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.Read More.
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.Read More.
Originally a commemoration of the Mexican army’s victory at the Battle of Puebla over an invading force, Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of Mexican heritage, especially among Mexican Americans.Read More.
Father Jordan Lenaghan, OP, and Father Joachim Kenney, OP, had a recent expedition to the Ukraine border that helped shed a light on the daily life of civilians currently living in or fleeing from Ukraine.Read More.
In commitment to our Four Dominican Pillars, Albertus Magnus College took part in its 3rd annual Service Day. On Saturday, April 17th, students, faculty, and staff from the College came out to participate in a community outdoor cleanup, an activity that was both COVID safe and allowed for folks to enjoy the new Spring weather!Read More.
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, griefRead More.
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 whoRead More.
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 emptyRead More.
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 youngRead More.
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 recallRead More.