Please pray for the repose of the soul of San Francisco New Orleans District Brother Louis of the Cross Welker, FSC, who passed away on September 14, 2020 at the Saint Paul’s Community in Covington, LA.  Brother Louis was 77 years old.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately at the Saint Paul’s Brothers Residence Chapel in Covington, LA.  Burial of his cremains will be held privately.

MILESTONES

Born: September 14, 1943, New Orleans, LA
Entered the Novitiate: June 8, 1962
Received habit: August 31, 1962
Final vows: April 14, 1968
Education: B.A., College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, 1966; M.A. Theology, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX, 1976

ASSIGNMENTS

08-1963           Scholasticate, Saint Michael’s College, Santa Fe, NM, Studies
08-1967           La Salle HS, San Antonio, TX, Teacher
08-1968           O’Connell Junior HS, Galveston, TX, Assistant Principal
08-1970           O’Connell Senior HS, Galveston, TX, Assistant Principal
04-1973           Saint Michael’s HS, Santa Fe, NM, Teacher, Assistant Principal, Sub-Director
08-1978           Archbishop Rummel HS, Metairie, LA, District Vocation Director
08-1979           International Lasallian Center (CIL), Rome, Italy
08-1980           Archbishop Rummel HS, Metairie, LA, Vocation Director, Director of Continued Formation and Postulants
08-1982           Archbishop Rummel HS, Metairie, LA, Campus Ministry, Director (1986-1989)
08-1989           Holy Family Community, Lafayette, LA, Director
08-2004           De La Salle Provincialate, Lafayette, LA, Visitor
08-2008           Kenner, LA, Sabbatical/Sick Leave
08-2012           Saint Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Retired
08-2013           Saint Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Partial retirement, Director of  St. La Salle Auxiliary, SPS Campus Ministry

View Brothers of San Francisco New Orleans video featuring Brother Louis.