Centennial of Benilde

Lasallian Digest • Summer 1962

These two short articles about Blessed Brother Benilde (today, St. Benilde) appeared back-to-back. Each was written by a Christian Brother.  At that time, it was the 100th anniversary of the death of a man whose educational impact on some sections of France was quite remarkable.

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Philadelphia Protectory for Boys Becomes St. Gabriel’s Hall

Lasallian Digest  • Summer 1962

Here is a one-page article, which originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, regarding the renaming of the Philadelphia Protectory for Boys (Audubon, PA). The name St. Gabriel’s Hall certainly possesses a more positive and modern image. And if you had previously thought that the St. Gabriel in this name was the biblical angel, guess again!

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Christian Brothers Education Association 20 Years

Lasallian Digest • Fall 1962

For decades, the Christian Brothers Education Association provided an suitable outlet for the Brothers to express their educational expertise and to enrich their teaching mission. The CBEA is gone now—replaced by other entities over time—but a look back at its rich legacy is offered by Brother Dominic Augustine (La Salle College, Phila.).

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