Alvarez, Olga Lucia

Olga Lucia Alvarez. Medellin-Colombia was educated by the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation. She did USEMI Missionary work with indigenous and Afro communities and was secretary of CELAM Medellin 1968. Formation included religious studies, pastoral ministry, catechesis Superior, liberation theology and an emphasis on popular reading of the Bible. Olga was ordained a priest in Sarasota, FL on December 11, 2010 and a bishop in Philadelphia, PA on September 24, 2015. She accompanies several communities and strengthen the ecumenical base primarily of the itinerant. She works with women convicts and ex ASFADES (Association of Families of the Disappeared), is author of several books and articles in biblical-theological reflection and is a Collective Member of the Ecumenical Bible Scholars.

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