Walk of Accompaniment – Dr. Ansel Augustine


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In Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis teaches about the “art of accompaniment.” What does that mean for us today in a world where people feel alone and are searching for meaning and how do we see each other as children of God and “remove our sandals before the sacred ground of the other (cf. Ex 3:5. (Evangelii Gaudium, 169)?


Dr. Ansel Augustine is originally from the Archdiocese of New Orleans and served as the Director of the Office of Black Catholic Ministries and as the Associate Director/Coordinator of Black Youth & Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese after rebuilding his home parish, St. Peter Claver, following Hurricane Katrina. He is also on the Faculty of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana, and is also an Associate of the Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans, LA Ansel has served on the national boards of NCYAMA and NFCYM, and has spoken around the country and written various pieces related to ministry. He presently serves as the Resident Campus Minister for Student Leadership and Faith Formation at St. John’s University in Queens, NY.

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