De La Salle HS, Concord, Hosts Charity Challenge for Twin School

Students at De La Salle High School in Concord, CA competed against each other in the Spartan Charity Challenge to determine which class could raise the most money for charitable causes, including Nativity School in Shinara Village, Keren, Eritrea. The competition, which runs from Ash Wednesday through the end of Holy Week, has a goal [...]

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San Miguel Providence is “Earning for Eritrea”

Students at the San Miguel School of Providence, RI surpassed their fundraising goal for their twin school, Nativity School in Shinara Village, Keren, Eritrea. The students raised more than $2,100 which shattered the goal of $1,000. The fundraising campaign started with a prayer service and reflections on Lent and Nativity School. The "Earning for Eritrea" [...]

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St. Raphael Academy Collects Change for St. Mary’s in Kenya

St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, RI used its Spring Spirit Week from March 19-23 to hold a "Penny Wars" competition among classes as a way to raise money for St. Mary's Boys Secondary School in Nyeri, Kenya. Each day during lunch periods, students dropped change into four large jars representing each class which totaled more [...]

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New DeThomasis Book Looks at Tradition in the Church

Flying in the Face of Tradition by Brother Louis DeThomasis, points to a way of unraveling the quandary the Church finds itself in by returning to its historic belief in tradition–"the lived experience of the faithful"–as a source of ongoing revelation and renewal. The author draws upon the core values and beliefs within Catholicism, and [...]

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Bethlehem University Welcomes Brother Álvaro

Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría received a warm welcome from Bethlehem University during his visit in March, while on a tour of Lasallian institutions in the Middle East. He spent a lot of time interacting with students, staff, and faculty. Several students told him that the loving atmosphere of community where they are welcome regardless of [...]

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Bro. Richard Kestler Named West Catholic President

Brother Richard Kestler, FSC, '60 has been appointed as president of West Catholic High School in Philadelphia, PA. Brother Richard has served as president of La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, PA since 2005 and previously announced plans to step down effective June 30, 2013. His departure will now come one year earlier as [...]

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Lewis University Dedicates New Science Center

(L-R) Brother James Gaffney, FSC, President of Lewis University, Dr. Charles Crowder, Associate Professor of Physics, Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and Matthew Kubacki, student, discuss possibilities of research in the laser optics lab of the new Science Center of Lewis University. Lewis University dedicated its new Science Center Friday, March 23 and welcomed community members [...]

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CBU Students Win International Website Competition

Pictured with a screenshot of the winning website (L-R): Dr. John Ventura, Chair of the Electrical/Computer Engineering department and faculty advisor of the IEEE student branch, Shilpa Appurubugatha, Martin Tribo and Steven Menezes Students from Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN placed first in the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Student [...]

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Lasallian Reception at National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Convention

The Lasallian Reception at theNational Catholic Education Association Annual ConventionApril 10, 2012  Invited: All Lasallians attending the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Convention in Boston Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel, *Independence East Room, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199 - Phone: (617) 236-2000 *Please check the hotel reader [...]

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Brother Yemanu Jehar, RIP

Brother Yemanu Jehar, a former member of the Institute's General Council (2000-2007), died March 26, 2012 after a lengthy illness. His funeral will be held March 30, 2012. Brother Yemanu was born July 7, 1944 in Keren, Eritrea. He was a member of the Lwanga District.

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