I am Fr. Gary Perron Mayhew. I was born in 1939, in a village near Boston, Massachusetts; at age fourteen, a $5,000 scholarship took me to Assumption College in Worchester, MA, where the teachers were Assumptionists. I liked their spirit, and at the age of twenty I decided to be… Read More »An Interview with Fr. Gary Perron, A.A.
Dear brothers and sisters, dear friends, It is good to remember our history, but it is even more necessary to remember the place that Father Emmanuel d’Alzon occupies in our hearts and actions, for all of us, religious and lay people of the Assumption. Father d’Alzon died on November 21,… Read More »Message on the Occasion of Fr. Emmanuel’s Death
Father Barry Bercier, an Augustinian of the Assumption, had the opportunity to visit the Newman Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He celebrated the evening mass, and in his homily, he made many references to the political descriptions in the Old Testament and Jesus’s revelatory perspective of the powers of the… Read More »Fr. Barry, A.A. Gives Talk at Umass Amherst, MA
LESSONS FROM HUGH ST. VICTOR – AUGUSTINIAN LIFE IN 12TH CENTURY PARIS In the recent ‘Conversations…’ evening at the Center, resident Frans Van Liere shared his research on the Abbey of St. Victor, situated on the left bank of the Seine River in Paris. The historic abbey followed the Rule of St. Augustine in… Read More »Conversations at the Center
Dear Brothers, dear Sisters, dear Friends, On November 11, 1952, Fathers Kamen Vitchev, Pavel Djidjov and Josaphat Chichkov were executed for espionage in Sofia, Bulgaria, following a mockery of a trial. Their lives were struck down by a machine of the State that claimed to stand for peace and liberty… Read More »Message on the 70th Anniversary of the Bulgarian Martyrs
On Sunday, November 13, Fr. Barry Bercier, A.A will be giving a talk about his missionary work with the Augustinians of the Assumption for the Newman Catholic Center at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. All are welcome!
On Nov. 5, 2022, Father Chano Solis Lopez, A.A and I had an opportunity to take part in a binational Mass, in remembering the migrants who’ve died trying to reach the U.S. The altar was set on a platform just above the waters that straddle the U.S. and Mexico.