Early Twinning Remittance from Schools Promises a Generous Year

Thank you to all the schools that participated in this year's Twinning Lenten Appeal. We are grateful to the students and faculty/staff who contributed generously to this annual fundraising campaign of the USA-Toronto Region to support our twin schools in the Lwanga District of the Institute. The contributions will benefit 13 Lasallian schools in Africa. [...]

By | 2012-11-07T12:39:04+00:00 April 27th, 2012|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Early Twinning Remittance from Schools Promises a Generous Year

SF District High Schools Team Up to Provide Twin Schools Clean Water

Several Lasallian high schools in California worked together on a fundraiser to support clean water initiatives for students and families of two Lasallian twin schools in Ethiopia. Justin-Siena High School in Napa, La Salle High School in Pasadena, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory in San Francisco and Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento took part in [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:00+00:00 April 26th, 2012|Districts, News, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on SF District High Schools Team Up to Provide Twin Schools Clean Water

Saint Patrick HS Releases 150th Anniversary Book

As part of Saint Patrick High School's 150th anniversary celebration, it has launched a coffee table book titled, A Tradition of Brotherhood: 150 Years at Saint Patrick High School. Alumnus Dan Smith '98 wrote the book which traces Saint Patrick's from its modest 1861 founding to its present-day status as one of Chicago's most lauded, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:00+00:00 April 26th, 2012|News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Saint Patrick HS Releases 150th Anniversary Book

FSC Generalate Hosts Inter-congregational Meeting of Brothers

The Institute will host the forthcoming Inter-congregational Meeting of Brothers at the FSC Generalate in Rome from September 2- 29, 2012. Focusing on "The Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the World Today," the gathering aims to take an in-depth look at the common identity and mission of Brothers in the Church and [...]

By | 2012-11-07T12:39:40+00:00 April 26th, 2012|International, News, People|Comments Off on FSC Generalate Hosts Inter-congregational Meeting of Brothers

Lasallians Attend LA Religious Education Congress

Brother George Van Grieken (left) provides instructions to his vocations colleagues just prior to the opening of the exhibition hall. They are (left to right), Brother Edward Shields, Heather Ruple, Brother Leonard Rhoades, Zac Ufnar. Lasallian teachers and campus ministers were among the 39,000 who gathered in Anaheim, CA in March for the 2012 Los [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:00+00:00 April 20th, 2012|News, People|Comments Off on Lasallians Attend LA Religious Education Congress

Calling Young Lasallians to a Week of Service

The Regional Council of Young Lasallians invites Lasallians to "Spring into Action" for the First Young Lasallian Week of Service. From April 22-30, the council is encouraging Lasallians to participate in a volunteer activity, and share their experiences and pictures. The Regional Council of Young Lasallians hopes to make this an annual service event.

By | 2012-11-07T12:40:35+00:00 April 19th, 2012|News, People, Regional|Comments Off on Calling Young Lasallians to a Week of Service

Create a Poster for Peace

In preparation for the sixth annual International Lasallian Days for Peace (ILDP), the International Council of Young Lasallians (ICYL) is hosting a poster-making contest. This year's theme invites Lasallians to reflect and promote peace in our communities, schools, families, and within ourselves. The question to address for the posters is: Building Bonds of Peace Together: [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:00+00:00 April 19th, 2012|International, News|Comments Off on Create a Poster for Peace

Young Brothers Gather for Retreat

A weekend retreat rejuvenated young Brothers in various stages of initial formation. Brothers from the USA-Toronto Region, along with four international Brothers who are studying at Saint Mary's University in Winona, MN, gathered with their formators at St. Charles Borromeo Retreat Center in Romeoville, IL, adjacent to Lewis University. It was their first retreat in [...]

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Lasallian Education Presence at NCEA Convention

Lasallian Education was well represented at the 2012 National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) Convention and Expo in Boston, MA from April 11-13. Not only did Lasallian educators take part in professional and spiritual development sessions, several were honored and others accepted new NCEA leadership roles. Richard Engler, president of Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul, MN, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:00+00:00 April 19th, 2012|News, People|Comments Off on Lasallian Education Presence at NCEA Convention

New Event Planner Joins the Regional Office

Christian Brothers Conference is happy to welcome Beth Pernerewski to the Regional team. Pernerewski joined the Conference in April 2012 as an Event Planner. She provides planning and logistical support for events and formation programs that the Conference sponsors. "I'm excited to provide such an important service to the members of this Region," she said. [...]

By | 2012-11-07T12:40:03+00:00 April 19th, 2012|News, People, Regional|Comments Off on New Event Planner Joins the Regional Office