Spirituality Team

Meet the Mercy Conference and Retreat Center Spirituality Team:

Ginger Andrews, RSM, serves as a spiritual director and retreat guide with a holistic approach to spirituality. Her special interests include energy work, eco-feminism, liturgy, and music. She holds a masters degree in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University as well as a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry in preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology. She is a member of Spiritual Directors International and the St. Louis Spiritual Directors Forum.

​​Agnes Brueggen, RSM, is a spiritual director who guides individual retreats, coordinates group retreats and provides individual spiritual companioning.  She has special interest in incarnational and creation-centered spirituality.  Agnes has a bachelors in education from Maryville University in St. Louis, and a master’s in pastoral studies from Loyola University in Chicago. She is a member of Spiritual Directors International and the St. Louis Spiritual Directors Forum.

Rita O’Dea has worked in spiritual direction and retreat ministry since 1983 and has served on the Mercy Center Spirituality Team since 2001. She completed a certificate program in spiritual direction at Mercy Center in Burlingame, California. Her approach is holistic, integrating mind/body/spirit.  Her special interests include dreamwork and the dialogue between Eastern and Western traditions of spirituality. She is a member of Spiritual Directors International and the St. Louis Spiritual Directors Forum.

​​For more information, please call 314-966-4686 or email us at info@mercycenterstl.org​.