Brother Nicholas Schumer, RIP

Brother Nicholas Schumer, FSC, of the Midwest District, died December 27, 2015, at Presence Resurrection Life Center, in Chicago, Illinois. He was 82 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 11:00 a.m., Visitation Holy Trinity Church 25 East Richmond Westmont, Illinois 12:00 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, December 31, 2015 11:00 a.m., Interment All [...]

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Sarah Laitinen Named as New RELAN Representative to ICYL

Sarah Laitinen has been appointed by the Superior General as the new representative of the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) to the International Council of Young Lasallians (ICYL). Laitinen is a sixth-grade teacher at The San Miguel School in Providence, Rhode Island, and was a Lasallian Volunteer from 2007-2009. She has attended various formation [...]

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Brother Marc Cyr, RIP

Brother Marc Cyr, FSC, of the Francophone Canada District, died on December 13, 2015, in Laval (Québec), Canada. He was 89 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Thursday, December 17, 2015 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Visitation Résidence De La Salle 300 chemin du Bord-de-l’Eau, Laval Friday, December 18, 2015 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Visitation Lépine-Cloutier [...]

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“Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church” Document Released by Vatican

The Vatican released a new document that highlights the role of religious brothers on December 14, 2015. The document, titled “Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church” delves into the particular role of religious brothers in the Catholic Church. There are approximately 55,000 Brothers worldwide and about 4,300 in the United States. [...]

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Brother Joel Dolan, RIP

Brother Joel Dolan, FSC, of the Midwest District, died on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Mercy Circle in Chicago, Illinois. He was 89 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 4:00 p.m., Visitation Sancta Alberta Chapel Lewis University Romeoville, Illinois 5:00 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:00 a.m., Interment Resurrection [...]

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Brother Paul French, RIP

Brother Paul French, FSC, of the Midwest District, died on December 10, 2015, at Presence Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was 83 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Monday, December 21, 2015 4:00 p.m., Visitation St. Charles Borromeo Chapel Lewis University Romeoville, Illinois 5:00 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, December 22, 2015 9:00 a.m., [...]

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Dedication of the Saint-Michel Lasallian Center

Brother Louis-Paul Lavallée, FSC, Visitor of the Francophone Canada District, cuts the ribbon with the help of Frantz Benjamin, city councilor of the Saint-Michel district, Montréal. On the evening of November 26, 2015, Brothers, local government officials and members of the community, gathered together to celebrate the dedication of the new Saint-Michel Lasallian Center [...]

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Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy Begins

December 8, 2015, begins the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Pope Francis marked the occasion, which falls on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, by opening the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica, in Rome. "To pass through the Holy Door means to rediscover the infinite mercy of the Father who welcomes everyone and goes [...]

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Year of Mercy Resources

December 8, 2015, marked the beginning of year the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Find resources below to use throughout the year. Do you have resources to share? Send them to communications@lasallian.info. Jubilee Year of Mercy, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Bull of Induction of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pontifical Council for the Promotion of [...]

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Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray, FSC, Addresses Pope Francis at World Congress

Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University, Brother Peter Bray, FSC, spoke at the World Congress "Educating Today and Tomorrow: A Renewing Passion” in Rome on November 21, 2015. This year the Congregation for Catholic Education is celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration Gravissimum Educationis and the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Apostolic Constitution [...]

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