Latest Articles

  • The Pope’s Encyclical, at Heart, Is About Us . . .
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 25 August 2015

    Dear Agrupados: In the spirit of better understanding our Holy Father’s recent encyclical, I highly encourage you to read this article by George Weigel in the National Review. Mr. Weigel imparts an extraordinary perspective that is spot-on. Enjoy! http://www.nationalrevi...

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  • News from Kyle Shinseki SJ
    Published by ACU Administrator - 21 August 2015

    On August 29, 2009, I entered the Society of Jesus to begin my formation for the priesthood. After two years of novitiate and two years of philosophy studies, I was missioned to Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where I just completed my Jesuit regency assignment.

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  • Rezando Voy: Jesuit App available for Free
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 06 August 2015

    Dear Agrupados, Several years ago the Jesuits of the Spanish Province developed an App called Rezando Voy. This podcast presents a daily reflection on the daily readings with a strong dose of Ignatian spirituality. It is perfect for the drive to or from work, to or from school, to or from Church. T...

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  • Teología del Amor
    Published by Nino Alvarez - 20 July 2015

    Puerto Rico sirvió de anfitrión al Taller titulado "Teología del Amor" que ofreció P. Marcelino García SJ por Tercer Año Consecutivo. Asistieron unas cuarenta personas interesadas en las definiciones y conceptos que se desarrollaron sobre el Amor a trav&eacu...

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  • Happy Feast Day !
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 31 July 2015

    There is a little known “miracle” attributed to St. Ignatius of Loyola. It happened in 1602 in the very town of Manresa in Spain where Ignatius had spent those crucial months (1522-1523) living in a cave undergoing that phenomenal experience that would one day be the Spiritual Exercises....

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  • The Next Generation Has Arrived
    Published by ACU Administrator - 29 July 2015

    Last Wednesday we were joined by 23 college students and young professionals whom have known Fr. Willie Garcia-Tuñón since their Belén days. They participated in the Guardia and a Círculo with Fr. Willie. The Chemistry was Excellent. 

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  • Wednesdays Adoration in Miami
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 11 July 2015

    . . . . . . . . the fact is that many times in our lives the enemy stands at our gates and threatens our walls, ready to pounce at first sight of weakness. We oftentimes experience the challenge of opposition, the fear of defeat, and the anxiety of pain and suffering. So let us come to Jesus. Like t...

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  • Día de los Padres
    Published by Nino Alvarez - 11 July 2015

    La Casa de Puerto Rico auspició el almuerzo del Día de Los Padres en la Residencia de Nuestra Señora de la Providencia. Las Monjitas no nos permitieron servir las bandejas como en años anteriores bajo el pretexto de que los Agrupados, también son parte de los homen...

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  • WE’VE BEEN HERE BEFORE:
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 30 June 2015

    Dear Agrupados: The recent decision by the Supreme Court on the issue of same-sex marriages has caused understandable angst for many who believe sacred the sacrament of love between a man and a woman. Unquestionably, the ruling is a challenge for us. I encourage you to read the following article by...

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  • Papi Mouse
    Published by Fr. Willie García-Tuñón, S.J. - 19 June 2015

    When I was a kid growing up, there was nothing greater than going to Disney World. Trips to worlds outside the Miami city limits were very rare. Vacation for us was usually a weekend at the Sea Crest Motel on Miami Beach not far from “la playa de los viejos.” We were a household of seven...

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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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