17 - 18 Nov 2018
Mercy, Justice, Truth and Peace
Save the Dates 17 – 18 November, 2018
This is to inform you of an exciting conference coming up in November.
An Interfaith conference, open to those of all faiths and beliefs and none on November 17 , 10.00am to 4.30pm in the Alumni Auditorium, the Forum, Exeter University.
A Christian based service of worship on November 18 in Exeter. The keynote speaker and preacher is Pádraig Ó Tuama.
(More details on both these events will follow).
Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet, theologian, mediator and peace activist/educator. Since 2014, he has been the leader of the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest and pre–eminent organisation for peace and reconciliation. He grew up in Cork, and after a nomadic, highly creative decade in Switzerland, Australia, Lithuania, Uganda and the Philippines, he settled in Belfast in 2003. With a poet’s interest in storytelling, language, theology and conflict are among the dominant themes referenced in his work.
Pádraig writes poetry and prose, lectures, leads retreats, and is a frequent contributor to religious broadcasting across the British Isles. His published poetry and prose include In the Shelter, Sorry for your Troubles, Readings from the Books of Exile and Discovering the Spirit in the City. He is also a group worker and has worked with groups in Ireland, Britain, the US and Australia