Br. Paco Chiva Comes to America to Explore Association

March 17th, 2020|1 Comment

Br. Paco visits the Turon Community in DC, with Br. Ed along with current and alum Lasallian Volunteers. Bronx, NY - On February 13th Brother Paco Chiva, FSC, the Co-Secretary for Association of our Institute, left Rome, Italy for his tour of the new world. On March 8th he arrived in DENA for two weeks to meet Lasallians at work, in communities or at home, hosted by Br. Edward Phelan, who also authored this post. He started by visiting with [...]

More than 35 Attend 3rd Vocation Summit of 2019-2020

March 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Lincroft, NJ - The Office for Vocations of the Brothers of the Christian Schools District of Eastern North America hosted its third of five Vocation Summits for the academic year. Hosted by Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, NJ, more than 35 students responded to the invitation to further explore their life's vocation. Young men and women from Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, Brooklyn, La Salle Academy, New York, St. Peter's Boys High School, Staten Island, La Salle College High School, Wyndmoor, West Catholic Preparatory [...]

Newman Club at NYU Welcomes Lasallians

March 4th, 2020|0 Comments

New York, NY - The Newman Club at New York University recently welcomed the Lasallian community that resides nearby in the East Village. The chapel at the Catholic Center at NYU is a regular venue for Mass for members of the community and Father John Baptist, OP, the Chaplain, was gracious in providing members of the community with an opportunity to meet with the members of the Newman Club. After Mass the community  joined the students for supper and then led a [...]

Bishop Whelan Offers Mass at LSA-NYC

March 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

New York, NY - Auxiliary Bishop Edmund Whalen, vicar for clergy in the archdiocese, offered Mass March 2 at La Salle Academy on March 2. Pinch hitting for Cardinal Dolan, who was sick, Bishop Whalen stepped up to the plate with aplomb. Fr. Gregory Chisholm, pastor at St. Charles Borromeo in Harlem, also helped celebrate the mass. Bishop Whalen’s homily spoke directly to the student body and what it means to be a moral young man. He referenced the recent cheating episode [...]

Bishop Loughlin Partners with Cornell; Uses Science to Show Dangers of Vaping

February 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Brooklyn, NY - Students at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Brooklyn have learned a science lesson — but also a life lesson — about the dangers of vaping. A 2019 CDC survey showed e-cigarette usage is prevalent among young people, with 28 percent of high school teens and 11 percent of middle schoolers admitting they had recently used e-cigs. It can also be dangerous – over 2,000 people have been hospitalized for lung issues related to vaping. That’s where this experiment [...]

La Salle Educational Center of Homestead Joins DENA

February 20th, 2020|4 Comments

from the article "Brother Victorino’s legacy continues," by Ana Rodriguez Soto - Florida Catholic newspaper Homestead, FL - On February 4, 2020, the La Salle Educational Center, founded by alumni of Lasallian schools in Cuba, ceremonially transferred its covenant relationship from the Christian Brothers’ Antillas-México Sur District to our District of Eastern North America. After the signing, from left: Brother Jose Francisco Flores Gamio, Brother Pedro Alvarez Arena, Brother Dennis Lee, Father Jose Joaquin Espino, Monica Lauzurique, Alan Weyland, Brother Rafael [...]