Brother Álvaro’s Cites Young People as Focus of the New Evangelization

"I think that the new generations...should be the privileged area of the New Evangelization," said Superior General Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría in a statement he delivered before the Synod of Bishops presently gathered in Rome. He spoke about the importance of becoming familiar with the needs, distress, questions, yearnings and hopes of young people. Bro. [...]

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International Council of Young Lasallians Plans for Future

The International Council of Young Lasallians (ICYL) held its annual meeting at the Generalate in Rome, September 12-18, 2012. The ICYL celebrates the presence of Young Lasallians by organizing and encouraging activities worldwide and in specific Regions, along with making sure the voices of Young Lasallians are heard on an international level. The meeting focused [...]

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Honors for Brother Richard Kestler

Brother Richard Kestler, president of West Philadelphia Catholic High School, received two high honors in October. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia inducted Bro. Richard into the Archdiocesan Hall of Fame by presenting him with a 2012 Distinguished Graduate Award. The award honors Catholic school alumni who have not only achieved professional success in their chosen fields, [...]

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Celebrate Universal Children’s Day on November 20

In support of children worldwide, we invite all Lasallian ministries to celebrate Universal Children's Day on November 20. The United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child was adopted by the General Assembly on November 20, 1959, and subsequently approved the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989. The [...]

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Lewis to Expand Albuquerque Campus

Lewis University, based in Romeoville, IL, is expanding its Albuquerque, NM, campus after seeing enrollment more than double in three years. The Albuquerque campus opened in 2009 with a 2,232 square foot space. This expansion will add nearly 6,000 square feet to campus. Lewis University-Albuquerque has expanded from 70 students in six undergraduate degree programs to [...]

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State Historical Marker Dedicated at CBHS, Memphis

(L-R) Joe Evangelisti '75 (alumnus who generated the marker idea), Jesse Turner, Jr. '67 (the first African-American to enroll at CBHS), David Cook '69 (band supporter and funder of the marker), Brother Chris Englert, FSC, president, and Brother Joel McGraw, FSC, '63, assistant principal Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tennessee, has been honored with [...]

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International Radio Marathon to End ILDP Oct. 20-21

The 6th annual International Lasallian Days for Peace (ILDP) will conclude with a 30-hour online radio marathon October 20-21. EMITC, a Lasallian radio station based in Bogotá, Columbia, will host the program to unite Lasallians worldwide as ILDP comes to a close. Once on the EMITC website, click "Al Aire" to listen to the broadcast. You can also leave [...]

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Eighty Years of Lasallian Presence in Japan

The First Four Brothers: (L-R) Bro. Marcel, Bro. Laurent, Bro. Daniel, and Bro. Liguori Lasallians are celebrating 80 years since the first Brothers arrived in Hakodate, Japan on October 22, 1932. Four Brothers traveled from Montreal to open a Catholic school in northern Japan, but that plan did not come to fruition until many years later because [...]

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Collaborating to Give Lasallian Students in Europe the Edge

Lasallian educators in Europe have come together to create ways to increase students' achievement in foreign languages and information technology. The Centro La Salle in Los Corrales de Buelna in Cantabria, Spain is coordinating the "Cultural Jigsaw" project and connecting its teachers with other Lasallian teachers in Latvia, England and Turkey. At the recent gathering in Latvia, [...]

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Manhattan Receives Largest Gift in Its History

Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY, has received the largest financial gift in its history. Thomas D. O'Malley '63, former chairman of the board of trustees, donated $10 million for the construction of Manhattan's newRaymond W. Kelly '63 Student Commons, honoring the New York City police commissioner. The state-of-the-art student commons, which is expected to break [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:54+00:00 October 11th, 2012|News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Manhattan Receives Largest Gift in Its History