Bishop speaking in Cathedral in open air   Man playing guitar      



Bishop John Keenan

John Keenan is the bishop of the Diocese of Paisley in Scotland. His appointment by Pope Francis was announced on 8 February 2014. He is the fifth Bishop of Paisley.

Fr Chris Thomas

Fr Chris Thomas was born in Liverpool in 1960 and was ordained priest in 1985. He has been a full-time youth chaplain, a university chaplain, a parish priest and is now the director of the Irenaeus Project. Chris has spoken at conferences in England, Scotland, Ireland and mainland Europe. He is a trustee of CREW trust [Catholic Renewal in England and Wales] and is a regular contributor to Good News magazine where he part of the editorial committee. He is on the executive of the Catholic Spirituality Network and is a core team member of Harvesters Men’s Network.

Gary and Danella Stephens

Gary is leader of the Prince of Peace Community and the ‘New Dawn in the Church’ Catholic Pilgrimage Conference in Walsingham. Gary will be speaking on the Holy Spirit on Monday evening. Gary’s daughter Daniella, is 24 years old and is a graduate from the Maryvale Institute with a First Class (Hons) Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity and has a heart for evangelisation. On Friday Daniella will be speaking on evangelisation.


Some of the many comments given to us by our delegates.