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Phil Dunne

MA, LGSM is an experienced tutor in English literature, who has worked with students of all ages & abilities.


Ruzica Ruane

Qualified native German speaker. Many years’ experience of teaching German to adults and students.

Sabine Schratz

Sabine Schratz OP

Dr. theol. (University of Münster), MA Medieval and Modern History, is director of Lumen. She has published in the fields of Church History and liturgical praxis and taught in third-level and adult education.


Blanaid Gallagher OP

Experienced teacher and pastoral worker. Facilitator of Centering Prayer Groups. Works on a Retreat Team.


Sean Goan

BA, BD, LSS is a teacher and Scripture scholar who has been involved in adult faith development for many years. He has given courses on biblical themes and spirituality in a variety of locations around the country. He has also written commentaries on the Sunday readings for readers in Church.


Patrick Quinn

PATRICK QUINN: PhD, has taught in third-level and adult education for more than 30 years with extensive publications in philosophy and education and a series of programmes on these topics on RTE radio and television.


Kieran O’Mahony OSA

Member of the Order of St Augustine and a Scripture scholar. At present, he is employed by the Archdiocese of Dublin, promoting the biblical ministry in parishes and among those involved in ministry. His books include What Does The Bible Say About The Stranger, Do We Still Need St Paul? and Speaking from within: towards better preaching.


Heather Abrahamson

BA Mod. (Hons.) Italian & French, Trinity College. Has many years’ experience in Adult Education.


Dáire Stevenson

BA, Irish and Economics, H.Dip. UCD. Experienced Irish teacher of both children and adults.

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Úna Agnew SSL

PhD, is the author of "The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh" (1998) (relaunched 2019) and editor of "With Wisdom Seeking God" (2008), also, articles on various aspects of Spirituality.

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Michael Dunleavy OP

is currently completing a doctoral dissertation on the Dominican artist Fra Angelico, titled “Epiphanies of Beauty: Music Iconography and its Spiritual Meaning in Selected Paintings of Fra Angelico”.

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John Scally

PhD, lectures in Theology in Trinity College Dublin and was a secondary school teacher for 20 years. He is the author of over 40 books.

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Judith Charry

BA Judaic Studies, Brandeis University. She is an Outreach Educator for the Dublin Jewish community, speaking to school, adult learning and interfaith groups about Judaism.

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Brian Grogan SJ

Author of the booklet Finding God in a Leaf: The Mysticism of Laudato Si (Messenger, Dublin 2018).