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Let us pray for Ukraine

February 24th, 2022|1 Comment

The world woke up to the tragic news of war against Ukraine. Pope Francis has called for Ash Wednesday to be a day of fasting and prayer for an end to the aggression against Ukraine. As part of the universal Church, let us join with Pope Francis in prayer and fasting for a quick resolution to this tragic situation. Today we hold in prayer all who are affected by the war in Ukraine. We especially uplift the lives already lost in this armed [...]

Two Manhattan College Students to Join Synodal Encounter with Pope Francis

February 24th, 2022|3 Comments

Building Bridges North-South: A Synodal Encounter Between Pope Francis & University Students is open to all to attend Riverdale, NY - An exciting historic conversation is taking place this Thursday, February 24 from 1 pm-3 pm Eastern that will involve two Manhattan College students in a zoom dialogue with Pope Francis and 21 other students. As part of the Synodal Encounter, Doriz Yari '23 and Rebecca Kranich '24 will join other University students from North, Central, and South America in sharing with [...]

Brother John Lawless, FSC

February 19th, 2022|1 Comment

1931-2022 Words of Remembrance for Brother John Lawless, FSC by Brother Leonard Rhoades, FSC Brother John Lawless was the son of Irish immigrants. His father became a butler for a Main Line millionaire in Philadelphia. The life of this millionaire later became a movie starring Fred MacMurray. While his dad was busy in this position and his mother busy at home, their son, John, went off to become a Brother of the Christian Schools. I lived with John at St. John's College High [...]

Brother Joseph Schmidt, FSC

February 19th, 2022|7 Comments

1934-2022 Words of Remembrance for Brother Joseph Schmidt, FSC Written and Delivered by Brother Kevin Stanton, FSC Mass of Christian Burial La Salle University Chapel Philadelphia, PA February 24, 2022 Most of our lives as Brothers are fairly predictable in terms of the continuity of our community living and school work. Not so, I’m afraid, with our Br. Joseph. Over the years the question often was: Where is he now? and What is he doing? Which is apparently why he thought it [...]

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‘I’m trying to keep him alive.’ Feature on Tides Family Services and Mr. Travis Wiggins

February 16th, 2022|1 Comment

‘I’m trying to keep him alive.’ Life as an underpaid, overworked social worker in Providence - Originally reported by Dan McGowan, Boston Globe Travis Wiggins is a veteran social worker in Providence working with young people through Tides Family Services. Providence, RI - When you work with the kinds of kids Travis Wiggins works with every day – the ones who are always someone else’s problem, the ones who spend just as much time in the courtroom as the classroom, the [...]

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CBA Lincroft Names R. Ross Fales as First Lay President in School History

February 16th, 2022|0 Comments

R. Ross Fales - Click here for the full press release. Lincroft, NJ - After a comprehensive national search process, Christian Brothers Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. R. Ross Fales as the fourth president in school history. He will be the first lay president of the Academy when his term officially begins in July 2022. Fales was selected by the Academy's Board of Trustees after a four-month, national search process. Assisted by the educational search firm, Carney, [...]