Through "Litany", Ottenbreit hopes to make available to others a useful resource for the active living of their Catholic faith. Religious belief, while certainly personal and spiritual, should not be ethereal. As a father, educator, and therapist, it is important to be practical and intelligible. "Litany" is an expression of this belief.
Though writing as been an interest since youth, the demands of family, work, and regular life provide few opportunities to take up pen. The author lives with his wonderful wife and daughters in beautiful western Canada.