Author Archives: Amélie Torre

About Amélie Torre

Amélie Torre was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has been consecrated in Regnum Christi for fourteen years. She worked as a teacher and an academic advisor at the precandidacy. She has a bachelor’s degree in literature from the University of Dallas.

A HOMECOMING

We were already late, or so we thought. I had grown up near the Holy Name parish in New Orleans, and I don’t think there was ever a Sunday when we weren’t running late.  There we were, Mom, Dad and … Continue reading

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WHAT THE PRECANDIDACY MEANS TO ME

This past Memorial Day weekend was historic for the precandidacy in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Our last class of 14  graduated on May 26th, just before Pentecost, and former precandidates from everywhere to celebrate the fruits of twenty years of dedication … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON THE MARCH FOR LIFE 2012

This year some of us from Immaculate Conception Academy were able to attend the March for Life in Washington DC. We made the drive out to the National Shrine and literally camped out in one of the pews from 1 … Continue reading

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THREE CATHOLIC THINGS

Since Advent is here, I thought I would simply celebrate some of the things that make it great to be Catholic (and to promote a little evangelization as well.) Believe it or not, the word ‘holiday’ is Catholic. Of course … Continue reading

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GEEK TRAGEDY

It has been about ten to fourteen years since I’ve even picked up copies of The Iliad and The Odyssey (affectionately known as The Idiot and The Oddity when I was taking literature courses in college.) Now I’m teaching them … Continue reading

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AM I NOT HERE WHO AM YOUR MOTHER?

Yesterday I brought some of my students from Immaculate Conception Academy to a local parish to help out with CCD. I comfortably settled down to get some really overdue letters written (yes, I still believe in hand-written letters; I’m a … Continue reading

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PRAYING WITH A FEMININE HEART

‘[A] person’s sexuality extends to every level of his being: physical, emotional, intellectual, volitional. Each of us feels, thinks, wills as a man or as a woman. We are told that each of our cells (even from a fingertip) has … Continue reading

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CONSECRATION AND MARRIAGE

I have been consecrated in Regnum Christi for fourteen years, and I consider myself very happily married. A lot of people can’t quite understand this. But I would like to explain why a spousal relationship with Christ is so special, … Continue reading

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