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The International Lasallian Archivists Gathering Historic Success

November 5th, 2019|0 Comments

The Inaugural meeting of ISLA, the International Society of Lasallian Archivists Rome, Italy - More than 30 Archivists from over 20 Districts of the Institute gathered at the Motherhouse in Rome to participate in the Inaugural meeting of ISLA, the International Society of Lasallian Archivists. DENA was represented by Ms. Amy Surak of Manhattan College, and Br. Joseph Grabenstein, FSC, and Alex Palma of La Salle University. From October 29-31, the participants came together to meet, connect and work collectively to [...]

Christian Brothers Debut New Video for National Vocation Awareness Week

November 3rd, 2019|1 Comment

Washington, DC - From November 3-9, the Church and Religious Orders are celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week. “An annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations." The Office of Brothers' Vocations for the Lasallian Region of North America has released a new video showcasing the Christian Brothers and [...]

  • Statue of De La Salle on Manhattan College campus.

How St. John Baptist de La Salle brought education to millions of poor kids like me

October 30th, 2019|0 Comments

from America magazine, by Paul Mariani - September 13, 2019 Statue of De La Salle on Manhattan College campus. I am sitting in a small classroom in one of those World War II Quonset huts that line the hill along the rim of Manhattan College in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. It is the spring of 1962—the semester I will graduate—and this is Brother Luke Salm’s religion class. We are blue-booking one of his quizzes, and he is off to [...]

Superior General Visit 2019

October 28th, 2019|0 Comments

November 6 - 20, 2019During Brother Superior's Pastoral visit, he will be accompanied by RELAN General Councillor Brother Timothy Coldwell FSC and one of our Brothers Visitor while at many of the ministries of DENA.One of the key highlights of Br. Robert's visit will be his keynote address for the District's Association Celebration. Returning to his home city of Philadelphia and alma mater, La Salle University, Br. Robert's presentation will be live streamed on Friday November 8 to all Lasallians of DENA gathered [...]

28 Attend First Vocation Summit of Year at St. Joe’s

October 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Buffalo, NY - The first Vocation Summit in DENA for this academic year, took place on October 24 at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute in Buffalo, NY. Twenty-eight students in grades 9-12 from Pittsburgh Central Catholic, De La Salle Collegiate in Detroit, and St. Joe's Collegiate Institute in Buffalo came together to explore what it might be that God is calling them to become in the future. Mr. Anthony Shilen, Science Teacher and Lay Vocation Coordinator at St. Joe's, Bro. Joseph Wilkowski, Math [...]

Christian Brothers Academy Announces New President

October 24th, 2019|1 Comment

L to R: Matthew Keough, Brother Joseph, John O'Connor Dewitt, NY – Christian Brothers Academy recently announced the appointment of Matthew Keough who will succeed Brother Joseph Jozwiak, FSC, as President of the school effective July 1, 2020. In May, Brother Joseph informed the school’s Board of Trustees and the CBA faculty and staff that he would be retiring from the President’s position at the conclusion of the 2019-2020 academic year. A recruitment team including representatives from the faculty, Board [...]