Mystagogy Series Press Kit

Beautiful Light: A Paschal Mystagogy

The editorial team for the Heart of the Revival newsletter, along with a lineup of seven prominent Catholic figures, is proud to offer a special Mystagogy series throughout the Easter season, which will invite all Catholics deeper into the mysteries of Christ by reflecting on the truth, goodness, and beauty of the Mass. Beginning April 13 and running through May 25—corresponding with Divine Mercy Sunday through Pentecost—a new and unique reflection will release every Thursday as part of the series, Beautiful Light: A Paschal Mystagogy.

Authors include:

  • Archbishop Charles Thompson of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis

  • Sr. Maria Miguel Wright, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

  • Biblical scholar and author Jeff Cavins

  • Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of the Archdiocese of Seattle

  • Canadian priest and author Fr. Harrison Ayre

  • Kately Javier, Coordinator for Adult Formation and Hispanic Catechesis for the Archdiocese of Washington

  • Recently-elected President of the USCCB Archbishop Timothy Broglio

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Meet the Spokesperson

Tim Glemkowski

Sister Alicia Torres, F.E.

National Eucharistic Revival Executive Team Member

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) and Mundelein Seminary (MDiv) and received her MA in Teaching from Dominican University in River Forest. She currently 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. She has been involved in many media projects, including competing and winning on the Food Network’s Chopped in 2015, and she has contributed articles to several online and print outlets, including First Things, Catholic News Service, America Magazine, and Living City. Since July 2021, she has 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.

Suggested Interview Questions:

  • Tell our audience how you came to be involved with the weekly Heart of the Revival newsletter and the type of content that subscribers have come to expect.
  • Why did you feel called to organize a special mystagogical series during the Easter season as part of the newsletter?
  • Can you talk about some of the contributing writers for the series?
  • How do you hope Beautiful Light: a Paschal Mystagogy will enrich the faith of new converts and cradle Catholics alike?
  • Where can our audience go to sign up for the newsletter and follow along with this special limited series?

Media Requests

To schedule an interview with Sr. Alicia Torres, contact Carrie Kline at