Category: News

San Miguel High School Announces New Principal

San Miguel High School in Tucson, Arizona, has announced the appointment of Michael Richards as its new principal for the 2019-2020 school year.  Courtesy District of San Francisco New Orleans This is a return to San Miguel for Richards, having previously served as a founding faculty member, assistant principal and director of San Miguel’s Corporate [...]

By | 2019-06-12T17:25:40-04:00 June 12th, 2019|News, People, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on San Miguel High School Announces New Principal

Letters of Affiliation Presented in Midwest District

Robert Schwendau received Letters of Affiliation (AFSC) during a ceremony held May 15, 2019, at the Benilde-De La Salle Community in Chicago, Illinois. Courtesy Midwest District Schwendau’s association with the Christian Brothers dates back to 1951 when he left St. George High School as a sophomore to join the Glencoe juniorate and then the novitiate, [...]

By | 2019-06-12T17:21:09-04:00 June 12th, 2019|Districts, News, People|Comments Off on Letters of Affiliation Presented in Midwest District

Lasallian Volunteers Gather for Debriefing Retreat

The 2018-19 cohort of Lasallian Volunteers (LVs) gathered together for a final time at the annual Debriefing Retreat from May 24-27, 2019, at La Salle Manor in Plano, Illinois. The theme for the retreat was “Your LV Hike.” The time together was an opportunity to reflect, rest and reconnect with one another. Facilitators Chris Hueg, [...]

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Christian Brothers Investment Services Advocates Against Online Child Sexual Abuse

Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS) is leading a push in the tech industry to protect children around the world from online sexual abuse. CBIS recently filed a first-of-its-kind shareholder proposal with Verizon calling on the board to issue a report on the potential sexual exploitation of children through the company’s products and services. That proposal [...]

By | 2019-05-30T15:44:25-04:00 May 30th, 2019|International, News, Regional|Comments Off on Christian Brothers Investment Services Advocates Against Online Child Sexual Abuse

New Documentary Celebrates Lasallian Story

A new documentary is now available that celebrates the 300th anniversary of Saint John Baptist de La Salle’s entry into enteral life by telling his story through the lives of Lasallians worldwide. Released by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, this documentary shows how the Lasallian mission is alive in a variety [...]

By | 2019-05-30T06:40:43-04:00 May 30th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on New Documentary Celebrates Lasallian Story

Papal Audience Celebrates 300th Anniversary

Courtesy Servizio Fotografico - Vatican Media Pope Francis welcomed Brothers, Partners and students to an audience on May 16, 2019, where he called De La Salle “a pioneer in the field of education, who created an innovative education system for his time” and said De La Salle’s legacy is “still remarkable today for [...]

By | 2019-05-31T13:52:38-04:00 May 30th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on Papal Audience Celebrates 300th Anniversary

Circular 473 Looks Ahead to 46th General Chapter

Circular 473, released by the Superior General and General Council, looks ahead to the 46th General Chapter, which will take place May 2-29, 2021. The circular describes the preparation process, including listing the meetings, events and documents that will precede the General Chapter, and encourages Brothers to prepare mentally and spiritually to take part in the process. [...]

By | 2019-05-29T16:46:53-04:00 May 29th, 2019|International, News|Comments Off on Circular 473 Looks Ahead to 46th General Chapter

Two New Digital Journals of Lasallian Research

Two new Digital Journals of Lasallian Research are now available. Volume 9, Number 16 commemorates the 300th anniversary of Saint John Baptist de La Salle’s passing into eternal life by sharing reflections of nine Lasallians from all five Regions of the Institute on the actuality of Lasallian thinking in the 21stcentury. The second is the [...]

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Proposals Invited for Research Symposium

Proposals for presentations at the 8th International Symposium on Lasallian Research are now being accepted. The symposium will be held September 20-22, 2019, on the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus in Minneapolis. Proposals are due no later than June 30, 2019. This yearly symposium, which began in 2012, gathers creative minds to [...]

By | 2019-05-29T16:30:32-04:00 May 29th, 2019|International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Proposals Invited for Research Symposium

Brother Martin Ash, RIP

Brother Edward Martin Ash, FSC, of the District of San Francisco New Orleans, died May 24, 2019, at the Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle in Napa, California. He was 79 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Viewing (Rotunda) 11:00 a.m., Funeral Mass (Chapel) Mont La Salle Chapel 4401 [...]

By | 2019-06-06T16:47:17-04:00 May 29th, 2019|News, Transitions|Comments Off on Brother Martin Ash, RIP