Pope Francis’ Synodality Could be Key to Reaching Young Catholics

June 21st, 2022|0 Comments

Article from the Synod on Synodality feature series from National Catholic Reporter | opinion written by Br. Ernest Miller, FSC, DMin Philadelphia, PA - With an abundance of Catholic colleges and universities in Philadelphia, a planning team of educators worked together to envision a way for all of Philadelphia's Catholic colleges and universities to encounter synodality, which means journeying together, specifically tailored for young people. Inspired by Pope Francis' call for greater listening, presence and curiosity among the global church, nearly 400 students [...]

Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of the DENA Lasallian Centering Prayer Group

June 9th, 2022|0 Comments

Eatontown, NJ - It was late spring of 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic was spreading rapidly among the global community and for the United States, it was becoming clear that the pandemic was going to be impacting our lives for many months to come. Already, our educational communities were scrambling to adjust to the realities of online education and the cancellation of in-person events, such as graduations, events that had long served as rites of passage and touchstones for our Lasallian educational communities. [...]

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, [...]