Holy Week in Thailand

April 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Thailand - The Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD) welcomed Brother Vincent Pelletier to facilitate a Holy Week retreat in Thailand. One of the attached pictures depicts a scene from the Good Friday liturgy. Note the bare feet in the Good Friday shot.  The Brothers take off their shoes before entering the chapel. The other photograph shows the group of Brothers and Lasallian Sisters that assembled in Pattaya for this opportunity. Concurrent District retreats were held in Malacca, Malaysia and Tagaytay, Philippines. [...]

La Salle Alum Appointed President at Christian Brothers University

April 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Memphis, TN – The Christian Brothers University Board of Trustees today announced that Jack Shannon has been selected as the 23rd president of Christian Brothers University (CBU).  Shannon is a distinguished higher education leader with many years of experience directing not only academic and student-centered initiatives but also public/private partnerships focused on economic development in some of the most economically-challenged communities in the country. Shannon comes to CBU from Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey, where he led the Office of [...]

Pray for the Victims in Sri Lanka

April 22nd, 2019|2 Comments

Easter Sunday 2019 Dear Lasallian Family, It is with profound sadness that the world received the news of the horrific acts of violence carried out against worshiping Christians and other innocent people on Easter Sunday morning in Sri Lanka. May our entire DENA Lasallian family join together in prayer for all those who lost their lives, are injured or are suffering due to loss. We unite our prayers with those of Pope Francis, who prayed during his Easter Sunday Mass to “entrust those [...]

Lenten Day of Recollection Connects Lasallians Near and Far in Reflection

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Syracuse, NY - Brothers Joseph Jozwiak and Gabriel Fiumano welcomed Lasallians to the chapel on the Christian Brother Academy campus in Syracuse, NY for the Lenten Day of Prayer sponsored by our District on the day before Palm Sunday. With the desire to reach out to the Brothers and other Lasallians in the northern part of New York State the central location of Syracuse was chosen. Fr. Louis Sogliuzzo, SJ, who taught in a Lasallian school prior to joining the Jesuits [...]

3rd Annual National Religious Brothers Day – May 1

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

The 3rd annual Religious Brothers Day will be celebrated on May 1, 2019. Religious Brothers Day is a recognition and celebration of the gift of the vocation of religious brotherhood. Members of the Church are invited to “shed light on the identity of the Religious Brother and the value and necessity of this vocation.” The 48th annual Religious Brothers’ Conference Summer Assembly will be held July 15-18, 2019 at the Oblate Renewal Center, San Antonio, Texas. The featured presenter will be Brother [...]

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Illuminations: Self-Guided DLS Window Tour

April 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Riverdale, NY - As an extension of the original “Illuminations: The Life and Work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle” initiative, members of the of the 2019 IALU cohort collaborated with the offices of Mission, Marketing and Communication, and Information Technology Services to create a self-guided window tour app to allow users to explore the windows that depict significant events in Saint John Baptist de La Salle’s life. Ten windows guide viewers through key moments in the Saint’s life — from [...]