Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR, M.A. M. Div.

President Emeritus

Fr. Agustino Miguel Torres is a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal (CFR), a religious community established in the Bronx, NY that is dedicated to work with the poor and evangelization. He is currently the community’s Itinerant Preacher and CFR General Council Member.    In 2008, Fr. Agustino founded Corazón Puro, an organization dedicated to awakening and accompanying leaders in areas of great need, beginning with Hispanic youth and young adults.  Every year, Fr. Agustino speaks to more than 25,000 youth and many more through the media.  

Recent projects include the creation of post-confirmation toolkits for Hispanic youth and young adults in English and Spanish titled, R.E.A.L. Formation (Reawaken Educate Authentic Leaders), together with the Our Sunday Visitor Institute. This project encompasses over 15 years of experience in evangelizing Hispanic youth and young adult leaders through a cultural context. 


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