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Brother James Miller Recognized as Martyr for the Faith

Special from Midwest District.  Pope Francis has decreed that De La Salle Christian Brother, Brother James Miller, FSC, was killed out of hatred for the Catholic faith during Guatemala's civil war and can be beatified. The Vatican said on November 8 that the Pope approved a decree recognizing that Brother James Miller, a Christian Brother from [...]

By | 2018-11-12T12:24:44+00:00 November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Brother James Miller Recognized as Martyr for the Faith

Lasallian Reflection 4, “Lasallians: Hearts on Fire”, Available

Special from Christian Brothers Conference.  “Our Hearts Are Burning Within Us” is the Lasallian theme for the 2018-2019 liturgical year, which begins December 2, 2018, the same date that the Year of Lasallian Vocations begins. Lasallians are invited to explore and celebrate the theme in their ministries and communities. Lasallian Reflection 4, “Lasallians: Hearts on [...]

By | 2018-11-09T16:39:53+00:00 November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Lasallian Reflection 4, “Lasallians: Hearts on Fire”, Available

Gery Short, AFSC to Receive Johnston Award

               Gery Short, AFSC Special from Christian Brothers Conference.  Longtime Lasallian Gery Short, AFSC, will be honored with the Brother John Johnston, FSC Award to recognize his significant service to the Lasallian mission. For more than 30 years, Short has embraced his vocation as a lay person [...]

By | 2018-11-09T08:17:17+00:00 November 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Gery Short, AFSC to Receive Johnston Award

SFNO Names 2018 Distinguished Lasallian Educator

The District of San Francisco New Orleans has announced that Patrick Bonacci, AFSC, of La Salle High School, Pasadena, California, is its recipient of the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award for 2018.  The announcement was made by District Office of Education Director Michael Daniels, Ed.D.          Patrick Bonacci, AFSC The annual [...]

By | 2018-10-15T09:01:54+00:00 October 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on SFNO Names 2018 Distinguished Lasallian Educator

Commemorative Art Piece Tours District During Tercentenary

Two identical paintings set as a backdrop to the relics of four Brother Saints are touring the schools District of San Francisco New Orleans during the tercentenary of the entrance of Saint John Baptist de La Salle to eternal life. Created by Oakland, California artist Bill Weber, the works began their tour on August 8, [...]

By | 2018-09-30T22:52:40+00:00 September 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Commemorative Art Piece Tours District During Tercentenary

The Sexual Abuse Crisis in Our Church: Information & Resources

From the Office of Brother Donald Johanson, FSC, Visitor As our Church and society face the current sexual abuse crisis and a number of other urgent social justice issues that affect us and our Lasallian Catholic ministry, our hearts go out to those who suffer from injustice on so many levels. There are strong [...]

By | 2018-09-17T11:37:33+00:00 September 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The Sexual Abuse Crisis in Our Church: Information & Resources

Connected: One SFNO School’s Twinning Adventure in Ethiopia

In June, 2018, students and faculty members from Mullen High School in Denver, Colorado, traveled to central Ethiopia in Africa to visit St. John Baptist de La Salle Catholic School.  The San Francisco New Orleans District (SFNO) and Lwanga District schools are paired together as part of the Lasallian Region of North America’s (RELAN) twinning [...]

By | 2018-09-28T08:59:37+00:00 September 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Connected: One SFNO School’s Twinning Adventure in Ethiopia

Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay HS: “A Sign and a Call”

Students ready their school banner for the Mass processional. On August 15, 2018, Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School, St. Elizabeth Campus officially opened its doors as the newest Lasallian ministry of the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO). The co-educational grade 9 – 12 school is located in [...]

By | 2018-08-27T01:50:35+00:00 August 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay HS: “A Sign and a Call”

Meet SFNO’s 2018-2019 Lasallian Volunteers

The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) is pleased to welcome six Lasallian Volunteers (LV) who will be serving in the District during the 2018-2019 school year.  While each one is new to SFNO, they bring to the District the familiar and welcome Lasallian Volunteer spirit and gifts. Third-year LV Rachel Bowers and second-year [...]

By | 2018-08-27T01:42:31+00:00 August 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Meet SFNO’s 2018-2019 Lasallian Volunteers

YL Summer Gatherings Focus on Justice and Leadership

During June and July of this year, students, Brothers, and Partners from throughout the District of San Francisco New Orleans made their way to two of the District’s annual Young Lasallian (YL) summer events: the Lasallian Youth Assembly (LYA) and Lasallian Student Leaders (LSL).  Coordinated by the District’s Young Lasallians Director, Kenenna Amuzie, and sponsored [...]

By | 2018-08-27T01:49:00+00:00 August 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on YL Summer Gatherings Focus on Justice and Leadership