Sr. Marian O’Sullivan, a Dominican sister in the Dominican Ecology Centre in Wicklow Town was host to John Philip Newell a Church Of Scotland Minister from Edinburgh with a particular interest in Celtic Spirituality. Philip was in Wicklow to give a talk to several priests and religious who are on a sabbatical residential course in the Ecology Centre on Celtic Spirituality.
Philip Newell is also the author of “Listening for the Heartbeat of God: A Celtic Spirituality”. He is a very well known teacher of spirituality in the English-speaking world. Formerly Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland, he is now Companion Theologian for the American Spirituality Center of Casa del Sol at Ghost Ranch in the high desert of New Mexico where he and his wife spend their summers. John Philip is very well known for his work in the field of Celtic spirituality, having authored over 15 books, including Christ of the Celts, Praying with the Earth, and his most recent work A New Harmony: the Spirit, the Earth, & the Human Soul. In this piece from the archives, they talk with Conor Deane and Celtic Spirituality.