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San Miguel Schools: A History of Success Throughout Adversity

March 30th, 2022|0 Comments

Three hundred and forty years ago, when Saint John Baptist de La Salle founded the Brothers of the Christian Schools, the lives of the Brothers were dedicated to the education of the poor children of the streets in France. He had given away his fortune, and swore that their work and their lives would rely solely on God’s providence, through the support of the communities in which they served.  In the early 1990s, in response to a great need amid the streets [...]

Brother James Loxham, FSC

March 5th, 2022|9 Comments

1934 – 2022 Words of Remembrance for Brother James Loxham, FSC Written and Delivered by Brother Ralph Bucci, FSC Mass of Christian Burial Christian Brothers Center Narragansett, Rhode Island March 12, 2022 Good morning. I want to thank John McMahon and Bill Mann for discussions that helped me refine this reflection. Since I lead relaxation meditations, I suggest you might want to assume a meditative psychic and physical posture during this reflection: Rest your hands on your lap; close your eyes; take [...]

Br. Daniel Gardner, FSC, Appointed to Serve as Interim President at Manhattan College

March 4th, 2022|0 Comments

Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC Riverdale, NY - Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC has been appointed by the Manhattan College Board of Trustees to serve as interim college president, effective July 1, 2022, following Brennan O’Donnell as Manhattan College’s 19th president. Br. Daniel has served the college in several capacities including leadership roles in the Office of Admissions and the Center for Graduate School and Fellowship Advisement. His tenure with the college also includes serving as an adjunct instructor in the Department of [...]

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 [...]