Mary, Woman of the Eucharist w/ Sr. Alicia Torres, FE – December 8, 2023

Sr. Alicia Torres, FE joined Patrick for the first time to discuss how Our Lady is the Woman of the Eucharist. Topics included: getting to know Sr. Alicia (2:15), why the Immaculate Conception is so important (6:55), why Marian devotion is intrinsic to Christian worship (9:37), Mary, Woman of the Eucharist (13:56), living Eucharistically (20:16), how Mary helps us see the Eucharist (25:49), Mary’s fiat (28:33), having a Eucharistic attitude (36:20), How Mary helps us serve others (40:59), email: I pray the rosary for my son’s family (44:29). 

Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.