The Distinguished Lasallian Educators of 2022

November 15th, 2022|1 Comment

Mr. William Gault Executive Director The De La Salle School - Freeport, NY Bill has lived this year’s theme, “Together and by Association: Responding to the Signs of the Times”, throughout his eighteen years of Lasallian education. Whether serving in various teaching and administrative roles at St. Peter’s Boys High School or as the Director of the De La Salle School in Freeport, Bill’s constant focus has been on building Lasallian communities where all are welcomed and valued. Bill’s essence is [...]

Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, to Receive the Br. John Johnston, FSC Award

October 26th, 2022|1 Comment

Brother Colman Coogan, right, welcomes Brother Robert Schieler home to DENA after his 8 year term as Superior General (pictured at the District Assembly July 2022). Washington, DC - Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, will be honored with Brother John Johnston, FSC Award for his significant contributions to the Lasallian mission. Brother Bob will receive the award during the opening session of the Huether Lasallian Conference on Thursday, November 17, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland. Established by the former Regional Education Board in [...]

2022 Christmas Card Contest

October 20th, 2022|0 Comments

The Prince of Peace The District of Eastern North America (DENA) presents the 14th annual Christmas Card Contest. In light of all that is happening globally today, it is easy to believe we are living in a broken world. We as Lasallians, however, find hope in this prayerful season of Advent and the joyful Christmas miracle. We ask our student artists to reflect and depict the passage from Isaiah 9:6 in today's reality: For unto us a Child is born, unto us a [...]

Update From Brother Peter at Homestead

September 28th, 2022|15 Comments

Brickston (our Brother from India) and I have arrived and started our collaboration with the ministry here for about two weeks now. A number of things to get acclimated with--the language barrier and culture, the lack of certain conveniences, etc., as expected. And yet, all these things further fuel a spirit of adventure for us. The people here had already touched our hearts in their welcoming and care for us--from the Board members and our Program Director to the residents in the [...]

Face of the Fund: Chris Batista

September 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Face of the Fund: Chris Batista

Saint Raphael Academy, Pawtucket RI Chris Batista, 16, from South Providence, is an affable sophomore who came to Saint Raphael Academy from San Miguel School in Providence. He learned of the Academy through students who were also San Miguel graduates, and also through his uncle, a filmmaker who creates promotional videos for the Academy.   Chris credits all his teachers for helping him academically and emotionally. “When I was in middle school, I didn’t have the best grades, but when I [...]

Brother Spotlight: Domenic Viggiani, FSC

September 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Brother Spotlight: Domenic Viggiani, FSC

Coming from a family where Church and education were priorities, I was one of five brothers who attended De La Salle College (High School) in Toronto. As fate would have it, I accepted a job helping clean in the “Monk’s House”, which I kept all through secondary school. In retrospect, the foundation of my life was planted in the example of many fine men there. I had a rare view—not only of their love for teaching, but their devotion to prayer and to [...]