Superior General Visits NOSF, DENA

Superior General Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría recently completed his pastoral visit to the New Orleans-Santa Fe District and the District of Eastern North America. Following are stories and photos of his visit. DENA DISTRICT VISIT NO-SF VISIT   Click here for more pictures.   Day 10: Thursday, October 27 Brother Álvaro spent the day in Covington at Saint [...]

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Holy Family Students Teach and Learn in Ethiopia

Twenty-one students from Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria, MN spent part of their 2011 summer immersed in a different culture. They served at two twin schools in Ethiopia: Meki Catholic Mission School in Meki and Besrate Gabriel School in Dire Dawa. While at the schools, they taught English to students and children from [...]

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Trip Provides Life-changing Experience for DeLaSalle Students

DeLaSalle students work with Saint Paul's students. A summer 2011 immersion experience at twin schools in Kenya provided a life-changing journey for 11 students from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, MN. They spent three-and-a-half weeks at Saint Paul's Secondary School in Marsabit and about two weeks at Rongai Agricultural and Technical Secondary School in Rongai. [...]

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Brothers Take Eye-opening Trip to Kenya

Students in a class at Rongai. Brothers Dennis Lee and John McMahon from the District of Eastern North America ventured far from home in May 2011 to visit twin schools in Kenya. For Bro. Dennis, it was a return to his second home while it was a new, eye-opening experience for Bro. John. "It was [...]

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CBU Celebrates 140 Years

(l-r) Dr. John Smarrelli Jr. (CBU President), Kimberly Neal (Associate Director of Resident Life), and Reverend Paul Watkins, OP (Visiting Assistant Professor, Management/Marketing/Economics) cut the cake commemorating CBU's 140th Anniversary. Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. CBU was founded as Christian Brothers College on November [...]

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Brother Matthew Buckley, RIP

Brother Matthew Buckley, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, NJ October 12, 2011. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Friday, October 14, 2011De La Salle Hall810 Newman Springs RoadLincroft, NJ 07738-1608Viewing from 10:00 - 11:45 a.m.Prayer Service at 11:45 a.m. Monday, October 17, 2011La Salle Hall6001 Ammendale RoadBeltsville, MD 20705-1202Viewing [...]

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Graduates of Formation Programs Reunite

Close to 100 graduates of the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies, the Lasallian Leadership Institute (LLI), and the Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI) gathered in Chicago, IL, September 30-October 2, 2001. This first Regional Lasallian Formation Reunion focused on "Our Lasallian Journey-Sustaining the Mission, Renewing the Passion." The event was organized by Brother Raymond Blixt [...]

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State of Illinois Honors St. Pat’s

The Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS) honored the Christian Brothers and Saint Patrick High School in Chicago at the 27th Annual Centennial Awards Ceremony in Springfield, IL September 24. Recognizing the school's 150 years of educational excellence, the society presented St. Pat's with a Centennial Award inscribed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and ISHS President [...]

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Brother Donald Mansir, RIP

Brother Donald Mansir, FSC, of the San Francisco District, died October 8, 2011 at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Tuesday, October 11Candlelight Vigil at 6:30 p.m.Saint Mary's College of California Chapel Plaza, Moraga, CA Wednesday, October 12Memorial Mass at 12:40 p.m. Saint Mary's College Chapel Friday, October 14Viewing from 3:00 [...]

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Brother Michael Finnegan, RIP

Bro. Michael Finnegan, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died at Riverview Hospital in Red Bank, NJ on October 6, 2011. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Tuesday, October 11, 2011Funeral Liturgy at 11:30 a.m.Viewing from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m.De La Salle Hall810 Newman Springs RoadLincroft, [...]

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