Lasallian Volunteers’ Director to be Honored for Service

Jolleen Wagner, Director of Lasallian Volunteers, will be honored on June 7, 2014, by Siena College for her dedication to service. Wagner, a 2004 graduate of the Loudonville, NY, college, will receive the Franciscan Spirit Award during the President’s Brunch and Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony as part of the college’s Reunion Weekend. The Franciscan Spirit [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 30th, 2014|News, People, Regional|Comments Off on Lasallian Volunteers’ Director to be Honored for Service

New Visitor for District of NO-SF

Following the election of Brother Timothy Coldwell, FSC, as General Councilor, Brother David Sinitiere, FSC, is now Visitor of the District of New Orleans-Santa Fe (NO-SF). Brother Timothy’s role as General Councilor for the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) took effect immediately upon his election at the General Chapter on May 22, which concluded [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 29th, 2014|Districts, News, People, Regional|Comments Off on New Visitor for District of NO-SF

New Publication in Lasallian Studies Collection Available

The 18th volume in the Lasallian Studies Collection is now available. Entitled "The Fragile Hope of a Witness: The Itinerary of Brother Michel Sauvage (1923-2001)," this book was presented to each of the capitulants at the 45th General Chapter by Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría, FSC, former Superior General. It is customary at each General Chapter [...]

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Debriefing Retreat Celebrates Service of Lasallian Volunteers

The 2013 – 2014 cohort of Lasallian Volunteers (LVs) met May 22 – 25, 2014, to celebrate and reflect on their year of service. This year, the annual Debriefing Retreat had the theme: Your LV Biblical Experience. Fifty-one LVs gathered at La Salle Manor in Plano, IL, drawing parallels between their journeys and the journeys [...]

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Brother Thomas Power, RIP

Brother Thomas Power, FSC, of the Midwest District, died May 25, 2014, in Chicago, IL. He was 90 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Monday, June 2, 2014 4:00 p.m., Visitation 5:00 p.m., Funeral Mass Lewis University Sancta Alberta Chapel Romeoville, IL Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Interment Resurrection Cemetery Mendota Heights, MN MILESTONES: Born: December 7, 1923, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 28th, 2014|News, Transitions|Comments Off on Brother Thomas Power, RIP

New Regional Coordinator for Lasallian Vocation Ministry at Christian Brothers Conference

Christian Brothers Conference announces Chris Swain as the new Regional Coordinator for Lasallian Vocation Ministry. Swain, a former Lasallian Volunteer who currently serves at Justin-Siena High School in Napa, CA, will be the first lay person to lead Lasallian vocation efforts full time for the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN). He will work closely [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 27th, 2014|News, People, Regional|Comments Off on New Regional Coordinator for Lasallian Vocation Ministry at Christian Brothers Conference

Brother Timothy Coldwell Elected as General Councilor for RELAN

Brother Timothy Coldwell, FSC, was elected today, May 22, as General Councilor with specific responsibility for the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN). "I am humbled beyond words by the commission I have received from the Brothers of the 45th General Chapter to serve as General Councilor," said Brother Tim. "I hope that in some [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|International, News, People, Regional|Comments Off on Brother Timothy Coldwell Elected as General Councilor for RELAN

Superior General Election News Circulates on Social Media

When the Institute first delivered news about the election of new Superior General Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, on social media, Lasallians took to Facebook and Twitter to share pictures, posts, and messages about the new leader. Through these social media outlets, Lasallians throughout the world were able to receive updates and contribute congratulations and best [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|International, News, People, Regional|Comments Off on Superior General Election News Circulates on Social Media

Brother Jorge Gallardo de Alba Elected as Vicar General

Brother Jorge Gallardo de Alba, FSC, who has served for the past seven years as a General Councilor in Rome, was elected Vicar General at the 45th General Chapter on May 21, 2014. Brother Jorge succeeds Brother Thomas Johnson, from the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN), as Vicar General. As a Resident General Councilor, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:32+00:00 May 21st, 2014|International, News, People|Comments Off on Brother Jorge Gallardo de Alba Elected as Vicar General