Celine Kelly, the third of five siblings, grew up in a strong Catholic Family in County Clare, in the beautiful rural West of Ireland where she developed a deep love for nature and a great longing for God. She consecrated her life to the Lord in Regnum Christi in 1976. Since then, she has been engaged in school leadership, youth and family ministry, retreats, spiritual direction and pilgrimages, in Ireland, Mexico, Canada, the United States and the Holy Land. As director of Magdalena Institute, she organizes and leads an Annual Women’s Encounter to raise awareness for and promote the dignity of women.Celine holds a Diploma in Religious Education from Carysfort College of Education, Dublin, a degree in Education and Development from Anahuac University, Mexico, a Magistram in Religious Sciences from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome and a master’s degree in spirituality, spiritual direction and the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius, from Loyola University Chicago.
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Marion Hellwig grew up in a small village in Germany, in a Catholic family. Her mothers name is Marija, her grandmothers were Maria and Anna. Her family tree shows a strong connection to Mother Mary. As a child she loved to visit the local pilgrimage chapel in the forest dedicated to Mother Mary regularly, almost daily. She loves nature and sacred holy places. She has a deep love for Saint Mary Magdalene.
She holds a diploma in international business studies and worked many years in top management positions. Her passion is visiting sacred places and sites connected to Mary Magdalene, the Bethany family and other saints as well as sacred places in the nature. She organizes women retreats to southern France on the footsteps of Mary Magdalene and other places and countries. Her purpose in life is to interact with other people, to motivate and to inspire them to live their dreams.
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Ilenia Manca was born in Italy to a non-practicing Catholic family. In 2010, after closing her own real estate agency, she moved to England where she experienced a powerful conversion through the infilling of the Holy Spirit. She then entered Cor et Lumen Christi community , where she was formed in the prophetic and healings ministry by Damian Stayne. In 2017 after consacreting herself to the Lord , she cofounded Holy Spirit House with Fr Antoine Coelho. Holy Spirit House is a Catholic community dedicated to spreading the baptism of the Holy Spirit , running healings and prophetic sessions, street evangelisation and forming the youth. She is part of the leadership of Holy Spirit House international mission school.
She has had the opportunity to be part of numerous missions in the community in 11 different countries UK, Ireland , India , Pakistan, USA, Portugal, Spain, Trinadad and Tobago, France, Scotland, Germany.
Musician from Aigues Mortes, France. Member of the white penitents, with deep faith and passion for Gregorian chants and sacred Hindu music.
To play this specific type of music, he had a unique creation built for his music.
His instrument is mixing the indian tanpura an accompaniment instrument and the old Épinette which is a western medieval instrument, it is called “Scheitholt” in Germany . He named it Saradar Tanpura. Saradar means Prince. To be able to have such a unique treasure he worked with some ancient instrument music makers.
Philippe has written music for Saint Mary Magdalene to honor our wonderful saint and his mother who caries the same name.
“Among different musical activities, I am a Choir Master of the Pénitents blancs in Aigues-Mortes (France),I happen to meet Marion the see visited our chapel and we organized a prayer and music program in june 2020 in our place, for the group of « Magdalena pilgrims » she was managing. I was interested in such a program because of the great interest I have in joining devotion and music. You will see hereafter a short presentation from the booklet of my last CD, explaining my approach.I’d like to add one very important point for me. Considering the entire universe relies on vibrations, even the slightest matter element, be able to produce harmonic vibrations by singing is for me the most sweet tribute to pay to who sustains the whole universe, including you and me. “
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The following music is “Magdalæ Sidus”the gregorian hymn
Translation of Magdalæ Sidus:
Magdalena the star, the blessed woman, we worship you with a devotional faith,
You, to whom Christ was linked with a close love node.
When was revealed to you his formidable power, destroying evil forces,
you are grateful for him who healed you, and attract you in a connexion higher than faith
And then your affection drove you to stay at the feet of the Master,
always providing passionately sensitive cares to him.
With the other women crying at the foot of the cross, your heart burning of tenderness,
you cleaned and perfumed his body, before the grave.
We have been generated by Christ’s love, make us join his triumph for eternity,
and sing loud with you the praises of the beloved.
Organist, Basilika St. Maximin St. Baume
Born in France she is at home in the beautiful Provence. Anne Catherine has a deep love for music, a strong faith and appreciation for the unique beauty of the organ with its thousands of pipes. She plays the wonderful organ of the basilica, which is one of the biggest baroque organs in France and was build in 1773 by the monk Isnard. The organ draws music lovers from all over the world. Anne-Catherine plays with all her heart and passion. Her concerts stay in your heart and are something to remember. She loves to play music masterpieces that unfold the magic and beauty of this unique organ to show what this organ is capable of.
There is a story of a miracle that protected the organ. We will share this during the conference.
“It is not fancy hair, gold jewelry, or fine clothes that should make you beautiful. No, your beauty should come from inside you—the beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit. That beauty will never disappear and it is worth very much to God.” 1 Peter 3:3-4