What does Mary, the mother of Jesus have to do with Greenbelt? Are doctrines such as the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption of Mary examples of the Roman Catholic fear of sex and deification of this extraordinary woman? Or can they mean something more? This talk will explore these questions using stories, theology, anecdote and poetry.
Pádraig lives in Belfast where he works with the Irish Peace Centres. He writes poetry for oral archiving projects. He has worked with the Corrymeela Community and the Irish Peace Centres in writing poetry to represent people’s experiences of life, troubles and hope.