Face of the Fund: Tanis Martinez

December 1st, 2021|0 Comments

by Tanis Martinez, Senior – La Salle Academy, New York NY My name is Tanis Martinez and I am a senior at La Salle Academy in New York City. Every morning, I travel one hour from Queens to Manhattan to go to school. One reason I chose to attend La Salle is because it is a small community, which is important when you’re looking for a school where teachers will provide personalized attention. Since the teachers here know their students so [...]

District Office Welcomes Ms. Mary Huthwaite as its New Bookkeeper

November 17th, 2021|0 Comments

Eatontown, NJ - Starting her role with the District Office on October 18th, 2021, Ms. Mary Huthwaite officially joins the Finance Office as its new Bookkeeper. Holding a degree in Business Administration from Caldwell University, and a Certified Bookkeeper, Ms. Huthwaite comes to DENA after serving in the same role for 21 years at St. Catharine's Church in Holmdel, NJ. "When I became aware of the position, I was sure it would be a good fit as I have been drawn to [...]

The Distinguished Lasallian Educators of 2021

November 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Mr. Michael O'Toole Principal Emeritus, Faculty Member La Salle College High School - Wyndmoor, PA Michael O’Toole’s stellar educational career has included forty years of service at La Salle College HS. As teacher, department chair, curriculum director, vice-president, and for the last nine years as principal, his guiding principles have been rooted in Lasallian pedagogy and spirituality. Some of his major accomplishments have included: the establishment of a Lasallian Mission and Ministry office; numerous initiatives in academic and technology areas; and, progressive [...]

Mr. James Logan to Join District of Eastern North America Leadership Team

November 5th, 2021|21 Comments

Mr. James Logan Eatontown, NJ – The Brothers of the Christian Schools District of Eastern North America (DENA) is pleased to announce its next Director of the Office for Mission and Ministry. An appointment of the Provincial/Visitor, Brother Robert Schaefer, FSC, has tapped Mr. James Logan to head DENA's Office for Mission and Ministry, with Mr. Logan's mandate officially beginning January 1, 2022. A long time Lasallian educator and Administrator, Jim Logan has been an integral part of DENA's educational mission [...]

Cohort III of the Brother John Johnston Institute of Contemporary Lasallian Practice Concludes In Person

October 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Pictured - DENA and Midwest participants. Courtesy Brother Chuck Gregor Cohort III of the Brother John Johnston Institute of Contemporary Lasallian Practice concluded in October with two in-person gatherings. Participants from the District of Eastern North America (DENA) and the Midwest District gathered October 21-23, 2021. The gatherings were themed “Evangelization & Capstone.” During the three days, Maryann Donohue-Lynch presented on evangelization, and participants shared their capstone projects. In addition, participants had opportunities to reflect on their journey in this formation [...]

Vocation Summit Buffalo Gathers Young Men of Western DENA for Discernment

October 21st, 2021|0 Comments

Buffalo, NY - On Thursday, October 21, three ministries from the West of the District of Eastern North America gathered for a Vocation Summit. Young men and moderators from Central Catholic High School, Pittsburgh, PA; De La Salle Collegiate, Warren, MI; with St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute as host met to discuss the topic of choosing a path in life that fits one's unique vocation. Presenters were Fr. Joe Contarin and Deacon-to-be Willy Coker both from the Diocese of Buffalo, Bros. Paul Avvento and [...]