Christmas Card Contest Winner 2021

December 8th, 2021|1 Comment

The Guardian of the Holy Family Meet the Artist: William DiResta Christian Brothers Academy Lincroft, NJ Age 15 | Sophomore William DiResta, a West Long Branch native, is a Sophomore at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. Crediting his father, Thomas, Will says he's been interested in art his whole life. "My dad paints as a hobby, so he really helped me to take interest in all things art whether it be painting or drawing, or other forms." Painting, drawing, [...]

Brother Spotlight: Dominic Gisondo

December 3rd, 2021|10 Comments

I was born in Queens, NY in 1932. My parents immigrated to the USA from Italy a few years before I was born. My father had family who also came over, but my mother’s family remained. As I completed my high school years at Bishop Loughlin in Brooklyn, I felt called to the life of helping students to learn as a Christian Brother. I was ready to join. However, my father told me that the family was taking an extended trip back to [...]

Face of the Fund: Tanis Martinez

December 1st, 2021|0 Comments

by Tanis Martinez, Senior – La Salle Academy, New York NY My name is Tanis Martinez and I am a senior at La Salle Academy in New York City. Every morning, I travel one hour from Queens to Manhattan to go to school. One reason I chose to attend La Salle is because it is a small community, which is important when you’re looking for a school where teachers will provide personalized attention. Since the teachers here know their students so [...]

District Office Welcomes Ms. Mary Huthwaite as its New Bookkeeper

November 17th, 2021|0 Comments

Eatontown, NJ - Starting her role with the District Office on October 18th, 2021, Ms. Mary Huthwaite officially joins the Finance Office as its new Bookkeeper. Holding a degree in Business Administration from Caldwell University, and a Certified Bookkeeper, Ms. Huthwaite comes to DENA after serving in the same role for 21 years at St. Catharine's Church in Holmdel, NJ. "When I became aware of the position, I was sure it would be a good fit as I have been drawn to [...]

The Distinguished Lasallian Educators of 2021

November 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Mr. Michael O'Toole Principal Emeritus, Faculty Member La Salle College High School - Wyndmoor, PA Michael O’Toole’s stellar educational career has included forty years of service at La Salle College HS. As teacher, department chair, curriculum director, vice-president, and for the last nine years as principal, his guiding principles have been rooted in Lasallian pedagogy and spirituality. Some of his major accomplishments have included: the establishment of a Lasallian Mission and Ministry office; numerous initiatives in academic and technology areas; and, progressive [...]

Mr. James Logan to Join District of Eastern North America Leadership Team

November 5th, 2021|23 Comments

Mr. James Logan Eatontown, NJ – The Brothers of the Christian Schools District of Eastern North America (DENA) is pleased to announce its next Director of the Office for Mission and Ministry. An appointment of the Provincial/Visitor, Brother Robert Schaefer, FSC, has tapped Mr. James Logan to head DENA's Office for Mission and Ministry, with Mr. Logan's mandate officially beginning January 1, 2022. A long time Lasallian educator and Administrator, Jim Logan has been an integral part of DENA's educational mission [...]