Contacts’ Winter Retreat – The Brothers’ Vocation: Mission, Identity, and Fraternity

January 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Contacts had many opportunities to pray and discern God's call in their lives during this Winter Retreat Philadelphia, PA - January 2-5, 2020, six contacts from the East Coast gathered for a Retreat at Jeremy House/Christian Brothers’ Scholasticate in Philadelphia, PA. Bro. Robert Schaefer, FSC, was the main presenter with a theme of “The Brothers’ Vocation: Mission, Identity, and Fraternity.” There was a service component to this retreat with the Contacts hosting a field day for the Gesu School in [...]

Prayer for Peace In Turbulent Times

January 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

The Middle East has entered into a new era of violence. As people of faith, let us turn to our God during this time of escalated violence and uncertainty for the future of the region. Indeed the future of peace in our global community. Download the prayer here

La Salle College Students, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Deliver Holiday Cheer

December 25th, 2019|0 Comments

from ABC 6 Action News Philadelphia, by Katherine Scott La Salle College High School brought Christmas cheer to more than 80 families, and has been creating memories for 19 years! Philadelphia, PA - With a 'ho, ho, ho', Santa and his team of elves from La Salle College High School gave a Rhawnhurst family a Christmas they will never forget. Five-year-old Eric couldn't contain his glee when he unwrapped his gifts Tuesday, showing particular zeal over a 'Titanic' model boat that [...]

On the Lower East Side, Introducing La Salle Academy’s New President

December 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

The students that helped make the evening happen with Joan MacNaughton and Brother Thomas. (Photos by Tequila Minsky) from The Villager, by Tequila Minsky New York, NY - When Brother Thomas Casey first arrived last June as the new president at the college preparatory boy’s Catholic high school La Salle Academy on East 6th Street, he looked at the diversity of its student body in astonishment. “This looks like New York!” he said. Brother Thomas has worked with many varied populations [...]

Fielding myths and questions about consecrated life – Br. David Deradoorian for Horizon

December 18th, 2019|1 Comment

Reprinted with permission from HORIZON: Journal of the National Religious Vocation Conference, IN PREPARATION FOR MY SECOND YEAR of teaching, I hung up a metal street sign in my classroom. “God at Work,” it read. At the time I gave it little thought. I have since come to appreciate this sign in a profound way. I sometimes stare at it in the middle of a lesson or at the end of a long day. It is an important reminder. While my teacher [...]

Brother Martin Zewe, FSC, Honored with SJCHS President’s Medal

December 10th, 2019|0 Comments

From left: Bro. Martin Zewe, Don and Laura Harlan, SJC President Jeff Mancabelli, Alison Ochoa, daughter of Maj. Gen. Ronald Beckwith ’53, Kiko Washington ’76 and Joe Bruno ’67 Washington, DC - On Nov. 8, 2019, the Lasallian community of St. John’s College High School celebrated the leadership of six members of the SJC community, including Br. Martin Zewe, FSC, who were presented with the President’s Medal, the school’s highest honor. Traditionally, this medal is awarded to distinguished alumni and friends [...]