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.
We are pleased to invite you to another Conversations at the Center after a long hiatus. This semester, one of our residents at the Assumptionist Center in Brighton and medieval history scholar, Frans van Liere, volunteered to start the conversation on integral human formation and community building entitled Lessons from… Read More »Conversations at the Assumptionist Center
Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a celebration of remembrance originating in Mexico and Central America. The lives of deceased loved ones are remembered and honored through altars which are decorated with flowers and foods that the deceased cherished on earth. Although scholars debate the specific… Read More »Dia de los Muertos – The Day of the Dead
The month of November, beginning with All Saints Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls Day (Nov. 2), is traditionally a time to remember and pray for those who have died: members of our families, friends, public figures who have touched our lives, the lonely and forgotten. During this month, a… Read More »Remembering Our Deceased Loved Ones during November
Let us dare!
« We have the ambition to be missionaries of hope.
Let us leave our habits, let us abandon our sterile certainties,
let us be guided by God. Let us learn to dare! »
– Pastor of Parroquia Emperatriz de America in Mexico City, Mexico I am Fr. Flavio Bustos Castillo, priest of the Empress of America since July 2012. I am an Assumptionist religious of the congregation of the Augustine of the Assumption. I was born in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, in… Read More »An Interview with Fr. Flavio Bustos Castillo, A.A.
October 14, 2022 Dear Partners in Mission, Greetings in Christ! I hope this summer was a time of rest and peace for you. This August, our local communities celebrated our most important feasts of the Assumption and St. Augustine. Two brothers renewed their temporary promises on the feast of St.… Read More »Remembering those who have gone before us
Assumption University Names Interim President Greg Weiner, Ph.D., as 17th President WORCESTER, Massachusetts – The Assumption University Board of Trustees today announced that Greg Weiner, Ph.D., has been elected the 17th President of the University. Dr. Weiner has successfully served as Assumption University’s Interim President since last April. Very Rev. Dennis M.… Read More »Assumption University has a new President
After the Superior General, Fr. Benoit Griere, A.A visited the Assumptionist community in Sturbridge, he traveled to the Assumptionists Center in El Paso, TX. In El Paso, Fr. Benoit was able to meet the many different ministries at St. Francis Xavier Parish, as well as the Religious of the Assumption… Read More »Fr. General’s Visit to El Paso, Texas