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Manhattan Students Join Lasallian Peers at Ignatian Teach-In

November 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Washington, DC - Ten Manhattan College students, led by Conor Reidy and Jacquie Martin in the office of Campus Ministry & Social Action (CMSA), traveled to Washington, D.C. from November 16-18 for the 22nd annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. The group advocated for environmental and social justice issues such as climate change and immigration reform. “We were thrilled to once again attend the annual Ignatian Family Teach-In in Washington D.C,” Reidy said. “We will continue to work together to explore what our [...]

  • Br. Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools

DENA Family Together for Association Celebration and 10 Years of Mission

November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Christian Brothers and Partners-in-Mission from more than 35 Catholic Lasallian Ministries throughout the Northeast gathered virtually and in-person; to explore vocation and the future of mission.   Superior General, Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, keynote speaker for the District Association Celebration Philadelphia, PA - For the past ten years, the Brothers of the Christian Schools, along with their Lasallian Partners, have provided a human and Christian education to more than 14,000 students and their families as one geographic network: The District of [...]

Art Exhibit Depicts Veterans’ Stories Dating Back to World War II

November 12th, 2019|0 Comments

New York, NY - Sacrifice and service are on display in the Flatiron Building, from a mother learning her son was killed in action to a female Marine, or rather a Marine who happens to be a female. "I just wanted to be seen as a Marine. I wanted to be seen as a sergeant," said former Marine Sergeant Kirsten Battocchio.   Battocchio served for five years on embassy duty in several countries and says women in the Marine Corps have additional challenges. [...]

Christian Brothers Debut New Video for National Vocation Awareness Week

November 3rd, 2019|1 Comment

Washington, DC - From November 3-9, the Church and Religious Orders are celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week. “An annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations." The Office of Brothers' Vocations for the Lasallian Region of North America has released a new video showcasing the Christian Brothers and [...]

  • Statue of De La Salle on Manhattan College campus.

How St. John Baptist de La Salle brought education to millions of poor kids like me

October 30th, 2019|0 Comments

from America magazine, by Paul Mariani - September 13, 2019 Statue of De La Salle on Manhattan College campus. I am sitting in a small classroom in one of those World War II Quonset huts that line the hill along the rim of Manhattan College in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. It is the spring of 1962—the semester I will graduate—and this is Brother Luke Salm’s religion class. We are blue-booking one of his quizzes, and he is off to [...]

Superior General Visit 2019

October 28th, 2019|0 Comments

November 6 - 20, 2019During Brother Superior's Pastoral visit, he will be accompanied by RELAN General Councillor Brother Timothy Coldwell FSC and one of our Brothers Visitor while at many of the ministries of DENA.One of the key highlights of Br. Robert's visit will be his keynote address for the District's Association Celebration. Returning to his home city of Philadelphia and alma mater, La Salle University, Br. Robert's presentation will be live streamed on Friday November 8 to all Lasallians of DENA gathered [...]