Sr. Alicia Torres, FE
Sr. Alicia Torres is a member of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago, a religious community that carries out the mission of the Church through service to the poor, evangelization, and teaching.
She studied theology at Loyola University Chicago (BA), earned the Master of Divinity degree at Mundelein Seminary, and received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Dominican University in River Forest. She works at the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels on Chicago’s West Side, serves as vocation director for her religious community, and as a religion teacher in an inner-city Catholic School.
Sr. Alicia competed in and won the Food Network’s Chopped in 2015 and has contributed articles to several online and print media outlets, including First Things, Catholic News Service, and America Magazine. Since July 2021, she’s served on the Executive Team for the USCCB’s National Eucharistic Revival and is the managing editor of Heart of the Revival, the weekly e-newsletter of the National Eucharistic Revival. You can sign up for that newsletter here: https://www.eucharisticrevival.org/heart-of-the-revival-newsletter .
More about Sr. Alicia’s religious community, the Franciscans of the Eucharist: www.franciscansoftheeucharistofchicago.com