Brother Leo (Jeremiah Bernardine) Keindel, FSC, of the Midwest District, died at 96 on February 21 in St. Paul, MN. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 76 years, he attended Cretin High School before graduating from La Salle Institute in Glencoe, MO. He professed his first vows in Glencoe in 1933 and his final [...]
Brother Lester Lewis, FSC, of the New Orleans-Santa Fe District passed away on February 10, 2009. Funeral service will be held at San Miguel Mission Church, 10:00 am, February 13. Interment will be at Rosario Cemetery in Santa Fe. Please pray for Brother Lester's eternal rest.
Students from four states gathered to ponder God's call. NAPA, CA, February 3, 2009—The western province of the Brothers of the Christian Schools recently sponsored the second annual Vocation Retreat for Lasallian high school female students in Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona. Twenty-four juniors and seniors and 10 adults gathered to discern their vocation and [...]
The Board of Trustees of Justin-Siena High School in Napa, California, has announced the appointment of Robert Jordan as president and CEO effective July 1, 2009. Jordan, a Napa resident, a veteran educator in the Lasallian tradition, and a nationally recognized expert in school governance, will succeed Brother Robert Wickman, FSC, who has been president [...]
Dr. John Smarrelli, Jr. Ph.D., currently the special assistant to the president of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, has been named the 22nd president of Christian Brothers University (CBU) and has the distinct honor of being the university's first permanent lay president. Dr. Smarrelli will assume his duties on July 1, 2009. He [...]
James Hoban is the new principal of The San Miguel School of Camden effective 1 January 2009. Prior to his current role, Mr. Hoban served the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Schools system as Principal, Assistant Principal for Academics, Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, and as a religion teacher. Mr. Hoban holds a masters degree in [...]