Fr. Richard Bollman, SJ, is a Jesuit priest in retreat and spiritual ministry for more than thirty years. He was ordained in 1969. After doctoral studies at SUNY Buffalo, he taught as a member of the English Department at the Jesuit University of San Francisco. For 11 years he was the Director of the Jesuit Renewal Center at Milford, Ohio, responsible for adult training programs in Spiritual Direction in the Jesuit tradition of the Spiritual Exercises. Fr. Bollman was pastor of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Cincinnati for 20 years and now works on the retreat staff at Milford, and in private practice.