Guest Speakers

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Add a spiritual boost to your non-profit meeting at Ignatius House. Members of the Pastoral Team at Ignatius House may be available to present. Ask us about topics that will enhance your theme or agenda.


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It may not always be possible to come to Ignatius House. That’s why we can come to you. Whether you’re looking for an evening presentation or a parish mission, we can tailor an activity to the needs of your community. The Ignatius House pastoral staff is trained in Christian ministry and brings the Ignatian charism into your organization’s gathering. Ignatius House retreat directors have led days of reflection and retreats for women’s and men’s groups, parish staffs, high school parents, and whole church communities.


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Guest Speakers

Executive Director

Maria G. Cressler, MTS, is the Executive Director of Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center and has served in this role since September 2009. She received a B.A. in Sociology from Georgia State University and a Master of Theological Studies and Certificate in Spiritual Direction from Spring Hill College. Her heart for Ignatian Spirituality has broadened…

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Retreat Director

Rev. Peter E. Fink, SJ is a retreat director and spiritual advisor at Ignatius House, having arrived in August 2016. A Jesuit from the New York Province, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1969 and has presided in both the Latin and Maronite churches. Peter came from St. Francis Xavier Church in New York,…

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Bob Fitzgerald

Spiritual Director

Bob Fitzgerald served as executive director of Ignatius House from 2002-09, following a distinguished career in corporate law. His stewardship of the Atlanta Jesuit Community and Catholic causes has included establishment of Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, the expansion of Mercy Care in Atlanta, and more.

Retreat Director, Digital Program Manager

Andy Otto, MA, is a member of the Pastoral department at Ignatius House where he guides digital programming and leads retreats. He also works in Adult Faith Formation at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Decatur, Ga., a Jesuit parish. He holds an M.A. in Theology and Ministry from Boston College. Originally from Boston, Andy…

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Group Sales Manager, Spiritual Director

Kay Satterfield, MA, serves on the Pastoral Team and is also the Group Sales Manager at Ignatius House. She holds a Masters in Pastoral Care from Fordham University and a Certification in Spiritual Direction from the Spiritual Renewal Center in Syracuse, NY. For several years, Kay worked as part of the pastoral ministry staff at…

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Retreat and Program Director

Sarah Otto, M.Div., serves on the Pastoral Team at Ignatius House. She studied theology as both an undergrad and graduate student, receiving her Master of Divinity from Boston College. Her passion has focused on the intersection of faith and justice, which led her to study in El Salvador. Sarah spent a year in the Jesuit…

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Susan Arcaro, r.c.

Retreat Director, Spiritual Director

Sister Susan Arcaro, r.c., is part of the Cenacle Sisters community with a threefold mission of prayer, community, and spiritual ministry. Spiritual direction and retreats are central to the Cenacle mission to help us rekindle and deepen faith our faith. She leads retreats for women at Ignatius House.

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