“Let us joyfully celebrate the Jubilee Year as an expression of our commitment to live the gospel and the Lasallian mission with one heart, one commitment, one life.”

— Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC

Year of Lasallian Vocations

Concludes November 28

The Year of Lasallian Vocations and the 300th anniversary of De La Salle’s passing into eternal life invite us to renew our commitment to the Lasallian mission as we celebrate with one heart…one commitment…one life. The Lasallian mission is now shared and strengthened by nearly 100,000 Christian Brothers and Lasallian Partners serving over one million students worldwide.

Goals

  • Celebrate and give thanks for our common heritage and our vitality through our association
  • Renew our commitment to respond to the reality and needs of today
  • Share hope for the future through the unity and diversity of Lasallian vocations

Special Events

International Education Congress
March 14 – 16 • Mexico City, Mexico

Founder Celebrations:

April 6 • Rouen, France
April 30 • Reims, France
May 15 • Rome, Italy

Creative Fidelity Workshop
May 11 – 15 • Rome, Italy

VEGA RELAN
July 22 – 26 • Memphis, TN

DENA 10 Year Anniversary

DENA 10 Years LogoMonday, September 9

It’s been a full decade since the Legacy Baltimore, Long Island-New England, and New York Districts came together as one. Let us celebrate our DENA Lasallian family and all we have and will accomplish together and by association for the young people entrusted to our care.

Goals

  • Recognize all that we’ve accomplished together over the past ten years
  • Continue to build momentum and energy around the goals and tactics set by Vision 2020+ The Strategic Plan for DENA

Special Events

Women’s Retreat
March 8 – 10 • Narragansett, RI

Animator’s Workshop
March 25 – 26

Brother Luke Salm Workshop
March 31 – April 2

Lasallian Youth Jubilee Jamboree
25th Anniversary of the Lasallian Youth Summer Assembly
July 14 – 19 • Philadelphia, PA

District Service Day
September 9

DENA Association Celebration

Friday, November 8

An opportunity for DENA Lasallians to engage in reflection, connection, and association, this day-long celebration will be hosted at locations throughout the District and include featured guest Superior General Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, along with conversation and Q&A, plus a DENA 10th anniversary cake.

Goals

  • Gather all Lasallians in a specific geographic region to deepen their understanding and experience of Lasallian Association
    (Directional Statement)
  • Solidify localized geographic links
    (Strategic Plan)
  • Offer programming that engages Lasallians who have participated in formation and/or other Lasallian resources
    (Directional Statements)
  • Utilize 21st Century learning modalities and current technology to develop . . . formation programs for Lasallians
    (Directional Statements)
  • Celebrate the tercentenary of the Saint John Baptist de La Salle’s entry into eternal life, the Year of Lasallian Vocations, and the first decade of DENA