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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 [...]

Brother Victorino is Declared Venerable

April 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Rome, Italy - Pope Francis formally recognized that Brother Victorino Arnaud Pages, who dedicated his life to establishing schools and alumni associations in the United States and the Caribbean, lived the Christian virtues in a holy way. The Decree on the “heroic virtues,” approved by Pope Francis Saturday April 6, 2003 raised our Brother of French origin but who lived for 50 years in Cuba, to the rank of Venerable. Soon after he joined to the Brothers of the Christian Schools, due [...]

Brother Louis DeThomasis To Receive Honorary Doctorate from St. Mary’s College

April 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Moraga, CA - Brother Louis DeThomasis, FSC, president emeritus and professor of interdisciplinary studies at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, and co-founder and former president of the Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS) will receive an honorary doctoral degree in educational leadership at Saint Mary’s College of California’s annual Academic Convocation. The celebratory event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in the College’s Chapel at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 1928 St. Mary’s Road, Moraga, Calif. [...]

Saint Raphael Academy Receives STEAM Certification

April 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Pawtucket, RI - After studying Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet,” Saint Raphael Academy students recreated the Masquerade Ball, listening to Elizabethan music and learning Elizabethan dance. After researching Mexican culture, they used 3D printers to create fantastical creatures, called alebrijes, seen in the movie “Coco.” And after reading Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” they delved into moral and ethical questions raised by scientific advancements, creating political cartoons and mixed-media collages to explore those ideas. For those reasons and more, University College at Roger Williams University will [...]