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BBC Radio Ulster Morning Service reflects on the early life of Queen Elizabeth II

In the course of his address for BBC Radio Ulster’s Morning Service, at St Columba’s, Knock, this morning (11th September), Archbishop John McDowell reflected on the birth and early life of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

The celebrant at the sung Service of Holy Communion was the Rector, Canon John Auchmuty.  The parish organist and choral director is Dr Joe McKee, who led St Columba’s Cantors in singing, and the guest organist was Mr Graeme McCullough.

You are welcome to listen back to the service on the BBC website at this link over the coming weeks.

Princess Elizabeth with Queen Mary and Princess Margaret on a tour of London's dockyard area, May 1939. Photo credit: Library and Archives Canada.
Princess Elizabeth with Queen Mary and Princess Margaret on a tour of London's dockyard area, May 1939. Photo credit: Library and Archives Canada.

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