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The Third Visitor of the District Named

January 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

  Eatontown, NJ - This week, the Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, announced the appointment of Brother Robert Schaefer, FSC, as the third Visitor for the District of Eastern North America, whose term will begin September 1, 2021. Brother Robert Schaefer is a native of Maple Glen, PA (a suburb of Philadelphia), educated at La Salle College High School ('85) and La Salle University (B.A. '89, M.A. '95), where his vocation was awakened by the [...]

Christian Brothers Academy Addresses Staffing Shortage With Unique Solution

January 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

Syracuse, NY - Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse has found a unique solution to help with the staffing shortage during the 2020-2021 school year. They reached out to alumni for help. President for the school, Matthew Keough, said former students were the perfect answer because they were home. “Maybe they were home from college as a senior or working remotely from college, or maybe it’s their first job, and with what was going on economically and in universities, a lot of people [...]

Grants Add New Technology at Saint Raphael Academy

January 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Pawtucket, RI - Saint Raphael Academy recently received two grants that will enhance technology at the Academy and will further support STEAM curriculum for years to come. The Academy was awarded a grant of $50,490 from The Champlin Foundation to upgrade the arts technology lab. The grant will be used to purchase 20 Lenovo desktop computers that will mainly be used in fine arts classes, but also become a resource for STEAM-centered blended learning in other subjects. Saint Raphael Academy is the first [...]

The Events in Washington, D.C., on January 6th, 2021

January 8th, 2021|0 Comments

STATEMENT OF THE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE DISTRICT OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA OF THE BROTHERS OF THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS We denounce the events of January 6th, 2021 at the United States Capitol, a symbol of freedom and democracy throughout the world. The actions of a violent mob were a direct attack upon our democratic process and an attempt to interfere with the recently concluded open, fair and free elections. By the grace of God and the commitment of Senators and [...]

Brother L. Anthony Scotto, FSC

January 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Words of Remembrance for Brother Anthony Scotto, FSC 1934-2020 Given by Brother William Mann, FSC Mass of Christian Burial Chapel of the Christian Brothers Center Narragansett, Rhode Island January 6, 2021 This past Saturday evening a new star appeared in the heavens. Its ascent probably went unnoticed by most; but by Sunday morning, as word spread up and down the East Coast, we all knew that Anthony Scotto had died the way he so often tried to live his life. Quietly and [...]

CBA Senior Alexander Sanfilippo-Scherer Receives Congressional Award

January 4th, 2021|0 Comments

Middletown, NJ - Alexander Sanfilippo-Scherer is a senior at Christian Brothers Academy, in the Lincroft section of Middletown, NJ. The Spotswood native was recently notified he'd earned the Congressional Award's Gold Medal. The Congressional Award is a program set up for teens and young Americans by the United States Congress. Its foundation is one of charity and public service. Participants must be at least 13 and a half years of age to register and complete their project by the time they are 24. Congressional [...]