Archives Changes for Region, Districts

Archives at Manhattan College, Courtesy Amy Surak For years, archivists have carefully preserved history on the Districts and Region in what is now the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN). The past few months have brought location changes for some of those archives. As of September 1, 2014, archives for Christian Brothers Conference [...]

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Renovations Improve Notre-Dame de la Rouge

New dorms Renovations are underway at Notre-Dame de la Rouge, a retreat center in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, Québec, including new dorms and a new sewage system. Notre-Dame de la Rouge opened in the 1940s as a summer location for the Ottawa Juniorates. Buildings were added as the needs increased and it slowly developed into a [...]

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International Online Forum Set for Higher Education

The International Association of Lasallian Universities (IALU) will host an online forum on pedagogical teaching values, faculty training, identity and the use of new methodologies in the context of Lasallian universities. The forum, which is the second of its kind, will take place Monday, October 20, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern. Registration is free for [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 September 18th, 2014|International, News|Comments Off on International Online Forum Set for Higher Education

2014 ILDP: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty to Build Peace

The 2014 International Lasallian Days for Peace (ILDP) will begin on September 21 (the United Nations’ sanctioned International Day of Peace) and run through October 21. The theme for this 8th annual event is Breaking the Cycle of Poverty to Build Peace and is an initiative of the International Council of Young Lasallians (ICYL). Following [...]

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New Day Camps Serve Youth at Saint-Michel in Montréal

For the first year, Centre Saint-Michel, a ministry of the District of Francophone Canada, organized day camps for boys and girls living in a less fortunate neighborhood of Montréal. Sixty-five kids attended the camp with 45-50 participating each day, exceeding expectations. Activities took place in city parks, some of which had swimming pools. On rainy [...]

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Earthquake Recovery Continues

Holy Family Community shortly after the earthquake, Courtesy Brother George Van Grieken, FSC Lasallians in Napa, California, continue the process of cleaning up after the earthquake that shook Northern California early Sunday, August 24. The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) recently offered updates on damage sustained at its offices, the retreat [...]

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Brother Frederick Sherrer, RIP

Brother Frederick Sherrer, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died August 20 in Portsmouth, England. He was 83 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:00 p.m., Memorial Liturgy La Salle Manor 61 Fairfax Crescent Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1L 1Z7 Brother Frederick’s body has been cremated. Brothers and friends were present at [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 September 15th, 2014|News, Transitions|Comments Off on Brother Frederick Sherrer, RIP

Lewis University Provost Receives Letters of Affiliation

Dr. Stephany Schlachter, provost of Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, received Letters of Affiliation (AFSC) to the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The Midwest District honored Schlachter in a ceremony on Lewis University’s campus on September 6, 2014, in the presence of her family, several Lewis University faculty and staff members, and [...]

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Social Tradition Conference Seeks Papers

The Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame is accepting proposals for its Joy & Hope: 50th Anniversary of Gaudium et Spes Conference, which will be held March 22–24, 2015, at the University of Notre Dame. The conference will feature internationally known speakers and highlight the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II document, Gaudium et [...]

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Symposium on Lasallian Research Approaching

The third annual Symposium on Lasallian Research will be held September 28-30, 2014, at the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus. The deadline to register is September 19. Speakers include: Rebecca Proehl, Ph.D. Professor EDD in Educational Leadership Program Kalmanovitz School of Education Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA Thomas Clasen, Ph.D., JD Professor [...]

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