Damian Torres-Botello, SJ is a Jesuit preparing for priestly ordination. He is currently completing a Master’s degree in Social Philosophy at Loyola U. Chicago. His training in spiritual direction began at Loyola and continued at the Jesuit retreat house in Guelph, Ontario. He is currently a director for the 19th annotation retreat offered at Old St. Pat’s in downtown Chicago and the Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life at Loyola University. Prior to entering the Jesuits, Damian spent 12 years working as a playwright, actor, and director in Kansas City, MO, and Chicago.