Brother Kevin Ryan, RIP

Brother Kevin Ryan, FSC, of the Midwest District, died on August 20, 2017, at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. He was 78 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:00 – 10:0 a.m., Visitation 10:30 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 1695 Central Avenue Memphis, TN 38104 A private graveside [...]

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LSJI Studies Immigration Issues

Courtesy Alma Mejía-García Lasallians gathered together in El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, July 10-14, 2017, for this year’s Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI), which focused on learning about the important issue of immigration. New in 2017, the Office for Lasallian Education at Christian Brothers Conference partnered with the District of San [...]

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Reflecting on the Kitson Institute: Be Brave and Love

2017-2018 Lasallian Volunteers As the 2017-2018 Lasallian Volunteers begin their service year, they carry with them the experiences they had and the lessons they learned at the Brother Charles Kitson Institute for Formation of Lasallian Volunteers. Formerly Orientation, 32 LVs gathered at the Kitson Institute, which was held July 21-30 at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, to [...]

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Second Johnston Cohort Kicks Off with Energy

District of Eastern North America and Francophone Canada gathering. Courtesy Manhattan College The second cohort of the Brother John Johnston Institute of Contemporary Lasallian Practice began with three gatherings by District in July 2017. This new cohort features a redesigned program, which includes a deeper focus on evangelization and an online learning component. [...]

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New Leadership at July Lasallian Education Council Meeting

The Lasallian Education Council (LEC) held its annual summer meeting July 17-19, 2017, at the Christian Brothers Conference office in Washington, D.C. The LEC welcomed two new members: Sulema Modesto, dean of studies at Cathedral High School in Los Angeles, California, and John Vitek, president of Saint Mary’s Press in Winona, Minnesota. Dr. Kurt Schackmuth, [...]

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Brother Richard Leo McAlice, RIP

Brother Richard Leo McAlice, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died August 15, 2017, at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, New Jersey. He was 85 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Viewing McVeigh Funeral Home 208 North Allen Street Albany, NY 12206 Thursday, August 3, 2017 [...]

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Novitiate Begins for Five Brothers

From left: Brothers Dylan Perry, Paul Avvento, Mark Engelmeyer, Matthew Kotek and Steven Barbaro. Courtesy James Hannon On August 6, 2017, five young Brothers from the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) entered the Regional novitiate where they will spend the next year in deep discernment. Brothers Paul Avvento and Steven Barbaro, from [...]

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RELAN Women Inspired by Women’s Symposium

RELAN participants stand with Brother Superior Robert Schieler, FSC, center. Courtesy DENA “In the quiet moments while we walked together…our tears fell, tears of joy because we were each moved by the everlasting relationships we all formed, the power of our voices together in song and sharing and the knowledge that we have [...]

By | 2017-08-07T08:27:59+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Districts, News, People, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on RELAN Women Inspired by Women’s Symposium

NativityMiguel Coalition Names New Executive Director

Daniel Perez. Courtesy NativityMiguel Coalition The NativityMiguel Coalition has announced the appointment of Daniel Perez as its new executive director effective July 1, 2017. Perez, who has served for the past year as assistant principal at La Salle Academy in New York, New York, has extensive experience working in NativityMiguel schools as principal, [...]

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New West Catholic Principal Appointed

Kelly Lanza. Courtesy West Catholic West Catholic Preparatory High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has announced the appointment of Kelly Lanza as its new principal effective July 1, 2017. Prior to joining West Catholic, Lanza served in the roles of assistant principal for academic affairs and assistant principal for student affairs at Cardinal O’Hara [...]

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