Father Kenan Osborne, OFM, RIP

Father Kenan Osborne, OFM, who was active in Lasallian formation programs over many years, passed away on April 19, 2019. He was 88 years old. Father Kenan was an internationally known scholar and teacher, having lectured throughout the world and authored or co-authored more than 21 books and more than 70 articles and reviews. Serving [...]

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Final Cohort II Johnston Gatherings Take Place

The final gatherings for the second cohort of the Brother John Johnston Institute of Contemporary Lasallian Practice took place across three weekends in March, grouped by District. Each gathering featured a capstone presentation by participants and time to reflect on the program, which took place over the course of two years during which participants gathered [...]

By | 2019-04-25T13:34:32+00:00 April 25th, 2019|Districts, News|Comments Off on Final Cohort II Johnston Gatherings Take Place

Brother James Miller, FSC, Beatification Date Announced

Courtesy Midwest District Brother James "Santiago" Miller, FSC, will be beatified on December 7, 2019, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. More details will be announced as they become available. In November, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis approved a decree recognizing that Brother James died as a martyr, an important step in his cause for [...]

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New Principal Appointed at De La Salle Collegiate

From left: De La Salle Collegiate president John M. Knight and Nathan R. Maus. Courtesy District of Eastern North America Nathan R. Maus will serve as the new principal at De La Salle Collegiate High School in Warren, Michigan, effective July 1, 2019. A 1999 De La Salle graduate, Maus is currently the [...]

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New President Appointed at Christian Brothers University

Courtesy Christian Brothers University Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, Tennessee, announced on April 23, 2019, that Jack Shannon has been selected as the 23rd president of the school, effective July 1, 2019. Shannon is an alumnus of La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and he currently serves on the executive committee of [...]

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Prayers Requested for Victims of Sri Lanka Attack

Brother Christy Croos, FSC, Visitor of Colombo, has released a letter requesting prayers and sharing information about members of the Lasallian family affected by the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. Read Brother Christy’s letter > Additionally, Brother Dennis Lee, FSC, Visitor of the District of Eastern North America has released a letter also requesting [...]

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Brother Victorino Arnaud Pages, FSC, Declared Venerable

Courtesy Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools Communications Service Pope Francis formally recognized that Brother Victorino Arnaud Pages, FSC, who dedicated his life to establishing schools and alumni associations in the United States and the Caribbean, lived the Christian virtues in a holy way, earning him the title of Venerable. Pope [...]

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District of Francophone Canada Visitor Appointed to Second Term

Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC, has appointed Brother Florent Gaudreault, FSC, to serve as Visitor for the District of Francophone Canada for a second term. His new three-year term is from May 15, 2019, to May 14, 2022. “Brother Florent brings an acute intelligence and a discerning spirit to the needs of the District. We pray [...]

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De La Salle Today: Lasallians: Hearts on Fire

The latest issue of De La Salle Today focuses on Lasallian Reflection 4, “Lasallians: Hearts on Fire.” This reflection accompanies the theme for the 2018-2019 liturgical year, “Our Hearts Are Burning Within Us” and is inspired by the story of the disciples journey to Emmaus (Luke 24:13). This issue starts by highlighting powerful examples of [...]

By | 2019-04-16T14:44:51+00:00 April 16th, 2019|News, Regional|Comments Off on De La Salle Today: Lasallians: Hearts on Fire

New Biography of the Founder Now Available

The Teacher’s Saint tells the story of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers and founder of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Led by his faith, De La Salle developed new ways of educating the poor in 17th century France. Today, De La Salle continues to shape the world of education [...]

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