Category: International

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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 December 13th, 2018|International, News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Lasallian Universities Center for Education (LUCE) Plans for Next Program

Energy in Africa: Twinning, Formation, Vocations

From twinning to formation to vocations, three recent initiatives in Africa provided enriching experiences for Lasallians to bring home. Students at St. Paul’s Secondary School in Marsabit. Courtesy Maryann Donohue-Lynch Prior to the first International Lasallian Center (CIL) held in Africa, three Lasallians from the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) visited twinned [...]

By | 2018-11-30T09:18:28+00:00 November 30th, 2018|International, News, Twinning|Comments Off on Energy in Africa: Twinning, Formation, Vocations

New Interview with Brother Robert Schieler

Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC, recently sat down with Salt and Light TV for an extended interview covering a wide range of topics. The interview took place in light of Brother Robert’s participation in the October 2018 Synod of Bishops, which he discussed. He also talked about works in the worldwide Lasallian mission, including [...]

By | 2018-11-30T14:38:26+00:00 November 28th, 2018|International, News, People|Comments Off on New Interview with Brother Robert Schieler

New Biography of the Founder Now Available

The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has released a new biography on Saint John Baptist de La Salle, entitled Walking Together, as a new resource to celebrate the Year of Lasallian Vocations, which kicks off December 2, 2018. The biography portion of the book is authored by Brother Diego Muñoz, FSC. The [...]

By | 2018-11-28T13:49:05+00:00 November 28th, 2018|International, News|Comments Off on New Biography of the Founder Now Available

Institute Releases Font for Lasallian Family

The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has a released a font called Indivisa Manet (permanently indivisible), created for use by the entire Lasallian family. From the Indivisa website, “In a diverse world, our font is a unifying element that allows us to recognize ourselves as part of a large family, and at [...]

By | 2018-11-28T13:36:56+00:00 November 28th, 2018|International, News|Comments Off on Institute Releases Font for Lasallian Family

Lasallian Jubilee Year to Start November 17

The Lasallian Jubilee Year will start November 17, 2018, in honor of the 300th anniversary of Saint John Baptist de La Salle’s entry into eternal life. Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC, released a letter on May 15, 2018, announcing that the Holy See had declared 2019 a jubilee year. Brother Robert invited Lasallians to [...]

By | 2018-11-15T21:43:46+00:00 November 15th, 2018|International, News|Comments Off on Lasallian Jubilee Year to Start November 17

De La Salle Regional Archivists Association Conference

Front row: Brother Hilaire Raharilalao, FSC (archivist, Institute); Brother Emmet Sinitiere, FSC (archivist, legacy New Orleans-Santa Fe District); Amy Surak (archivist, Manhattan College, legacy New York and Long Island-New England Districts, Midwest District, Christian Brothers Conference, and co-archivist, DENA); and Jennifer Sturm (archivist, District of San Francisco New Orleans). Back row: Brother Robert Wilsbach, [...]

By | 2018-11-09T13:52:04+00:00 November 9th, 2018|International, News|Comments Off on De La Salle Regional Archivists Association Conference

Synod Interview With Brother Superior General

Courtesy Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools Following his attendance at the 2018 Synod of Bishops focusing on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment,” Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC, gave an interview on his experience. The Synod was held in Vatican City from October 3-28, 2018. During the Synod, [...]

By | 2018-11-09T13:26:52+00:00 November 9th, 2018|International, News|Comments Off on Synod Interview With Brother Superior General