evelyn Grant’s Weekend Drive Listen to…
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July 10, 2017 0

The Leap of Faith Friday 12 May 2017

On the Leap of Faith this week, in the last programme in the current series we hear from David Dunlea of Jehovah’s Witnesses Ireland and their reaction to the decision of the Russian Supreme Court that the Jehovah’s Witnesses organisation should be closed down and no longer allowed to operate legally in Russia. We’ll also hear from Fr. Roy Donovan spokesperson…
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May 18, 2017 0

Friday, May 5th.

Listen to the programme  On the Leap of Faith this Friday evening – Ireland’s social contract is broken and according to Dr Sean Healy of Social Justice Ireland, the legitimate expectations of citizens are not being met. Saturday, May 13th sees the first ever Beatification ceremony to be held in Ireland, when Jesuit Fr John Sullivan…
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May 9, 2017 0

Friday, April 28th.

Listen to the programme On the Leap of Faith tonight Dr Anthony Campolo, once the spiritual advisor to President Bill Clinton is the subject of a new film by Irish based filmmaker Greg Fromholz. The film Divine Dissatisfaction premieres on May 8th. We talk with Dr. Campolo about his work with the Red Letter Christian…
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May 9, 2017 0

Friday, April 21st.

Listen to the programme  On the Leap of Faith this week; is there a Christian influence on the music of U2? We talk with Presbyterian Minister the Reverend Steve Stockman from Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast and author of Walk on, The Spiritual Journey of U2. Thirty years on from The Joshua Tree Tour, Steve…
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May 9, 2017 0

Good Friday April 14th

Tonight, Michael Comyn and guests, Prof Zuleika Rodgers, Rev. Prof Seamus O’Connell and Dr Anne Thurston question whether and why Jesus had to die. What if Pilate had released him? Listen to the programme here


May 9, 2017 0

Shortlisted for the Jerusalem Awards

The Leap of Faith has been shortlisted for the 2017 Jerusalem Awards in October this year.  Listen to our entry here GOOD FRIDAY Did Jesus Have to Die? – RTÉ Radio One Winner – Good Friday Meditation – BBC Radio 4     The Jerusalem Awards promotes Christian involvement in broadcasting. Some of our past winners are very…
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August 14, 2017 0