New LUMEN Highlights Vocations

“Culture of Vocations” is the theme of the July issue of LUMEN, a newsletter for Young Lasallians. Developing a culture of vocations is one of the four priority areas of Young Lasallians worldwide. The other three are service with the poor, communications and networking, and sustainable organizational growth. This issue of LUMEN highlights the meaning [...]

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LSJI Shines Light on Human Trafficking

LSJI 2016 participants at the St. Paul Police Department Intense moments challenged participants of the Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI) as they tackled the topic of human trafficking during the July 17-22, 2016, formation program. With the theme “Human Trafficking in our Communities,” LSJI brought 23 Lasallians to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to examine the causes [...]

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Community at Buttimer Fuels Passion for Mission

Courtesy Alan Seder After two weeks immersed in Lasallian history, pedagogy, spirituality and community, participants of the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies are returning to their ministries with a renewed passion for the Lasallian mission. Buttimer brings together participants for two weeks over three summers to study the life and work of St. [...]

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DENA Strengthens Twinning Relationships with Kenya Visit

Courtesy District of Eastern North America The District of Eastern North America (DENA) brought the Lasallian family closer together through its recent visit to twinned ministries in Kenya. This summer’s Come and See was a follow up to the 2014 Twinning Summit, the District’s original two-week program aimed to strengthen twinning relationships. The [...]

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New AXIS Features History of Buttimer

A new issue of AXIS: Journal of Lasallian Higher Education is now available, which includes a look at the beginnings of the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies. Brother William Mann, FSC, president of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, wrote the article to outline the start of Buttimer, a formation program of Christian Brothers Conference, and [...]

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Get Involved: Lasallian Gathering at WYD

More details are now available for the Lasallian gathering that will take place during this month’s World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow, Poland. Lasallians will gather Wednesday, July 27 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Saint Jana Kantego Church with Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC. There is no cost to attend this event, but [...]

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De La Salle Institute, Chicago, Names Principal

De La Salle Institute in Chicago, Illinois, has chosen Diane Brown as its principal effective July 1, 2016. Brown served as the interim principal of both De La Salle campuses during the 2015-2016 academic year. For the 2016-2017 academic year, Brown will serve as principal for both the Institute Campus for Young Men and the [...]

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Brother Joseph Burke, RIP

Brother Joseph Burke, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died July 3, 2016, at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 7o years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Thursday, July 7, 2016 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Visitation 7:00 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial La Salle University 1900 West Olney Avenue Philadelphia, [...]

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