Marie-Elsa Roche Bragg is an author, priest, therapist and Duty Chaplain of Westminster Abbey
Her first novel, ‘Towards Mellbreak‘ (Chatto & Windus 2017), is about four generations of a quiet hill farming family on the North Western fells of Cumbria.
Her second book, ‘Sleeping Letters‘ (Chatto & Windus 2019), is the description of the the ritual of the Eucharist alongside a compilation of poetry, memoir and fragments of un-sent letters.
Marie-Elsa’s Chapter on Mary in a compilation of feminist theologians titled ‘Interstices and Fractures’ (2021) will be out shortly.
Marie-Elsa has contributed articles and interviews for papers such as the Telegraph and the Church Times; Radio pieces for BBC Radio 4 and interviews for literary festivals and Story Vault Films.
Marie-Elsa leads group workshops on a variety of spiritual subjects. These workshops can be as short as a single afternoon, a series of sessions, or week-long retreats.