Today we celebrate the anniversary of our founder’s entrance into eternal life – Emmanuel d’Alzon – who passed into eternal life on Nov. 21, 1880. Venerable Emmanuel d’Alzon was a man with great zeal for bringing about the Kingdom of God in him and around him. We ask for his… Read More »Feast of Venerable Emmanuel d’Alzon
Everyone, no exception, enters life and goes out alone. One can enter life because of the love of God and others. The only way to return this love is to love God and others back. To God, we can only praise and learn to live holy each day as a… Read More »Pilgrim’s Stories – The Debt of Love (Video)
Last week we celebrated a special occasion for the Assumption Family; the patriarch of our province, Fr. Roland Guilmain, turned 95! Originally from Nashua, NH, Fr. Roland made his first profession as an Assumptionist in 1948 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1953 in Quebec. Fr. Roland has had… Read More »Fr. Roland Celebrates his 95th Birthday
….by the help of your mercy, we may be always free from sin and safe from all distress. These words form part of what is formally called the embolism, the short prayer said by the priest after the recitation of the Lord’s prayer at Mass. The intent of the prayer,… Read More »Provincial Post – Anxiety or Distress: Deliver us, o Lord
After a two year hiatus due to Covid-19, Campus Ministry is thrilled to announce that Assumption’s popular SEND service/immersion trips are returning in Spring Break 2022. For years, Assumption students have traveled to various parts of the United States and to international sites to serve among the poor and needy,… Read More »SEND Service/Immersion Trips are Returning in Spring Break!
The Feast of All Saints is the feast of the family. The saints are our grandparents, parents, siblings, friends and those who have gone before us. In communion with them, we celebrate the lives as a gift from God. Happy Feast All Saints Day to all.
Dear Members of the Assumption Community, Beginning with All Saints Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls Day (Nov. 2), the month of November has traditionally been a time to remember our deceased loved ones in prayer. A remembrance shrine will be set up during the month of November in the… Read More »Remembering Deceased Family Members and Friends in November
On this day nine years ago, three Assumptionists were kidnapped from Notre-Dame des Pauvres parish Mbau, 22 km from Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo. We share with you this letter from our Superior General on the five year anniversary of their kidnapping: “Dear brothers, sisters, and friends, It has… Read More »Anniversary of Kidnapped Assumptionists in Congo
Sr. Anne Christopher, new provincial for the Religious of the Assumption in the United States, visits with our community at Emmanuel House. Originally from Long Island, NY, Sr. Anne spent over thirty years as a missionary in various African countries. You can read more about her time in Africa in this… Read More »New Provincial for The Religious of The Assumption in U.S. Visits Emmanuel House