Nancy Baker graduated from the first class of the Spiritual Direction Institute of the Austin Diocese in 2005. She has been a practicing Spiritual Director for three years and has helped with the formation of the current class of Spiritual Directors. A life-long Catholic, she serves her parish at St. Thomas Aquinas a minister to the sick and catechist for RCIA and sacrament preparation. She and her husband Deacon Ted served as youth ministers in the Houston-Galveston Diocese. She is also a Volunteer Hospice Chaplain.