Category: International

Death of Brother Paul McAuley, FSC

Brother Paul McAuley, FSC, was found dead at the “La Salle” Intercultural Student Community in Iquitos, Peru, on April 2, 2019. Brother Paul, president of the Loreto Environmental Network and advisor to the Peruvian Amazon Student Organization, was a well-known defender of the environment, fully identified with the reality of the Loreto Region and the [...]

By | 2019-04-05T13:09:33-04:00 April 5th, 2019|International, News, Transitions|Comments Off on Death of Brother Paul McAuley, FSC

New Video Message from the Superior General

A new video from Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC, regarding the 300th anniversary of the death of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, which occurs April 7, 2019, and the ongoing Year of Lasallian Vocations, is now available. In the video, Brother Robert speaks with Dr. Maggie McGuinness, professor of religion and theology and [...]

By | 2019-04-05T15:43:17-04:00 April 5th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on New Video Message from the Superior General

Save the Date: UMAEL Congress

Alumni of Lasallian ministries worldwide are invited to the 7th Congress of the World Union of Lasallian Former Students (UMAEL), which will take place November 21-23, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with the theme “Beyond the Borders: One Heart. One Commitment. One Life.” This international congress is being held in the United States for the first [...]

By | 2019-04-05T12:12:36-04:00 April 5th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on Save the Date: UMAEL Congress

Help Requested for Mozambique After Devastating Cyclone

Courtesy the La Salle International Foundation The La Salle International Foundation has launched an emergency appeal for funds to benefit a Lasallian ministry in Mozambique. On March 14, Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Preliminary assessments in Mozambique indicate that hundreds of lives have been lost, tens of thousands of homes have [...]

By | 2019-03-22T11:47:21-04:00 March 22nd, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on Help Requested for Mozambique After Devastating Cyclone

Lasallians from RELAN Attend World Youth Day 2019

Students from SMUMN with Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC. Courtesy SMUMN Lasallians from the District of Eastern North America (DENA), the Midwest District and the District of San Francisco New Orleans attended the 2019 World Youth Day, which took place in Panamá, January 22-27, 2019. Staff, alumni, and students from Saint Mary’s University of [...]

By | 2019-02-21T15:34:52-04:00 February 8th, 2019|Districts, International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Lasallians from RELAN Attend World Youth Day 2019

New Edition of Lasallian Vocations Bulletin Available

The fifth edition of the Lasallian Vocations Bulletin is now available. This edition includes reflections and activities from around the world that focus on fostering a culture of vocations and Lasallian vocations. The Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) is featured in this edition, with a Q&A with Brother Javier Hansen, FSC, religion teacher at [...]

By | 2019-01-24T14:14:08-04:00 January 24th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on New Edition of Lasallian Vocations Bulletin Available

Brother Stephen Markham Assigned to Position in Rome

Courtesy Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Brother Stephen Markham, FSC, director of Contacts for the Midwest District, has been assigned to serve as mentor and assistant resident director for students from Lasallian universities living at the Brothers’ Generalate in Rome. The students are enrolled in the Lasallian Universities Center for Education (LUCE) program, [...]

By | 2019-01-10T14:49:59-04:00 January 10th, 2019|International, News, People|Comments Off on Brother Stephen Markham Assigned to Position in Rome

Letter Released from Lasallian Vocations Gathering in Kenya

As part of the celebration of the Year of Lasallian Vocations, a number of Lasallians gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, in November 2018 and have since released a letter, which includes encouraging the fostering of the culture of vocation, accompaniment and reflection on our call to respond. The letter also includes examples of ways in which [...]

By | 2019-01-10T15:49:56-04:00 January 10th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on Letter Released from Lasallian Vocations Gathering in Kenya

Brother George Van Grieken to Lead Research and Resources in Rome

Courtesy District of SFNO Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC, has announced the appointment of Brother George Van Grieken, FSC, of the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO), as secretary coordinator of Lasallian Research and Resources for the Institute, effective September 2019. Brother George currently serves as director of the SFNO Lasallian [...]

By | 2019-01-10T14:45:01-04:00 January 10th, 2019|Districts, International, News, People|Comments Off on Brother George Van Grieken to Lead Research and Resources in Rome

Lasallian Universities Center for Education (LUCE) Plans for Next Program

Students in the 2018 LUCE program visit the Colosseum in Rome. Planning for the second full-semester program of the Lasallian Universities Center for Education (LUCE) is underway as participants from the first session share their experiences. LUCE was initiated at the Encuentro meeting in Bogotá in 2015. Representatives from colleges and universities in [...]

By | 2018-12-14T09:42:37-04:00 December 13th, 2018|International, News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Lasallian Universities Center for Education (LUCE) Plans for Next Program