Latest Articles

  • Upcoming Retreat for Ladies, in English
    Published by ACU Administrator - 30 January 2016

    In response to numerous requests, The Agrupación has scheduled Ignatian Exercises for Ladies this coming 11-14 of February. The Retreat will be offered in English and Directed by Monsignor Luis Del Castillo SJ.  Retreat begins at 7:00pm on Thursday February-11 a...

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  • Our Common Priesthood
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 14 January 2016

    Last Sunday we celebrated the feast of the Baptism of our Lord. I have oftentimes been asked by people why it is that just three Sundays after the birth of Christ the Church would choose to celebrate his baptism. It’s a good question considering his baptism took place almost 30 years after his...

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  • A Call to Battle
    Published by ACU Administrator - 07 January 2016

    A Call to Battle - A Short Film on ‘Society’s Crisis in Masculinity’ Take some time from your busy schedules to watch this video titled "A Call to Battle” Produced by the Diocese of Phoenix under the care of Bishop Thomas Olmsted, it communicates a powerful and much neede...

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  • Yoda, SJ
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 31 December 2015

    The new installment of the Star Wars movie franchise, The Force Awakens, has hit theaters with a thunderous bang. Not even the most entertaining presidential candidate debates with its cast of Star-Wars-like characters (I’ll give you one guess who would make a great Darth Vader) and vicious ar...

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  • Principe de Paz
    Published by ACU Administrator - 25 December 2015

    Por P. Guillermo Arias SJ,  Publicado en  ElNuevoHerald el viernes 25 de diciembre del 2015 Esta gráfica de William Strutt, titulada originalmente “Paz, un niño pequeño los guiará”, data de 1896. Hoy todavía se imprime como “Pr&ia...

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  • Keeping Christ in Christmas
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 22 December 2015

    Did you ever have one of those “Jesus is the Reason for the Season” stickers? I remember when they first came out. It was sometime in the 80's when they started making a fuss about the overt secularization of Christmas. Our parish was handing them out, but my father refused to put one on...

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  • Blessed Advent Season and a Very Merry Christmas
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 17 December 2015

    Dear Agrupados and Friends, Peace of Christ! A spirit of gratitude pervades the ACU because of the beautiful weekend we were blessed to have when many gathered for the Pase de Congregantes and the Family Sunday celebration. Our Provincial, Fr. Javier Vidal, S.J, in his homily on Saturday chall...

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  • Inmaculada 2015
    Published by ACU Administrator - 15 December 2015

    This past Saturday, The Agrupación Celebrated the Feast of Our Lady. Six Aspirantes made their promise as Agrupados. Father  Javier Vidal SJ, Provincial of The Antilles presided the Eucharist. Also present, Father Marin Lenk SJ, Vice-Provincial or "Socius to the Provincial" of ...

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  • Celebrating Fr Llorente
    Published by ACU Administrator - 30 November 2015

    The Mass and exhibition celebrating the Life of Fr. Amando Llorente SJ took place this past Friday Nov/27. The occasion was a resounding success. Click "READ MORE" for Full Article, Pictures and Video.  UPDATE! Homily by His Eminence, Sean Cardinal O'Mal...

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  • Noticias desde Cuba
    Published by ACU Administrator - 30 October 2015

    Monseñor Luis Del Castillo SJ, envió las siguientes reseñas From: Luis del Castillo  Date: October 27, 2015 at 9:00:04 PM EDT  Subject: Fotos con el Papa  Homilia del Papa Francisco en Holguín 21 de septiembre de 2015  Sé con qué es...

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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) García-Tuñón, S.J.
Born in Miami, Florida on November 26, 1969. He graduated form Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in 1987 and was admitted to the Society of Jesus on August 14, 1989 at the Jesuit Novitiate of St Stanislaus Kostka in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. Father Willie was ordained a priest on September 2, 2000 at Gesu Catholic Church in Miami. He received a B. A. in History from Florida International University (Miami), a Masters in Arts in Philosophy and a Masters in Arts in Education from Fordham University (New York), a degree in Theology from Instituo Santo Inacio in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and a Doctorate in Education from Florida International University in 2006. 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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