Rafael Velasco is the Rector of the Universidad Católica de Córdoba. He is a native of Cordoba, Argentina. While completing his Baccalaureate, he entered the Society of Jesus. He studied philosophy and theology. After his ordination (1997), he specialized in Spiritual Theology at the University of Comillas (Madrid). He was rector of the Colegio del Salvador (1999-2003) and has now been appointed rector of the Universidad Católica de Córdoba, where he has been rector since 2005. He has edited four books of poems: Behind the Word (1997), After the Sea (2001), Reiterations (2005) and The Wind Said (2008). He regularly publishes articles on spirituality in magazines and newspapers of Cordoba.