MEET OUR PEOPLE...
Revd Joanna Gallant
Joanna studied Iganatian spirituality at the London Centre for Spirituality and is a Spiritual Director and retreat leader. Ordained in 2002, she is currently studying for a masters degree in Christian Spirituality. Joanna is also the Executive Director and founder of Pelagos, her love of the sea is reflected in its ethos.
Visiting Retreat Leader
Margaret is an independent diversity and leadership development consultant and Non-executive Director of the Leeds & York Mental Health Trust and Traidcraft Plc. She is married to John, Archbishop of York and they have four grown up children. Margaret is nourished and draws strength from speaking engagements and leading retreats.
Nick is a trained Spiritual Director and retreat leader who studied at the London Centre for Spirituality. He is also also co-founder of Pelagos. Nick has a passion for helping others deepen their relationship with God and reach their true potential in life. He is currently writing a series of books on Ignatian spirituality.
Dr Eddie Howells
Eddie is Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Lecturer in Christian Spirituality at Heythrop College, London. He teaches, researches and writes in the field of Christian spirituality and has a passion for the medieval Christian mystics and what they can teach us about knowing God. His most recent book is, A Short History of Christian Spirituality.
Liam is an organist and choral master who trained at the Royal College of Music, London. His recitals include; The Three Choirs, Cambridge and Edinburgh festivals and an invitation to play the refurbished Grand Organ in St Paul’s Cathedral, London. Liam's passion is for enriching the spiritual journey through music.
Prof Peter Tyler
Peter is Professor of Pastoral Theology and Spirituality at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London and a UKCP registered psychotherapist. He has had a long interest in the Christian mystical tradition, especially the Carmelite writers Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross. Peter regularly leads pilgrimage retreats to the sites associated with the saints in Spain.