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