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Marie-Elsa regularly writes for a variety of publications and joins discussions on television, podcasts, and radio.
Catherine Coldstream in conversation with writer, priest, and broadcaster, Marie-Elsa Bragg
Marie-Elsa wrote 4 essays for BBC Radio 4 on the Ascension.
Sleeping Letters reviewed a list of ‘When life is tough, pick up a poem.’
Marie-Elsa will be talking with other women at this festival about the Divine Feminine.
Marie-Elsa will be talking with Fiona Sampson and Gary Lachman about Mary Shelly and the bid to create life, even become God. She will be focussing on the idea of resurrection and what the Theology of the time might have been exploring as the creative ‘divine spark’.
TV & Video
Below is an interview I conducted with Rowan Williams for his new book 'On Augustine', at the UEA Literary festival in April 2016.
An important focus for Marie-Elsa is the role of women in Orthodox religions – working especially on interfaith relations and projects focusing on domestic violence.
Marie-Elsa is the new patron of Suicide Bereavement Support, a cumbrian charity for local people with local groups.
Tuesday evenings video discussion with the New European Party – a group discussion with Natalie Bennett.
Marie-Elsa's new book Sleeping letters was written on silent retreat. In this environment and companioned by the ritual of the Eucharist and monastic hours of silence, she was able to face the family tragedy of the death of her mother when she was only six years old....
These meditations are with the recent conference on the divine feminine in mind and planned for the full moon.
TOAST company have great podcasts and a magazine. They tend to look for artisans and explore their craft or thoughts.
Marie-Elsa Roche Bragg is an ordained Anglican priest and this profoundly moving memoir, in poetry and prose, was written during two silent retreats in an unspecified mountain region. Beautifully rendered childhood memories feature in a series of letters to her father and late mother, who took her own life when the author was six years old.
This Thought For The day was about a particular moment in time and the hope it could bring. It was not looking at how the unmasking of policemen could then unfold in both positive and negative ways.