Fr. Scott Traynor, J.C.L., is a priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. He is presently serving as the Rector of Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver. He received his STB from the Pontifical Gregorian University and his JCL from Catholic University of America. Since his ordination in June of 2000, Father Scott has served as a pastor, a college chaplain, a seminary formator, and as a judge for the Sioux Falls marriage tribunal. Father Scott is a teacher, spiritual director and program facilitator for several initiatives of the Institute for Priestly Formation in Omaha, Nebraska. He is an experienced retreat master and spiritual director for priests, seminarians and lay people alike. He loves to help people learn how to pray—to cultivate a real, effective and deeply intimate relationship with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.