Superior General Appoints Next SFNO Brother Visitor

December 17th, 2021|0 Comments

Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, has informed Brother Nick Gonzalez, FSC, that he will be appointed to a four-year term as Brother Visitor of the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO), effective July 1, 2022. Brother Nick will be SFNO’s second Brother Visitor, succeeding Brother Donald Johanson, FSC, who has served as SFNO’s Brother Visitor since 2014. The appointment follows the completed nomination process held by the District and the [...]

Brother Arthur Bangs, FSC

December 11th, 2021|7 Comments

Words of Remembrance for Brother Arthur Bangs, FSC 1932 - 2021 Given by Brother Michael McGinniss, FSC December 16, 2021 De La Salle Chapel, La Salle University Philadelphia, PA “Keep the Rule, and the Rule will keep you.” Brother Arthur Bangs certainly heard that saying often in his career as a Brother of the Christian Schools. Most Brothers formed before the Second Vatican Council in the early 1960’s would understand it to suggest at least two contrasting approaches to life, or perhaps scripts [...]

Let us pray for the Catechists – Reflection from Pope Francis

December 10th, 2021|0 Comments

An invitation from Brother Robert Schaefer, FSC Click here for more Each month, Catholics throughout the world are asked to pray for the monthly intention of the Pope.  For the month of December, Pope Francis has invited the faithful to ray for Catechists “that they may continue to announce the Word of God with courage and creativity.” The ministry of the Catechist is at the heart of our Lasallian educational mission.  In the Second Meditation for the Time of Retreat, [...]

Brother Michael Andrejko, FSC, Named Next Principal of Central Catholic High School

December 10th, 2021|2 Comments

1986 Viking formally returns to lead alma mater Pittsburgh, PA – At the approval of the District of Eastern North America’s Provincial/Visitor, Brother Robert Schaefer, FSC, Brother Michael Andrejko, FSC, has been named the next Principal for Central Catholic High School. Br. Michael succeeds Brother Anthony Baginski, FSC, who has led the premier college preparatory Lasallian high school located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh since 2016. Br. Michael’s ministry formally begins July 1, 2022. A Brother for more than thirty years, Br. [...]

Christmas Card Contest Winner 2021

December 8th, 2021|0 Comments

The Guardian of the Holy Family Meet the Artist: William DiResta Christian Brothers Academy Lincroft, NJ Age 15 | Sophomore William DiResta, a West Long Branch native, is a Sophomore at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. Crediting his father, Thomas, Will says he's been interested in art his whole life. "My dad paints as a hobby, so he really helped me to take interest in all things art whether it be painting or drawing, or other forms." Painting, drawing, [...]

Brother Spotlight: Dominic Gisondo

December 3rd, 2021|8 Comments

I was born in Queens, NY in 1932. My parents immigrated to the USA from Italy a few years before I was born. My father had family who also came over, but my mother’s family remained. As I completed my high school years at Bishop Loughlin in Brooklyn, I felt called to the life of helping students to learn as a Christian Brother. I was ready to join. However, my father told me that the family was taking an extended trip back to [...]