Latest Articles

  • ACU Director Announced
    Published by Jesús León - 14 May 2015

    Provincial Father Javier Vidal, SJ, has named Father Guillermo (“Willie”) García-Tuñón, SJ, to Lead the Agrupación.  Father Willie’s grandfather was a well known Agrupado. Furthermore, Father Amando Llorente became ins...

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  • ACU Atlanta-Retreat 2015
    Published by ACU Administrator - 21 April 2015

    ACU Atlanta held its annual Spiritual Exercises the weekend of April 17–19 at the Ignatius House Retreat Center in Atlanta. Father Guillermo (“Willie”) García-Tuñón, SJ, brilliantly Directed the Exercises.

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  • World Meeting of Families - 2015
    Published by Marty Perez - 25 April 2015

    Join the Agrupación Católica Universitaria for the  World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia! Dear Agrupación Family,

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  • Visita a La Virgen
    Published by Guillerno (Willie) Arias - 03 April 2015

    A ver si nos reunimos todos esta tarde junto a nuestro Jesús, junto a Virgen y a Juan que nunca fallan... Me han asegurado que Jesús piensa ir otra vez este domingo a Emaús recogiendo discípulos desanimados por el camino. 

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  • Archbishop Thomas Wenski Visits the ACU
    Published by ACU Administrator - 10 March 2015

    Archbishop Wenski visited the ACU Miami last Saturday February 28th. Several Agrupados presented the works being done by the Miami House and he was very supportive of the Congregation's goals and Apostolic endeavors. The Archbishop encouraged us to continue "the mission" and focus in increasing...

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  • Young ADULT Ministry
    Published by ACU Administrator - 03 March 2015

    The Young Adult Ministry, hosted by Congregantes of the ACU-Miami, will meet again next Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 pm. If you know a young man between the ages of 19-30 that is interested in Ignatian Spirituality and the discernment process please bring them along.  You may contact Lu...

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  • Ejercicios Aguas Buenas: 2015
    Published by Nino Alvarez - 19 February 2015

    Puerto Rico celebró este pasado fin de semana (13, 14, 15 y 16 de Febrero) los Ejercicios Ignacianos que La Agrupación ha auspiciado, sin interrupción, por los pasados 54 Años. El retiro transcurrió con la participación de 61 Ejercitantes bajo la Direcci&oac...

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  • Jesuitas en Cuba
    Published by ACU Administrator - 09 February 2015

    En su última visita a la ACU, el Director de los Jesuitas en Cuba, el Padre Juan Miguel Arregui, SJ, nos dejó una guía de los diferentes apostolados que la Compañía está desarrollando en Cuba. Pueden descargar (download) el informe aquí...

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  • Pope Francis in the U.S.
    Published by ACU Administrator - 19 January 2015

    After a projected arrival to Washington, D.C. on the evening of Sept. 22, they're proposing that Pope Francis visit the White House the following morning, where the official welcoming ceremony would take place.Following his stop at the White House, the pontiff would go on to celebrate...

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  • ¿Qué siginifica la Navidad?
    Published by Guillerno (Willie) Arias - 26 December 2014

    NUEVO HERALD, PUBLICADO 12, 25, 2014 ¿Qué significa para usted la Navidad?, le preguntó el año pasado el periodista Andrea Tornielli al Papa Francisco. La respuesta le brotó espontánea: ¡Es encontrarnos con Dios! ¡El encuentro con Jesús! ...

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Welcome to the ACU

Welcome to the official website for the Agrupación Católica Universitaria (ACU). The ACU is a Marian Congregation whose spirituality is based on Jesuit formational principles, and a strong concentration in Marian reflection.

The ACU is a Catholic Sodality of common goals. Attain Christian balance in life through profession, piety, family, society, and apostolic service to the community. Feel free to contact us at any time.

The Director

Fr. Guillermo (Willie) Arias, S.J.: Born in Habana, Cuba in 1942. Admitted to Society of Jesus on May 19, of 1961 at the Los Teques Noviatiate, in Venezuela. Was ordained a priest in 1972 in San Juan, Puerto Rico and served there  in different assignments for over 25 years, before coming to Florida to minister as Spiritual Director at Saint Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach for 13 years. Fr. Wilie continues to minister to Seminarians today at Saint John Vianney College Seminary in Miami. A Sodalist ever since December 8, 1960, he considers himself  Marian to the core. In Puerto Rico he did work for over 15 years at Colegio San Ignacio, mostly as Chaplain. For shorter terms he did serve as well in Rio Piedras as Director of Centro Universitario Católico, Pastor of Parroquia San Ignacio, and Assistant to the Regional Jesuit Superior. To foster Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Apostleship of Prayer Spirituality has always been important to him. He did serve as well as bona fide chaplain to the Puerto Rico ACU Chapter for a number of years. Father Arias holds  Master of Arts degrees both in Theology and Education. read more »

Setting the Example

  • Published by Nino Alvarez
    A las 9:00am de ayer sábado, en la iglesia St. Thomas More de St. Paul Minnesota, nueve nuevos Jesuítas expresaron públicamente sus Votos Iniciales an...
  • Published by Nino Alvarez
    This article takes snippets of various posts found in the Cardinal O'Malley's Blog: Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks about The Agrupación, h...
  • Published by Nino Alvarez
    *UPDATED: Ordination* Agrupados knew Br. Giussepe as "Neil" (Aniello) before he joined the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. This coming Saturday ...
  • Published by Nino Alvarez
    por Kyle K. Fco. Shinseki, nSJ ¿Quién se hubiera imaginado cuando entré por primera vez por la puerta de la Casa de la Agrupación en Washington que y...

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