Category: Culture

Hope for the Pro-Life Generation: Mother Assumpta interviews Mother Agnes Donovan of The Sisters of Life

Mother Agnes Mary Donovan of the Sisters of Life shares the foundation story of her order, propelled by Cardinal O’Connor, and gives an in-depth look at the good work she and her sisters do to help women and men across the country, especially young mothers looking for a way to bear and raise their children […]

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Ministering to Young Adults. Mother Assumpta Interviews Joey Mccoy

Joey McCoy, an advocate with i.d.9:16, took a moment to speak with Mother Assumpta about the organization and how he came to be involved. i.d.9:16 ministers to young adults, encouraging them to live out their Faith and to seek community with others. We must bring back the traditional communities if the Faith is to survive […]

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Moderation and the Virtue of Temperance | John Dejak

John DeJak took a moment to speak with Mother Assumpta about the virtue of Temperance. Often, we learn best by example, and John chose the story of Father Ciszek, a Jesuit priest who spent many years in concentration camps and the Gulag in Russia, as a prime example of learning the virtue of Temperance. Father […]

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Love the One in Front of You. Mother Assumpta sits down with Catholic-Convert Debbie Herbeck.

Debbie Herbeck, born and raised a faithful Jew, converted to Catholicism in college and has since gone on to evangelize hundreds of young women, seeking to show them that they are loved and valued. Debbie’s evangelization efforts seek to teach girls as young as eight years old that they have innate value and to ignore […]

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Helping Above and Beyond. Mother Assumpta sits Down with Shann Patton.

Shann Patton, co-founder of Arbor Woman, spent a few minutes with Mother Assumpta discussing the assistance and services they provide to women in the Ann Arbor area. These services include pregnancy tests, counseling, and ultrasounds; however, the center is incredibly excited to be expanding soon to include many more medical services, including prenatal and obstetric […]

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Mother Assumpta sits down with FBI agent Andy Arena to discuss the virtue of prudence and the criminal justice system.

Mother Assumpta:  I am particularly excited to have you here. The fascination is all that you have done in your lifetime. I want to hear from you. I understand that Sister has assigned you Prudence. I don’t know how this is going to go together with all you’ve done. I would be the most imprudent […]

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Monica Pope. Teaching the Faith, Tackling Different Approaches for Different Situations to Cross the Final Goal!

Monica Pope, mother of ten children, has devoted her life to raising her children and catechizing hundreds of people. Mother Assumpta sat down with her to talk about her different catechesis ministries and get the inside scoop on some of her latest projects. Mother Assumpta:  We are truly blessed today to have a wonderful woman […]

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The CultureCast: This Week Mother Assumpta Long sits down with Radio Broadcaster and Host Al Kresta.

Mother Assumpta: We have in our midst a wonderful man that we’ve known since we’ve been in Ann Arbor. Not only is he known in the media world, but he is a man with a brilliant mind and able to articulate his faith beautifully. God has given him some physical challenges which he’s embraced. Thank […]

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Culture Minute. Mother Assumpta Long, OP sits down with Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Tim Busch

From time to time, Foundress Mother Assumpta Long runs into freinds of the community and they find time to have a chat. This week Mother sits down with Catholic Entrepreneur and Philanthropist and fellow Michigander – Tim Busch. Mother Assumpta:  We’re so honored today to have Tim Busch with us. Tim is no stranger to […]

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Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring: Christmas with the Dominican Sisters of Mary

The reason for the season is Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring. An inside look at our tribute to Christ the King on His Birthday.

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