There will be nine keynote speakers in all. Guests from other countries include Dr. Joann Heaney-Hunter, St John’s University, New York, Fr. Laurence Freeman OSB, Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation, and Ms. Monica Brown, Emmaus Productions, Australia.
We have representatives from the Presbyterian and Anglican Churches in Rev. Dr. Ruth Patterson, Director of Restoration Ministries, and The Most Rev. Dr. Richard Clarke, Bishop of Meath and Kildare. The great spiritual traditions of St. Benedict, St. Francis and St. Ignatius in Ireland are represented by Sr. Briege O’Hare OSC, Faughart Monastery, Fr. Paschal McDonnell OFM, Rossnowlagh Friary, Fr. Gregory Collins OSB, Glenstal Abbey and Rev. Prof. Eamonn Conway, Tuam Diocese.
If you are attending more than one day and are staying over in Armagh, the Armagh City Hotel are giving special rates to all those attending Spiritfest. You must mention Spiritfest when booking.