Palm Beach Bishop Barbarito Receives Letters of Affiliation

March 9th, 2023|0 Comments

During this past Catholic Schools Week, Bishop Gerald Barbarito of the Diocese of Palm Beach, was presented with the Letters of Affiliation by Brother Robert Schaefer, Visitor, during mass at St. John Paul II Academy.  The story was shared in the Diocesan newspaper.  Bishop Barbarito becomes honorary member of Christian Brothers | Palm Beach |

Keeping Lasallian Spirit at the Center

March 6th, 2023|0 Comments

There is a hidden gem in the District of Eastern North America—a small team in our District office who work tirelessly on multiple levels to keep the Founder’s vision alive. Office for Mission & Ministry team. Front row: Mrs. Maryann Donohue-Lynch, Associate Director of OMM; Br. Ernest Miller, FSC, Director of the Adrien Nyel Project; Mr. Justin Martineau, Associate Director of OMM. Back Row: Mr. Benjamin Ventresca, Provincial Delegate for Board Governance; and Mr. James Logan, Director of OMM. As [...]

Brother Spotlight: Brian Henderson, FSC

March 6th, 2023|0 Comments

It stuns me how often people ask, “Are you still a Brother?” Why wouldn’t I be? Blessedly, being a Christian Brother for 43 years and counting works for me! If it’s not broke, why fix it? Despite the potential nomadic aspect of Religious Life, I served principally in three places. Twice I served at my alma mater, West Catholic. Four years teaching before the two West Catholic high schools combined. I now assist at West with Lasallian Formation and Animation. Twice I served [...]

Face of the Fund: Mateo Callejas

March 6th, 2023|Comments Off on Face of the Fund: Mateo Callejas

by Michele Hutton, Development Associate, San Miguel School of Washington DC San Miguel is becoming a tradition for the Callejas family, and Mateo Callejas, now in eighth grade, is forging a path all his own. “Mateo is a natural leader who brings positivity and energy to everything he does,” one of his teachers noted. “He shows up every day with a passion to achieve great things.” There was no question in the summer of 2019 that Mateo wanted to attend San [...]

Brother Dominic Smith, FSC

January 29th, 2023|3 Comments

1941 - 2023 Brother Dominic Smith, FSC Born Patrick Francis Smith in Hanover PA on 13 March 1941 Died at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft NJ on 29 January 2023 Entered the Ammendale MD Novitiate on 15 June 1959 Received the Religious Habit and Name Dominic Alphonsus on 7 September 1959 Pronounced Perpetual Vows in Philadelphia PA on 30 August 1966 Words of Remembrance for Brother Dominic Smith, FSC Written by John Smith (The oldest of the five Smith Brothers) Delivered [...]

President of Manhattan College Pushes to Revive Community in Higher Education

January 12th, 2023|0 Comments

Even as president, Gardner eats lunch every day in the school cafeteria and regularly walks the campus, where he engages with students, faculty and staff. This article originally appeared in Crain's New York Business on January 10, 2023. Illustration credit: Crain's New York Business Riverdale, NY - Brother Daniel Gardner is the president of Manhattan College, a 170-year-old, 3,500-student, independent Catholic liberal arts college in Riverdale. Gardner, a member of the teaching order De La Salle Christian Brothers, began his career [...]