Fr. Agustino Torres, C.F.R.
Originally from South Texas, Fr. Agustino Torres, C.F.R. has been working in active ministry within the Church mostly with youth, the poor and the pro-life movement. He entered the Franciscan friars of the renewal in 1999 and now serves as a member of the general counsel for his community. He studied Pope St. John Paul II’s theology of culture under Avery Cardinal Dulles and graduated from St. Joseph Seminary. He has been a part of founding various apostolates around the world, including a chapel-building project in the mountains of Central America, Catholic Underground in NYC and St. Anthony’s Shelter in the Bronx. He is the founder of Corazon Puro and Latinos Por la Vida, organizations dedicated to awakening and accompanying young leaders in areas of great need, along with Casa Guadalupe and JPII houses of discernment. He hosts the EWTN Español television show “Clic con Corazon Puro” and a new show called “ICONS.”