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Ignatian Ministry in the 21st Century – A presentation for youth ministers, chaplains and spiritual directors
Ignatian Spirituality and the “Virtual” World
Led by: Andy Otto
Date: Friday 26 October 9:30am to 3:30pm
Andy Otto is a young Ignatian married man from Boston, USA. He is the creator of www.godinallthings.com which appeals to the unchurched and younger generations as well as others immersed in Ignatian spirituality. On Thursday evening 25th Oct he will present to young adults (churched and unchurched ) his experiences of spirituality, then on the following Friday morning he will give to the staff of Campion, and to others involved in the ministry of spirituality, a session on Ignatian spirituality in the 21st century e.g. how to appeal to the unchurched, design retreats, go on-line etc.
Andy Otto is an Ignatian blogger, author and spiritual guide. He currently works in a Jesuit parish and retreat centre in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, where he lives with his wife and daughter. He has worked as a hospital chaplain, did a stint at Disney World, and has led prayer programs at two Jesuit universities. He also likes British TV comedies and exotic cocktails Andy holds a master’s degree in theology and ministry from Boston College and is the creator and editor of GodInAllThings.com, a website devoted to sharing the treasures of Ignatian spirituality. Andy also founded IgnatianResources.com, a project of God In All Things which offers resources for individuals and groups. His resources and audio meditations have been used by schools, universities, parishes, and spiritual directors around the world.