2014 – 2015 Lasallian Pocket Calendars Now Available

Plan ahead! The July 2014 – December 2015 Lasallian Pocket Calendar and Directory of Places is now available! This easy-to-tote publication includes important dates including Lasallian feasts, along with Catholic and legal holidays in the United States and Canada. It also features inspirational quotes from St. John Baptist de La Salle in English and French [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 31st, 2014|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on 2014 – 2015 Lasallian Pocket Calendars Now Available

Lasallian Education Council Elects New Officers

LEC, February 2014 The Lasallian Education Council (LEC) elected new officers at its June 24 – 25 meeting in Washington, DC. Chair of the LEC is Charles Legendre, AFSC, Director, Office of Education – Covington, District of San Francisco New Orleans; Vice Chair is Loras "Red" Sieve, AFSC, Consultant to the District Council, [...]

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Lasallians Meet for Brother John Johnston Institute Summer Session

The Brother John Johnston Institute of Contemporary Lasallian Practice held its 2014 summer session July 13 – 18 at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. The week-long gathering brought together for the first time all 108 of the Institute’s participants from throughout the four Districts in the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN). The session topic [...]

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Buttimer Participants ‘On Fire’ with Inspiration for the Lasallian Mission

Buttimer 1 Participants in this year’s Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies found themselves immersed in an eye-opening experience of Lasallian formation, receiving significant and in-depth professional development surrounding the heritage, history, pedagogy, values, and spirituality of the Lasallian mission. "I was overwhelmed by the diversity of ministries of participants yet all of us [...]

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LSJI Provides Experiential Program on Immigration Actualities

With a focus on immigration and the tough journey migrants often face, 19 participants and 3 staff members immersed themselves in the 2014 Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI) from July 6 – 11. This year concentrated on the experiential program entitled El Otro Lado, Spanish for "the other side," that is offered by San Miguel [...]

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Bethlehem University Requests Prayers

Bethlehem University in the Holy Land is requesting prayers as the crisis in Gaza continues. The University sent a message Thursday, July 24 to graduates, friends, and supporters of Bethlehem with information on how the violence is impacting graduates. "To all our graduates in the Gaza Strip, we are praying for you and hope this [...]

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News from the Lwanga District

From a Twinning Summit to a new Visitor to a profession of vows and the latest newsletters – Africa’s Lwanga District has been busy! Participants of the District of Eastern North America (DENA) 2014 Twinning Summit are home reflecting on their experiences and developing ways to use those experiences to improve their twinning relationships with [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Districts, International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on News from the Lwanga District

Central Catholic Leadership Transition

As Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, PA, transitions from a president – principal leadership model to principal model, Brother Robert Schaefer, FSC, will begin his sixth year in the fall as principal in the newly transformed role. He will now also oversee all advancement, financial, and academic operations. Brother Robert has spent 17 years [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 21st, 2014|News, People, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Central Catholic Leadership Transition

Bethlehem University Closed on July 21 in General Strike

On Monday, July 21, 2014, Brother Peter Bray, Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University in the Holy Land, provided the following update on the crisis. "Bethlehem University is closed today as part of the Palestine-wide General Strike in protest at the ongoing killing in Gaza. This interrupts our end of summer school exams as well as [...]

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Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep Names Interim President

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (SHC) in San Francisco, CA, has appointed Brother Ronald Gallagher, FSC, Ph.D., as interim president effective August 1, 2014. Brother Ronald brings to the role eight and a half years of experience as president of Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC) in Moraga and will lead SHC for one year while [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 17th, 2014|News, People, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep Names Interim President