Brother Clarence Schenk, RIP

Brother Clarence Schenk, FSC, of the District of San Francisco New Orleans, died on Friday, August 21, 2015, at Joseph Alemany Community in Moraga, California. He was 83 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:00 a.m., Mass of the Resurrection 11:15 a.m., Burial 11:45 a.m., Reception/Luncheon Mont La Salle 4401 Redwood Road, Napa, California MILESTONES: [...]

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Brother Fernand Boisvert, RIP

Brother Fernand Boisvert, FSC, of the Francophone Canada District, died on August 21, 2015, in Laval (Québec), Canada. He was 87 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Visitation, including a community prayer at 7:30 Résidence De La Salle 300, chemin du Bord-de-l’Eau, Laval Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:00 [...]

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Alisa Macksey to Assume New Lasallian Role

Alisa Macksey, Courtesy Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Alisa Macksey, interim executive director and Regional programs director at Christian Brothers Conference, has announced that she will leave her position September 4, 2015, to continue her service in the Lasallian mission in a new role. Macksey has accepted a position as the director of [...]

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Christian Brothers School Celebrates Planned Expansion, New Leadership

The Next Generation Mass and reception celebrated the upcoming expansion and new leadership. Courtesy Christian Brothers School As the 2015-2016 school year gets underway, Christian Brothers School in New Orleans, Louisiana, is looking to the future by celebrating and planning for an expansion in 2016-2017. The school will expand to include the St. Anthony [...]

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Novitiate Underway for Five Brothers

Left to Right: Brothers Joseph Wright (SFNO), Dennis Galvin (MW), Michael Phipps (MW), Thomas Johnson (MW), Javier Hansen (SFNO), Ryan Anderson (MW), Thomas Westberg (SFNO) and Johnathon Emanuelson (MW) On August 1, 2015, five young Brothers from the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) entered the Regional novitiate where they will spend the [...]

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Brother Leo Srubas, RIP

Brother Leo Srubas, FSC, of the Midwest District, died Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Resurrection Life Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was 83 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Monday, August 10, 2015 4:00 p.m., Visitation 5:00 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial Sancta Alberta Chapel Lewis University Tuesday, August 11, 2015 9:30 a.m., Interment Resurrection Cemetery Romeoville, [...]

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Back-to-School Resources for Lasallians

As a new academic year gets underway, Lasallian educators around the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) are heading back to their ministries. Check out the resources below to find helpful tools for orientation and other activities. Words of the Founder: 100 Short Quotations - St. John Baptist de La Salle, Compiled by Nicholas Hutchinson, FSC For [...]

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Orientation Kicks Off New Service Year for Lasallian Volunteers

Before starting at their respective ministries, this year’s cohort of 49 Lasallian Volunteers (LVs) gathered for Orientation July 21-31 at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. The 30 first-year and the 19 second-year LVs attended daily presentations and workshops, which were both practical and reflective. LVs learned more about community living, the Lasallian charism, building support [...]

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LSJI Examines Violence and Peacemaking in Chicago Neighborhoods

LSJI participants stand with a guest speaker from Precious Blood Ministries, an organization that works with those in the community who have been impacted by violence and conflict. Courtesy James DeHaan Gathered in Chicago, Illinois, 19 participants and three staff members examined the theme of "Violence and Peacemaking in an Urban Setting" during [...]

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