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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Lasallians Unfiltered – Br. Ed Phelan, FSC – Auxiliary Visitor, DENA “My whole life has been spent in the Lasallian Star Alliance: the one formed over 200 years before...the one that today reaches every corner of the world with human and Christian education;” published April 7, 2014 The Lasallian Star Alliance Map, circa 2014 Recently, while sitting in 22B on a United Airlines flight, I had a great awakening when the president of United came on the screen in front of me [...]
Lasallians Unfiltered – Br. Charles O'Connell, FSC - De La Salle Hall "For life-loving people like Peter and John singing together celebrated fellowship and remembrance. Both knew how much sorrow our lives contain but remained among the most joyful of men." March 17, 2016, Saint Patrick’s Day Saint Patrick’s Day songfests in America featuring overused oversweet songs pall quickly for me. I attend to honor my Irish ancestors and their dearly bought every day heroism. Still I wonder: hasn’t time come to retire such events [...]
Lasallians Unfiltered – Mr. John Voutsinos - De La Salle College "Oaklands" One would never think that a casual conversation between two twelve-year-old friends would shape the rest of one’s life. It did for me… I vividly remember playing video games at a friend’s house when he turned to me to say that he’s applying to a school in the city called De La Salle and asked me if I wanted to tag along. Being a typical twelve year old boy, who didn’t give [...]