Lasallians Unfiltered

Lasallian is a way of life–the educational mission of the Christian Brothers has touched the hearts of many, and we want to know how it’s touched your life. Your Lasallian stories and experiences, in your words. What story do you have to tell? Send us your stories, pictures, video, whatever tells your Lasallian story!

Manhattan Sophomore Battled Homelessness on Road to NCAA

January 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered – From homeless, to finding a home at Manhattan College... “I was lost. I was pretty much alone...Sometimes I just don’t believe it. I’ll wake up and I can’t believe I’m here...” published by the New York Post - December 9, 2017 - Written by Howie Kussoy The wheels went up. Some seats went back. New York slowly faded from view. The Manhattan Jaspers were sailing over the Atlantic Ocean to the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic in Northern Ireland, and Pauly [...]

I Knew I Couldn’t Defy my Wife’s Alzheimer’s. I Learned to Embrace it Instead – Mr. James Ruck

April 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered – Mr. James Ruck, most recently serving the mission with the Lasallian Volunteers, shares his struggles and acceptance of his wife, Gail's battle with Alzheimer's, and how faith shapes his day to day perspective and loving actions. “God gives us the cross but also the help to carry it.” published in the March 20, 2017 issue of America Magazine “Alzheimer’s.” The dreaded diagnosis given to my wife in 2010 landed like a death sentence. Not just for Gail but for us, for our [...]

90 Years, 90 Heroes: Br. Joseph Loewenstein

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered – As the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) celebrates 90 years, they celebrate heroes for their work, like our Brother Joseph Loewenstein, FSC, serving at Bethlehem University. “My philosophy is ‘helping others’ — be they students, the poor, anyone in need.” published January 6, 2017 One of the most familiar fixtures at Bethlehem University for several decades has been Brother Joseph Loewenstein, F.S.C. Affectionately known as “Brother Joe,” he has been a member of the CNEWA family for a long time. For [...]

Friends, and brothers, for a lifetime

January 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered – Two young men return and reflect on how La Salle School changed their lives. “Everyone at LaSalle...had high hopes for me. I thought it would be nice to show the staff that all their hard work came to something.” published December 23, 2016 “I came to LaSalle on my fifteenth birthday,” Terrell said. “I could never forget that.” Shawn was nearly 13 years old when he came to LaSalle. Both graduates of LaSalle’s high school, they were roommates during their entire [...]

Legacy Lasallian Mercy Associate Continues to Teach and Volunteer

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered – Marianne Sheehan – Legacy Lasallian Written by Sr. Camille D'Arienzo | Dec. 6, 2016 Conversations with Sr. Camille - National Catholic Reporter Marianne Sheehan, 73, Mercy Associate. Lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. Please tell us about your birth family. I am the eldest of seven children. I attended Holy Name Elementary and Catherine McAuley High School. After graduating from high school in 1961 I entered the Sisters of Mercy. As a vowed member I taught in several schools and served as principal in [...]

Looking Back and Forward

September 12th, 2016|2 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered – Br. Edward Adams, FSC – St. Jane de Chantal Parish (shared by the Fisher and McGregor families) To have been a De La Salle Christian Brother for more than 70 years is my greatest strength, treasure and bliss. Br. Edward Adams, FSC - 70 years a Brother It is rewarding to me to look back over intense years of Lasallian formation and being a member of the largest teaching institute in the world, imbued with the spirituality of St. John Baptist de La [...]