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Brothers Accept SFNO FSC Aspirant to Postulancy

Andrew receives his Postulant Cross from Br. James. (Photo Br. Tom Westberg, FSC.) The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) has announced that Andrew Wozniak has been accepted to Postulancy of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.  Formal acceptance took place on January 14, 2019 in a ceremony held at the Sacred [...]

By | 2019-01-15T17:23:59+00:00 January 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Brothers Accept SFNO FSC Aspirant to Postulancy

Superior General Selects SFNO Brother for Institute Position

    Br. George Van Grieken, FSC Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General, has announced that he has appointed Brother George Van Grieken, FSC of the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) as Secretary Coordinator of Lasallian Research and Resources for the Institute, effective September, 2019. Brother George will succeed current Secretary [...]

By | 2018-12-29T15:22:29+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Superior General Selects SFNO Brother for Institute Position

SFNO Christmas Card Student Art Contest Winners Announced

The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) Office of Communications is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Christmas Card Student Art Contest. Two winning designs were selected, one for the SFNO Christmas card and one for the Lasallian Region of North America’s Christian Brothers Conference (CBC) Christmas card. The winning SFNO card [...]

By | 2018-12-17T08:26:27+00:00 December 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on SFNO Christmas Card Student Art Contest Winners Announced

Brothers in Initial Formation Retreat: Their Role in Today’s World

       The Brother in Initial Formation Retreat participants at St. Joseph's Camp. The San Francisco New Orleans District (SFNO) hosted the Brothers in Initial Formation Retreat November 8-11, 2018 at Saint Joseph’s Camp on the Russian River in Duncans Mills, California. The Brothers in initial formation who participated were Steven Angulo, [...]

By | 2018-11-26T16:09:23+00:00 November 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Brothers in Initial Formation Retreat: Their Role in Today’s World

2018 Huether Lasallian Conference Highlights

          Br. Timothy Coldwell (L) and panelists during their                      reflective keynote presentation/conversation on vocation. Over 200 Lasallians from across the Region of North America (RELAN) gathered on November 17-19 in Minneapolis, MN for the 45th annual Huether Lasallian Conference.  [...]

By | 2018-11-19T17:21:30+00:00 November 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2018 Huether Lasallian Conference Highlights

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