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Manhattan College Stands in Solidarity with Local Jewish Community

April 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Riverdale, NY - Recently, Dr. Brennan O'Donnell, President of Manhattan College issued a statement to the College community and wider Riverdale community, condemning recent attacks on local synagogues, and called for Lasallians, and all brothers and sisters in faith to stand in solidarity with the Jewish community. The recent attacks on four Riverdale synagogues are painful reminders of the continuing scourge of hatred in our communities.  We reach out today in solidarity and sorrow to our Jewish [...]

Pray for Indianapolis

April 16th, 2021|0 Comments

As one Lasallian family, let us continue to pray for peace in our world especially for the innocent victims of the violence in Indianapolis, Indiana. We pray for those who lost their lives and for those who are still recovering, may they find peace in God’s loving presence. “In the end, the only response is to do good – for no matter what the darkness, it will never overcome the light.” -USCCB Live Jesus in our Hearts… Forever.

For Kate Ward-Gaus, A Career Defined by “What it is to be Lasallian”

March 30th, 2021|1 Comment

Philadelphia, PA - It was 2016 when Dawn Soufleris, Ph.D., sought La Salle University’s next assistant vice president for student wellness. The search led Soufleris, the vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, to Kate Ward-Gaus, who at the time had directed La Salle’s substance, abuse, violence, and education programs. Ward-Gaus wasn’t sure about her fit with the role. “I kept thinking, ‘They need somebody with a doctorate for this,’” said Ward-Gaus. “I decided not to apply.” The more she thought [...]

La Salle Institute Senior Godparent to Family, Joining the Church this Easter

March 28th, 2021|0 Comments

Marco Pantoja III, 18, center, sits down for dinner with his family March 7, 2021, at their home in Valatie, N.Y. Marco sponsored his family when they were baptized as Catholics during the Easter Vigil. (Credit: Cindy Schultz via The Evangelist via CNS.) ALBANY, NY — Marco Pantoja III has a room much like any other 18-year-old: a navy blue New England Patriots flag for his favorite NFL team, handfuls of awards from his years playing soccer, and a tiny [...]

Pray for Boulder Colorado

March 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

As one Lasallian family, let us continue to pray for peace in our world especially for the innocent victims of the violence in Boulder, Colorado: Tralona Bartkowiak, 49; Suzanne Fountain, 59; Teri Leiker, 51; Kevin Mahoney, 61; Lynn Murray, 62; Rikki Olds, 25; Neven Stanisic, 23; Denny Stong, 20; Jody Waters, 65; & Boulder Police Officer, Eric Talley, 51 We pray for those who lost their lives and for those who are still recovering, may they find peace in God’s loving presence. “In the [...]

DENA Racial Justice Coalition Stands with Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

March 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Eatontown, NJ - The rise in violence against members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities coupled with the March 16th killing of 8 people in the Atlanta, Georgia area have caused great pain for all people of good will, most especially our sister and brothers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. As part of the ongoing work of the DENA Racial Justice Coalition, we condemn the violence and the Atlanta murders in the strongest possible terms. We remember the victims by [...]