Brothers at prayer during Initial Formation Gathering.

Brothers Dan Monroe, Stephen Markham, David Deradoorian, Joseph Wright, and Patrick Martin at prayer during the Initial Formation Gathering.

Special from Christian Brothers Conference, Washington, D.C.

Professed Brothers and Brother Postulants from the District of San Francisco New Orleans were among the 15 attendees at the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) Initial Formation Gathering held November 6–9 at Daylesford Abbey, PA.

Each of the gathering’s attendees is currently in one of the stages of initial formation for the Brothers. SFNO District participants included Brothers Patrick Martin (De La Salle High School, Concord) and Roberto Martinez (Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco), and Brothers Armando Carvalho, Javier Hansen, and Joseph Wright (Regional Postulancy at Jeremy House, Philadelphia).

Sessions focused on the work of the 45th General Chapter, as well as recent reports from the International Young Brothers Assembly, International Symposium of Young Lasallians, and International Mission Assembly.

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