Albertus Professor and Mathematics Student Reflect on Profound Study Abroad Experience in Southern France, Dominican Mission

Every other year, Albertus Magnus College sends a student and a faculty or staff member to study abroad in Fanjeaux and Carcassonne, France where Dominican higher education finds its roots in St. Dominic’s vision of a worldwide order. In the summer of 2022, mathematics major and international student Chisunta Chikwamu ’24 and Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry Dr. Rosemary Whelan were selected for the journey.

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Prayer Response for Our Community

On May 25, 2020 George Floyd died, after being accused of passing a “counterfeit $20.00 bill”, from the violent actions of a Minneapolis police officer, and three other officers who did not actively intervene.  Surrounding George Floyd and the police officers were horrified bystanders.  Since this event we have witnessed anger, outrage, destruction, violence, grief

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Feast of St. Catherine of Siena 2020

One of the great women saints of the Dominican Order is Catherine of Siena. Catherine was born in 1344 in Siena, Italy. Although Catherine had no formal education as a child she left us her Prayers, Letters and Dialogue (with God). At Albertus Magnus College we look to Catherine for inspiration as a person who

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Easter Sunday 2020

Scripture “Woman, why are you weeping?” John 20:13 Reflection All the evangelists tell the story of Mary Magdalen, the first to announce the resurrection.  Let us walk with Mary on this Easter Sunday.  We really don’t know much about the apostles and followers of Jesus on the Saturday after the crucifixion.  It is an empty

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Good Friday 2020

Scripture “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” Psalm 22:1 Reflection These words spoken by Jesus as He hung on the Cross take on a new relevance and meaning this year.  Our daily news and social media feeds are filled with stories of the advance of COVID-19 across our nation and our world.  Both young

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Holy Thursday 2020

Scripture “If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet.  I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.” John 13: 14-15 Reflection Holy Thursday is a day when Christians traditionally gather together to recall

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