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Brothers Affiliate SFNO District Partner

Special from Saint Mary’s College of California.  Pope John Paul II. Prince Rainier of Monaco. Ted Tsukahara. The Saint Mary’s Integral Program tutor is the latest in a distinguished list of Lasallian partners to be awarded affiliation by the Brothers of the Christian Schools.

Tsukahara accepted the honor in the Saint Mary’s Chapel on April 15, […]

By |April 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Brothers Affiliate SFNO District Partner

May 1 Is Religious Brothers Day

The Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) has announced that the second annual Religious Brothers Day will be celebrated on May 1, 2018, the Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker.

Begun in 2017, Religious Brothers Day is a recognition and celebration of the gift of the vocation of religious brotherhood.  Members of the Church are […]

By |April 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on May 1 Is Religious Brothers Day

LWOB Announces 2018-19 “One Book, One District” Selection

The District of San Francisco New Orleans’ Lasallians Without Borders Committee (LWOB) has chosen the 2015 work, In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It, by Nita Belles as its 2018-19 “One Book, One District” selection.

In this unsettling and educational book, domestic violence and human trafficking expert Belles […]

By |April 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on LWOB Announces 2018-19 “One Book, One District” Selection

Dr. Carole Swain to Retire from Saint Mary’s College of California

Saint Mary’s College of California Vice President for Mission, Dr. Carole Swain, has announced her retirement effective June 30, 2018.  The announcement was shared by Saint Mary’s College president James A. Donahue.

Swain was named Saint Mary’s first Vice President for Mission in 1988.  Prior to that, she directed the College’s elementary education department; Lasallian Studies […]

By |April 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dr. Carole Swain to Retire from Saint Mary’s College of California

R.I.P. Brother Philip Wayne Keavney, FSC

Brother Philip Wayne Keavney, FSC passed away peacefully at Queen of the Valley Hospital, Napa, California on Easter Sunday morning, April 1, 2018.  He was 75 years old.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

Funeral: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Mont La Salle, 4401 Redwood Road, Napa, CA.
Viewing (Main Chapel Rotunda): 10:15 – 11:00 AM
Funeral Mass (Main Chapel) 11:00 AM
Burial (Brothers’ Cemetery): […]

By |April 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on R.I.P. Brother Philip Wayne Keavney, FSC

Pre-Synod Concludes, Delegates Issue Final Document

A week-long worldwide gathering of young Catholics has just concluded in Rome, leaving a historic mark on the life of the Catholic Church and giving its participant from the District of San Francisco New Orleans a considerable collection of unique experiences and memories.

The Pre-Synodal Gathering of Young People took place March 19 – 25 in […]

By |March 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Pre-Synod Concludes, Delegates Issue Final Document

Heather Ruple Gilson Appointed Co-Secretary of Lasallian Association

Special from lasalle.org.  Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General, has announced that former District of San Francisco New Orleans Director, Young Lasallians, Heather Ruple Gilson, will serve as Co-Secretary of Lasallian Association for the Institute, effective September, 2018.

Brother Robert made the announcement on the Institute website.  The announcement reads in part:

“I am delighted to announce the […]

By |March 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Heather Ruple Gilson Appointed Co-Secretary of Lasallian Association

Pre-Synod 2018: An Interview with Delegate Br. Javier Hansen

Next week, delegates from around the world will meet in Rome to participate in a special gathering of young Catholic lay persons and religious who are being asked to join a conversation about how the Church can best engage with their generation.  Among those delegates will be a De La Salle Christian Brother from the […]

By |March 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Pre-Synod 2018: An Interview with Delegate Br. Javier Hansen

Called & Chosen Retreats: Time to Reflect, Discern, Connect

The SFNO District’s 2018 Called & Chosen Vocation Retreats took place during the first half of the winter semester.  The Retreats are annual gatherings offered by the District’s Office of Education Young Lasallians Programs, with support from the District’s Office of Vocation Ministry.

The first young men’s retreat was held January 13-15, followed by the young […]

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Follow Highlights from 2018 Intercapitular Assembly

Special from Christian Brothers Conference.  The 2018 Intercapitular Assembly of the Brothers of the Christian Schools is underway at the Generalate in Rome, Italy.  It is slated to run from March 4 through 17.

Held at the midpoint between General Chapters, the Assembly brings together the Superior General, General Councilors, Visitors, and Auxiliary Visitors of the […]

By |March 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Follow Highlights from 2018 Intercapitular Assembly