Pope Appoints Women, Br. Robert Schieler to Congregation of Religious

July 10th, 2019|0 Comments

The Vatican - From Catholic Weekly and Catholic News Service Brother Robert Schieler was named a full member of the congregation by Pope Francis. Pope Francis named six superiors of women’s religious orders, a consecrated laywoman and the superior of the De La Salle Christian Brothers to be full members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Previously, the members had all been men: cardinals, a few bishops and several priests who were superiors of [...]

Manhattan College Hosts the 2019 Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies

June 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Riverdale, NY - For the third consecutive year, Manhattan College will host the annual Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies. More than 150 educators from five continents and 31 Lasallian secondary schools will gather on campus from June 23 to July 6. The Buttimer Institute is an intensive three-year professional development and personal formation program that explores the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, the patron saint of educators in the Catholic Church, and also provides participants with opportunities to explore the [...]

The Institute’s Reality of Lasallian Association, from our District

June 25th, 2019|0 Comments

The first gathering of the Western Association Group of Lasallians (WAGL) hosted at De La Salle College "Oaklands" Toronto, Ontario. Rome, Italy - The District of Eastern North America is blessed to have a number of Associative Groups.  These are groups made of Lasallians (Brothers and Partners) who are joined together in Association for the mission.  Associative Groups in the District help to strengthen the experience of belonging so critical to the journey of association.  They [...]

Grads Leave De La Salle Vocational

June 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Salutatorian Duane Price (center) and fellow graduates of De La Salle Vocational School turn their tassels after receiving their high school diplomas, June 14.  (Photo by Gina Christian) Philadelphia, PA - Thirteen students turned their tassels during a June 14 graduation ceremony at De La Salle Vocational School, the day treatment center of St. Gabriel’s System in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Founded in 1974 and operated by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services (CSS), the Bensalem-based school provides educational, vocational and behavioral [...]

CBA Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony For $11 Million Capital Campaign “Our Mission Their Future”

June 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Dewitt, NY - Approximately 150 people including trustees, alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students attended a groundbreaking ceremony at Christian Brothers Academy for improvements and renovations to the school on Tuesday, June 11. The $11 million Capital Campaign, Our Mission Their Future includes a remodeled front entrance; a renovated dining center; enhancements to the performing arts; a new, modern library; new classrooms; and a significant investment in the school’s endowment for financial aid. President Brother Joseph Jozwiak, Principal Matthew Keough, Board of Trustees [...]

Pilgrimage Honors Br. James Miller, Touches Hearts of Volunteers

June 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Br. James Miller, FSC Stevens Point, WI - A powerful pilgrimage touched the hearts of Lasallian Volunteers (LVs) and others as they more deeply connected with the story of Brother James Miller, FSC, a Wisconsin-born De La Salle Christian Brother who was martyred February 13, 1982, while serving in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. In November 2018, Pope Francis approved a decree recognizing that Brother James died as a martyr. Brother James will be beatified on December 7, 2019, in Huehuetenango. Ahead of the [...]