Late-night liturgy in Christ Church Cathedral, hosted by Pádraig and friends.
Christ Church Cathedral
Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet and theologian, whose work combines interests in language, faith, groupwork, storytelling and conflict resolution. A popular lecturer and retreat leader, Pádraig leads the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. He has published two poetry collections, Readings from the Book of Exile and Sorry For Your Troubles, and is the author of In the Shelter and Daily Prayer from Corrymeela. http://www.padraigotuama.com/
Rachel Mann is a priest, poet, liturgist, music critic and author. She is rector of a parish in Manchester and an honorary canon of Manchester Cathedral where she was poet in residence for eight years. The author of Dazzling Darkness and Fierce Imaginings, her forthcoming book is In the Bleak Midwinter: through Advent with Christina Rossetti. www.rachelmann.co.uk
Mark Oakley is Dean of St John’s College Cambridge and one of the most engaging voices in the church today. Former Chancellor and Residentiary Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral, he is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Kings College London; Visiting Scholar at Sarum College, and a Deputy Priest in Ordinary to HM the Queen. He is an Ambassador for StopHate UK, Patron of Tell MAMA (supporting those affected by anti-Muslim hate crime) and a Trustee of the Civil Liberties Trust. His books, The Collage of God and The Splash of Words have reprinted many times,