Welcome to the New Website of Christian Brothers Conference

We are proud to unveil and welcome to you to the new website of Christian Brothers Conference, the central office for the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. In addition to presenting information about Christian Brothers Conference, this website also provides valuable information and resources [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 28th, 2013|News, Regional|Comments Off on Welcome to the New Website of Christian Brothers Conference

LASSCA Participants Return to Schools Reinvigorated

Participants of the Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators (LASSCA) Conference returned to their schools throughout the Region reinvigorated and connected by a sense of shared mission. Chief administrators, board members, and Region and District leaders took part in the LASSCA Conference in Tucson, AZ, Sunday, February 24 – Wednesday, February 27. With the [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 28th, 2013|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on LASSCA Participants Return to Schools Reinvigorated

Visit to San Miguel High School Highlights Day Three of Conference

An engaging keynote speaker and a visit to San Miguel High School were just a few of the highlights from Tuesday’s conference activities. After a prayer led by San Miguel students, Fr. James L. Heft, SM, delivered the keynote speech that addressed challenges of Catholic high schools. Fr. Heft is an Alton Brooks Professor of [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 26th, 2013|News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Visit to San Miguel High School Highlights Day Three of Conference

Chief Administrators Inspired to Sustain Mission

Leadership from Lasallian secondary schools gathered in Tucson, AZ, for the 2013 Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators Conference Sunday, February 24 through Wednesday, February 27. The gathering featured the theme of Sustainability and Viability: Let’s Accomplish Both! Chief administrators, along with Regional leaders, District leaders and others, were inspired by engaging speakers, breakout [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 25th, 2013|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Chief Administrators Inspired to Sustain Mission

Wide Variety of Sessions Highlight Day Two

The second day of the LASSCA Conference began with a roundtable discussion for school board leaders during breakfast before a jam-packed day of informative sessions. Brother William Mann, FSC, President of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, delivered a keynote speech in which he discussed the challenges of holding and passing on the "Lasallian baton." The [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 25th, 2013|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Wide Variety of Sessions Highlight Day Two

Chief Administrators Kick Off Conference in Tucson

Leadership of Lasallian secondary schools kicked off the annual Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators (LASSCA) Conference Sunday, February 24 in Tucson, AZ. The gathering features the theme of Sustainability and Viability: Let’s Accomplish Both! Chief administrators, along with Regional leaders, District leaders and others, will be inspired by engaging speakers, breakout sessions, idea-sharing, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 25th, 2013|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Chief Administrators Kick Off Conference in Tucson

Brother Patrick Ellis, RIP

Brother Patrick Ellis of the District of Eastern North America passed away on February 21, 2013 at De La Salle Hall, Lincroft, NJ. Read more about Brother Patrick "A great Christian brother" by Fr. William J. Byron, SJ Catholic Herald FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 De La Salle Hall 810 Newman Springs Road Lincroft, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|News, Transitions|Comments Off on Brother Patrick Ellis, RIP

DENA Raises $60,000+ for Lasallians Impacted by Superstorm Sandy

Some students from St. Peter’s who received aid The District of Eastern North America raised more than $60,000 to help Lasallians impacted by Superstorm Sandy. With nearly 20 ministries and Brothers’ communities in New York City and New Jersey, the October storm affected many young people and their families. To ease their stress, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Districts, News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on DENA Raises $60,000+ for Lasallians Impacted by Superstorm Sandy

RELAN Schools Hold Twinning Fundraisers

This Lenten season, RELAN schools are getting creative as they collect donations for their twin schools in the Lwanga District in Africa. Twinning is a Regional initiative that pairs each Lasallian school in RELAN with a Lasallian school in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, or Nigeria. Financial contributions help support African students in need by covering costs [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 21st, 2013|International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on RELAN Schools Hold Twinning Fundraisers

New Book Focuses on Future of Catholic Higher Education

John R. Wilcox, theologian and professor emeritus of religious studies at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY, recently published a book outlining the challenges Catholic colleges and universities face with diminishing numbers of clergy members on campus. Revisioning Mission: The Future of Catholic Higher Education focuses on the need to form on-campus "mission communities," which Wilcox [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:50+00:00 February 21st, 2013|News, People, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on New Book Focuses on Future of Catholic Higher Education