Msgr. Eric R. Barr, STL, is a retired Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of Rockford, Illinois. He is the former Diocesan Vicar General, Vicar for Clergy, pastor of parishes, college and high school teacher and administrator, noted speaker on Celtic Spirituality, author of The Shadow 0f The Cross: A Journey Through the Virtues Of Celtic Spirituality, ACTA, 2004, and author of the award winning novel, ROAN: The Tales Of Conor Archer, Telemachus Press, 2012.