First-Generation Students Get Head Start on College

In an innovative push to get first-generation students ready for college, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is hosting 25 ninth graders for a two-week program called Countdown to College (C2C). The students from Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Tucson are taking part in the academic camp from July 24 to August 7. Preference is given to [...]

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First LV Awards Ceremony Honors Recipients for Their Contributions

The Lasallian Volunteers Program honored four individuals on July 29 in its first awards ceremony, which it hosted jointly with the District of Eastern North America. The event at the La Salle Provincialate in Lincroft, NJ also welcomed Lasallian Volunteers for 2010-2011. Bro. Ed Gallagher, Tom and Joanne Darnowski, Heather Ruple The three awards were [...]

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Brother James Kirkpatrick, RIP

Brother James Kirkpatrick, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died July 25, 2010 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in Cumberland, MD. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Thursday, July 29, 2010Viewing from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.Scarpelli Funeral Home15205 McMullen Highway, SWCresaptown, MD 21502-5690 Friday, July 30, 2010Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 [...]

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Buttimer Institute Completes Another Successful Year

The Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies was held at Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga June 27 - July 9 with 87 participants. Buttimer is an intensive formation and education program that studies the life and work of St. John Baptist de La Salle and the origins of the educational mission. Participants meet once [...]

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La Salle University Marks 60 Years for Theology and Ministry Program

La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA celebrated the 60th anniversary of its graduate program in Theology and Ministry with a Mass of Thanksgiving. The Most Reverend John M. Smith, Bishop of Trenton, celebrated the June 27th Mass, during which he was honored for his longstanding commitment to Catholic schools, religious education, and adult faith formation. [...]

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Lewis University Receives National Humanities Grant

Lewis University in Romeoville, IL has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) collaborative research grant for its project "Breaking New Ground: A History of African American Farm Owners Since the Civil War." The three-year project is designed to collect digitally recorded interviews with hundreds of black landowners and their descendants across the [...]

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Regional Gathering Inspires Young Lasallians

Visit Young Lasallians page for pictures and reflections. Approximately 35 Young Lasallians in the United States and Toronto Region gathered at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee for a unique formation experience. The event, from June 20 to 26, was the first assembly of Lasallians in the Region between the ages of 21-35. The gathering [...]

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Two DENA Postulants Receive Their Habits

Click here for more photos. DENA Postulants Michael Miller and Tony Baginski received the Brother's habit in a ceremony held at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, NJ on July 9. More than 100 Brothers were present at the event. Michael and Tony will enter the Regional Novitiate in Napa, CA beginning August 14. They will [...]

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Brother John Owens, RIP

Brother John Owens, FSC, of the DENA District, died July 15, 2010 at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, NJ. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Monday, July 19, 2010De La Salle Hall810 Newman Springs RoadLincroft, NJ 07738-1608Viewing from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Tuesday, July 20, 2010De La Salle Chapel: La Salle University1900 West Olney AvenuePhiladelphia, PA 19141-1199Viewing from [...]

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La Salle Brother Named Philippine Education Secretary

Brother Armin Luistro, President and CEO of De La Salle Philippines, has been appointed Secretary of Education by newly elected Philippine President, Benigno C. Aquino III. Brother Armin has received the full support of Brother Superior General Alvaro Rodriguez Echeverria, Bro. Visitor Edmundo Fernandez of the Philippine District, Church authorities, and hundreds of Lasallians from [...]

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