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!

We Are the Lasallian Star Alliance

May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

Reveries on Music, Men, and History

March 17th, 2016|4 Comments

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 [...]

Lasallian Runs in the Family

February 9th, 2016|1 Comment

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 [...]

Reflectors of Light

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Lasallians Unfiltered - Br. Raymond Meagher, FSC, Manhattan College “If you believe in Scampia you will find a sea of good here.” When exiting the Metro station in Scampia, one can see the above welcoming statement on a large poster. This suburb of Naples, Italy is actually in a state of decay and is regarded as a major ghetto. This message is an attempt to challenge the negative associations about Scampia, but it seems out of place with its bright colors. Many say [...]