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General Councilor

Brother Timothy Coldwell, FSC, serves as the General Councilor for the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN). Elected at the 45th General Chapter in 2014, Brother Tim is one of eight General Councilors who assist the Superior General in the government and animation of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers). Brother Tim spends a significant amount of time at the Generalate (headquarters of the Institute) in Rome and visiting Lasallian ministries worldwide. In RELAN, Brother Tim provides service and leadership to the Region’s four Districts. For the seven years prior to his election as General Councilor, he served as Visitor of the former District of New Orleans-Santa Fe. Brother Tim has long been associated with the Lasallian mission, beginning with his days as a student at Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, Louisiana. He has served as a teacher, dorm prefect, soccer coach and administrator over the course of nearly 30 years in Arizona and Louisiana.

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Reflections by Brother Tim

Sharing Our Story with the Superior General

Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General, begins his pastoral visit to the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) today (November 1). He begins in Montréal, Québec, a fitting starting point since it was there in 1837 that Brother Aidant and three Brothers established the first permanent foundation in North...

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Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

To fully appreciate what Jesus is up to when he sends the 70 disciples out with instructions to travel in twos, to leave their baggage at home, and to eat and drink what your hosts put in front of you, it’s helpful to remember they are sent to the...

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Living a Legacy of Generosity

This month I spent a week visiting family and friends in my hometown of Denver. One of my rituals is going to the Fort Logan National Cemetery where I visit the gravesites of my mother, maternal grandparents, and uncle. And so a flood of fond memories is unleashed.  I...

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