Days 1–4: Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 February




Eric Milner-White

Eric Milner-White OGS, CBE, DSO (1884–1963) was a English Anglican priest, academic, and decorated military chaplain. After war service as a chaplain he returned to Cambridge as Dean and a Fellow of King's College. He was a founder of the Oratory of the Good Shepherd and the order's superior from 1923 to 1938. During his time at King's College, Milner-White introduced the Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. This was first broadcast in 1928 and is now a tradition world wide. Milner-White published several fine books of prayers. Those chosen here for the first week of Lent are from My God My Glory: Aspirations, Acts and Prayers on the Desire for God. London: 1954.

Contemporary Ukrainian Art

Each of the weeks in this calendar will show a theme depicted in contemporary Ukrainian art, or the work of a selected Ukrainian artist. The four days of this first week show works by Вгтаnій Федоренко [Vitalii Fedorenko].


Music for this first week is by Sir James Loy MacMillan, Kt, CBE (1959– ), Scottish composer and conductor.