Brother Spotlight: Brendan Gerrity, FSC

June 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on Brother Spotlight: Brendan Gerrity, FSC

Attending grade school in Queens NY, I was taught by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville. I never really knew there were teaching Brothers until I began high school at Bishop Loughlin in 1951. For my first Religion assignment there I read a book entitled Master of Mischief Makers, which detailed the life of St. John Baptist de La Salle. When I completed the book, I decided I wanted to follow his example. When I graduated, I entered the Novitiate for training as [...]

William J Kissane, BFSC – Catholic, Philanthropist, True Lasallian

June 3rd, 2022|0 Comments

The Brothers of the Christian Schools are deeply saddened by the loss of this active member of the Lasallian family. William J. Kissane ’46 (January 25, 1923 – August 3, 2020), senior managing partner and leading executive of Community Counselling Service Co. Inc. (CCS), passed peacefully on Monday evening, August 3rd at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY. He was 97. A native New Yorker, Bill grew up in a devout Catholic household, which would influence both, his academic and professional careers. [...]

Face of the Fund: Aalayah Williams-Hunte

June 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on Face of the Fund: Aalayah Williams-Hunte

West Catholic Preparatory High School, Philadelphia PA My name is Aalayah Williams-Hunte, and I am a senior at West Catholic Preparatory High School. I chose West Catholic because of the great community. At West, I can grow and focus on my education while creating strong connections with my classmates. I feel supported by my teachers and know that they are guiding me on my path to success. I aspire to go to a great university and study Sports Medicine after high [...]

Guiding Students in Need of Special Help

June 3rd, 2022|0 Comments

Lasallian Association of Youth and Family Services Never Gives Up by James J. Logan, Executive Director, Office for Mission and Ministry Therapy dog Maxie enjoys an afternoon of relaxation with students at La Salle School in Albany NY. In 1705, St. John Baptist de La Salle and the first Brothers began renting and eventually purchased the property at St. Yon. Located on the outskirts of the French city of Rouen, the program at St. Yon would evolve into the Novitiate, [...]

Outgoing La Salle Academy Principal Receives Surprise of a Lifetime

May 31st, 2022|0 Comments

From News 12 WPRI - by: Sarah Doiron, Mike Montecalvo Providence, RI - It’s the end of an era for La Salle Academy. Principal Donald Kavanagh, AFSC, is calling it a career after 22 years on the job. The 70-year-old received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday afternoon, May 24, when he walked outside and saw nearly 1,500 students, faculty and staff holding signs and chanting his name. “I was in shock,” Kavanagh recalled. “It was just a tremendous feeling.” “It brought my [...]

Pray for Uvalde Texas

May 25th, 2022|1 Comment

As one Lasallian family, let us continue to pray for peace in our world, especially for the innocent victims of the violence in Uvalde, Texas, at Robb Elementary School. Let us remember we are in the holy presence of God. Giver of life and love, our schools are meant to be sacred spaces, communities of learning and friendship where we care for the children “entrusted to our care.” Surround us with your love as we face again the tragedy of gun violence that [...]