LSJI 2011 Focuses on Civil Rights

This summer, 20 Lasallians gathered at Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN, seat of the modern day Civil Rights Movement in the U.S., for the 2011 Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI). From July 10 -14, they were immersed in civil rights and related social justice concerns, including the Rights of the Child, an Institute [...]

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Buttimer Infuses Participants with Vigor

Buttimer 1 More than 100 participants in this summer's Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies are returning to their ministries invigorated for the Lasallian Mission. Eleven participants were from outside of the United States-Toronto Region. "It had to be the best two weeks professionally and personally that I've had in years," said Buttimer I [...]

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Reflection from Japan on March Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, a devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. Brothers and children at La Salle Home, a welfare facility in the coastal city of Sendai, which was closest to the epicenter, were unharmed. Br. Antonio Cubillas shares this reflection on the natural disaster.

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Brother Patrick Craine, RIP

Brother Patrick (Leander Patrick) Craine, FSC, of the Midwest District, 85, died on Sunday, July 24, in Winona, MN. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Thursday, July 27, 2011Mass of Christian Burial, 11:00 a.m.St. Thomas More Chapel Saint Mary's University, Winona, MNInterment will be in Winona. MILESTONES:Born John Francis in Chicago, son of Joseph and Marie (Foley) CraineGraduated from St. [...]

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Ronald Doyle, AFSC, RIP

Ronald Doyle, AFSC, longtime athletic director at Archbishop Rummel High School in Metarie, LA, died July 18, 2011 in hospice care after a battle against cancer. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Thursday, July 21Viewing from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.St. Benilde Church Friday, July 22Viewing from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Funeral at approximately 11:00 a.m.St. Benilde Church Ronald Doyle [...]

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Southern Sudan: Free at Last!

On July 9, South Sudan formally joined the family of nations. Brother William Firman, director of the Teachers Training Institute in Southern Sudan writes to say that "the celebrations were joyful and orderly." After half a century of civil war that killed about 2 million people and displaced 80 percent of the population, the Southern [...]

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Collecting Change to Save Lives

It started with the desire of one Lasallian student to make a difference in the lives of children all around the world, and it blossomed into a multi-school effort to fight malaria. Meghan Gallagher attended the April 2010 Lasallian Convocation on the Rights of the Child at the United Nations as a junior at Justin-Siena [...]

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New Leadership in Midwest, SF Districts

New Visitors and Auxiliary Visitors in the Midwest and San Francisco Districts began their four-year terms July 1, 2011. Welcome to the new leadership.   Brother Larry SchatzVisitor, Midwest District Previously: Auxiliary Visitor, Midwest District    Brother Mark SnodgrassAuxiliary Visitor, Midwest DistrictPreviously: Principal, De La Salle Elementary at Blessed Sacrament, Memphis, TN   Brother Donald [...]

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Homestead Educational Center Offers Summer Camp

The summer camp at St. John Baptist de La Salle Educational Center in Homestead, FL opened June 14 with 60 children from area migrant families attending. The 10-week program offers remedial math, reading and other subjects, as well as games and swimming for the kids. Lunches, snacks, transportation to the pool site and individualized care [...]

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High School Students Attend West Coast Lasallian Youth Assembly

Seventy-five students and moderators from eight high schools participated in the 10th West Coast Lasallian Youth Assembly from June 12 - 17 held at the University of Portland, OR. The theme of this year's Assembly was Signum Fidei—Signs of Faith; it was designed to encourage students to live as signs of faith in the world [...]

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