Category: Twinning

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

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 [...]

By | 2018-09-28T10:13:59+00:00 September 28th, 2018|International, News, Regional, Twinning|Comments Off on Mullen High School Visits Twinned Ministry in Ethiopia

Lwanga Visitor Makes Second RELAN Visit

Calvert Hall College High School was Brother Ghebreyesus’ first stop on his school visits. Courtesy Calvert Hall Walking hand in hand is an image that will remain with students in the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) who welcomed Brother Ghebreyesus Habte, FSC, Visitor of the Lwanga District of Africa, into their [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:30:15+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|International, News, Regional, Twinning|Comments Off on Lwanga Visitor Makes Second RELAN Visit

Twinned Schools Connect Over Skype

In a first-of-its-kind effort, twinned schools in the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) and the Lwanga District in Africa connected over Skype. This was the first time all RELAN schools twinned with the same Lwanga school connected at the same time. Students and faculty at the five RELAN schools twinned with Mount La Salle [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:06+00:00 December 14th, 2016|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Twinned Schools Connect Over Skype

DENA Strengthens Twinning Relationships with Kenya Visit

Courtesy District of Eastern North America The District of Eastern North America (DENA) brought the Lasallian family closer together through its recent visit to twinned ministries in Kenya. This summer’s Come and See was a follow up to the 2014 Twinning Summit, the District’s original two-week program aimed to strengthen twinning relationships. The [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:09+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Districts, News, Twinning|Comments Off on DENA Strengthens Twinning Relationships with Kenya Visit

Twinning: Praying Together in Solidarity

As part of the twinning program between the U.S. Districts in the Lasallian Region of North America and ministries in the Lwanga District of Africa, this video shows Lasallians praying a Lenten prayer together in solidarity. General Councilor Brother Timothy Coldwell, FSC, and Lwanga District Visitor Brother Ghebreysus Habte, FSC, lead this prayer, which features students in [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:14+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Twinning: Praying Together in Solidarity

New Twinning Resources for 2015

This Lenten season, we are reminded of the connection we share with Lasallians in the Lwanga District of Africa through the twinning program, which includes 13 ministries in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria. This year marks the 20th anniversary of our twinning program. Our Region established the twinning program in 1995 in response to a [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:23+00:00 February 6th, 2015|Districts, International, News, People, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on New Twinning Resources for 2015

Lenten Twinning Prayer

As part of the twinning program between the U.S. Districts in the Lasallian Region of North America and ministries in the Lwanga District of Africa, this video shows Lasallians praying a Lenten prayer together in solidarity. General Councilor Brother Timothy Coldwell, FSC, and Lwanga District Visitor Brother Ghebreysus Habte, FSC, lead this prayer, which features [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:23+00:00 February 6th, 2015|Districts, International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Lenten Twinning Prayer

Two Cardinals have Lasallian Connections

Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel (center) at St. John Baptist de La Salle School. Two of the newly appointed cardinals have Lasallian connections. On Sunday, January 4, 2015, Pope Francis announced 20 new cardinals for the next consistory, a list that includes Archbishop Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., of Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) and Archbishop Charles Maung [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:24+00:00 January 9th, 2015|International, News, People, Twinning|Comments Off on Two Cardinals have Lasallian Connections

Lwanga District Visitor Connects with Students

Brother Timothy Coldwell, General Councilor, and Brother Ghebres at Christian Brothers Conference Relationships are at the heart of the twinning program between schools in the Lasallian Region of North America and the Lwanga District of Africa. Those relationships received a boost with the visit of Brother Ghebreyesus Habte, FSC. Brother Ghebres began his October [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:27+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Districts, International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Lwanga District Visitor Connects with Students