Category: Regional

Brothers in Initial Formation Retreat: ‘Being Brother in the Young Church Today’

Courtesy District of San Francisco New Orleans The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) hosted the Brothers in Initial Formation retreat November 8-11, 2018, at Saint Joseph’s Camp on the Russian River in Duncans Mills, California. The retreat theme was “Being Brother in the Young Church Today” and was facilitated by Charles [...]

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Huether 2018 Highlights Community

Lasallian educators returned to their ministries with a strengthened sense of community following their experience at the Huether Lasallian Conference, which took place November 15-17, 2018. “I feel at home. I feel it is a family,” said Brother Martin Montoya, FSC, Ed.D., coordinator of the International Lasallian Institute for Sustainability and the Environment at Lewis [...]

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Celebrating the 2018 Distinguished Lasallian Educators, Johnston Award Honoree

The 45th annual Huether Lasallian Conference concluded Saturday, November 17 with a Mass and banquet honoring the 2018 Distinguished Lasallian Educators (DLE) and the Brother John Johnston, FSC Award honoree. The DLEs represent the District of Eastern North America, the Midwest District and the District of San Francisco New Orleans. They were selected by their [...]

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Huether Celebrates Year of Lasallian Vocations

The 2018 Huether Lasallian Conference turned its focus to the Year of Lasallian Vocations on Saturday, November 17 with a keynote address and panel discussion, along with breakout sessions. The Year of Lasallian Vocations will be celebrated during the 2018-2019 liturgical year, which will start on December 2, 2018, to mark the 300th anniversary of [...]

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Powerful Keynote Resonates with Lasallians at Huether

A powerful keynote address highlighted a packed day at the 2018 Huether Lasallian Conference as attendees explored the theme “Limitless Potential: Transforming Lasallian Communities.” Dr. Michael “Mykee” Fowlin, psychologist, performer and poet, received a standing ovation following his address that mixed humor and serious messaging to encourage attendees to use their own painful experiences to [...]

By | 2018-11-17T16:11:07+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Districts, News, Regional|Comments Off on Powerful Keynote Resonates with Lasallians at Huether

Brother James Miller Cause for Beatification Moves Ahead

Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of De La Salle Christian Brother James "Santiago" Miller, FSC, who was killed February 13, 1982, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. The Vatican announced on Thursday, November 8, 2018, that Pope Francis issued the decree which clears the way for Brother James’ beatification at a date and time to be announced. [...]

By | 2018-11-09T14:42:32+00:00 November 9th, 2018|International, News, Regional|Comments Off on Brother James Miller Cause for Beatification Moves Ahead

Gery Short, AFSC, to Receive Johnston Award

Courtesy District of San Francisco New Orleans Longtime Lasallian Gery Short, AFSC, will be honored with the Brother John Johnston, FSC Award to recognize his significant service to the Lasallian mission. For more than 30 years, Short has embraced his vocation as a lay person in the Catholic Church serving the students, teachers, [...]

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International Lasallian Advisory Research Group Holds Inaugural Meeting

Courtesy Brother Martin Montoya, FSC The International Lasallian Advisory Research Group (ILARG) held its first gathering at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on September 23, 2018. Members of Lasallian higher education institutions established ILARG to increase research collaboration among the institutions in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si'. During [...]

By | 2018-10-17T18:01:40+00:00 October 12th, 2018|International, News, Regional|Comments Off on International Lasallian Advisory Research Group Holds Inaugural Meeting

International Symposium on Lasallian Research Draws Participants from 11 Countries

Courtesy Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota The seventh annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research, which took place September 21-23, 2018 at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMUMN) Twin Cities campus, involved 126 participants, including professors, administrators, researchers and students from 11 countries. Creative minds gathered to dialogue about the key characteristics or key areas [...]

By | 2018-09-28T10:17:20+00:00 September 28th, 2018|International, News, Regional|Comments Off on International Symposium on Lasallian Research Draws Participants from 11 Countries

Mullen High School Visits Twinned Ministry in Ethiopia

Courtesy District of San Francisco New Orleans In June 2018, students and faculty members from Mullen High School in Denver, Colorado, traveled to St. John Baptist de La Salle Catholic School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mullen High School is one of five schools in the Lasallian Region of North America twinned with St. John [...]

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