Provincial Blog

Second Sunday of Lent

Transfiguration by Brother Blair Nuyda, A.A. Today’s Lenten reflection is written by Father Chi Ai Nguyen, A.A., Theology Professor at Assumption University In the depths of our being, there is the power of life that is irrepressible. It helps us to overcome our difficulties. Being powerful doesn’t mean being without… Read More »Second Sunday of Lent

Virtual Lenten Mission

The talks of the Lenten Parish Mission are now available on YouTube. Scroll down for the direct link to each talk. Download Lenten Mission Materials Further reading – books on the psalms Day 1 – Psalm 139 Day 2 – Psalm 73 Day 3 – Psalm 51

First Sunday of Lent

Temptation of Christ by Brother Blair Nuyda, A.A. Today’s Lenten reflection is written by Brother Hugo Morales, A.A., Campus Minister at Assumption University This Sunday is the first Sunday of Lent, a liturgical season where we are invited to turn our hearts to God as we prepare to experience the… Read More »First Sunday of Lent

Ash Wednesday

Today’s Lenten reflection is written by Fr. Dennis Gallagher, A.A., Provincial Superior of the North American Province So much of our time and psychic energy during these past months has been spent in responding to an unexpected health crisis. It has restricted our movements and social interactions, and its various… Read More »Ash Wednesday

The Widow’s Mite

In today’s Gospel, to get this last week of the liturgical year underway, we meet one of the heroines of the Gospel. We know the situation of widows in the ancient world. No laws of inheritance, no social security, no safety net at all, widows were at the mercy of… Read More »The Widow’s Mite

Making Saints

As we approach All Saint Day, let me offer a few thoughts on holiness. One of the central affirmations of the Second Vatican Council was the universal call to holiness. This means, among other things, that holiness is not the preserve of a particular segment of the Church’s life, but… Read More »Making Saints