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/
Doug Gay provided one of the most unforgettable moments of the 2017 Festival of Preaching with his heart-stopping sermon on Mary of Bethany. A lecturer in practical theology, liturgy and homiletics at the University of Glasgow, and a songwriter, we’re delighted he is joining us again. Since last time, his excellent God Be In My Mouth: 40 Ways to Grow as a Preacher has been published.
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