Alicia Torres, F.E., is a member of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago. She works at the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels on Chicago’s West Side and serves as a religion teacher in an inner-city Catholic school. Her writing has appeared in First Things, Catholic News Service and Living City.
I won the cooking competition ‘Chopped.’ But as a Catholic sister, my ministry focuses on a deeper hunger.
My vocation is about a far deeper encounter than a TV show about food can offer, and years later I discovered one of the most profound manifestations of this among children before the Bread of Life himself.