Daniel Gewand

© Johannes Hörnemann

Lay pastor and journalist
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Daniel Gewand studied Catholic theology in Bochum. He completed training in parish service in Oldenburg and in journalism at the Catholic School of Journalism ifp in Munich and at the WDR in Cologne. In 2015 he founded the project frei.raum.coesfeld, which aims to open up new, unconventional spaces of faith, spirituality and religion, especially for young adults. Since 2009 he has been author and speaker for "Kirche in 1Live" and since 2015 he has been responsible for the sermon format "Gedanken zum Tag" at the local radio station "Radio Kiepenkerl". Music, literature, film and art are his sources of inspiration. 


08.12.2020 to 13.12.2020