Prayer and Worship: Gathered and Nurtured in Christ

Thursday March 30, 2023

7 pm – 9 pm Eastern or 7 pm – 9 pm Mountain

Through Liturgy, Prayer and Worship, we not only teach about the great traditions of the Church, but we enable young people to encounter Jesus through the Eucharist, the Word of God, and profound experiences of prayer and mystery. 

Liturgy, prayer and worship provide more and deeper ways for young people to encounter communion both with God and their neighbors. They also provide space for beauty, which offers another source of encounter with God. Through creative, prayerful and dynamic liturgy we assist in the spiritual growth of young people and provide them opportunities towards leadership and involvement. By enriching the experience of prayer and worship for young people in our ministry, we ignite their lived experience of prayer and Eucharist with their families and the entire community.

Presenter: Fr. Santo Arrigo C.Ss.R., M.Div.

Fr. Santo is a Redemptorist Priest currently serving as the Coordinator of Ignite Ministry Canada, a program for Youth and Young Adults across the country, based in Toronto.  He is a former member of the Redemptorist Youth Mission Team, a graduate of the Canadian Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies, and an adjust faculty member of the Canadian Certificate from 2007 to 2022. Over the years, he has had a vast experience in Parish Youth Ministry, with focus on leadership and team development, Diocesan Youth Events, Young Adult and Vocation Ministry as well Inner-City Ministry as Director of Out of the Cold..  He most recently served 8 years as Pastor of St. Patrick’s Church and the Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Toronto while continuing a special outreach to families and young people in Toronto.  In his off time, you might see him with a guitar in his hands, tending the garden, enjoying a movie with friends and being creative in the kitchen!

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