With churches closed and the coronavirus lockdown firmly in place, the UK faced a very different Easter in 2020. More and more people were experiencing the sudden loss of a friend or family member. Others feared deeply for vulnerable loved ones. So how does the Easter story of death and resurrection help at this traumatic time, indeed does it help at all? Emily Buchanan talks to two remarkable women who have both survived the sudden loss of their sons. Can their experience enable others to cope better, with the loss of a child or the coronavirus crisis?
This podcast was also broadcast on RTE1, Ireland’s most popular radio network, on April 9th 2020.
Strong and interesting and perfect Good Friday fare.