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R.I.P. Brother Jeffrey Calligan, FSC

Brother Jeffrey Calligan, FSC of the District of San Francisco New Orleans passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019 at the Saint Paul’s Retirement Community, Covington, Louisiana.  He was 79 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS Arrangements are to be announced. MILESTONES Born: 02/05/1940, New Orleans, LA Entered Juniorate: 08/27/1954, Lafayette, LA Entered Novitiate: 09/07/1958, Lafayette, LA [...]

By | 2019-02-16T10:52:52+00:00 February 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on R.I.P. Brother Jeffrey Calligan, FSC

R.I.P. Brother Dominic Ruegg, FSC

Brother Dominic Ruegg, FSC (John Anthony Ruegg) of the District of San Francisco New Orleans passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019 at the Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle, California.  He was 100 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS Funeral:  February 22, 2019, Mont La Salle, 4401 Redwood Road, Napa, CA. Viewing (Rotunda):  10:00 – 11:00 [...]

By | 2019-02-19T17:14:33+00:00 February 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on R.I.P. Brother Dominic Ruegg, FSC

Celebration of Brothers in California Set for March 16

The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) will hold a special celebration of the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the arrival of the Christian Brothers in California. The celebration will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in San Francisco.  The day will begin at 11 a.m. with Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of [...]

By | 2019-02-11T07:51:06+00:00 February 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Celebration of Brothers in California Set for March 16

Bay Area Lasallian Symposium: A Day of Associating for Mission

          Symposium attendees gathered in SMC's Soda Center. The second Bay Area Lasallian Symposium took place at Saint Mary’s College of California on February 4, 2019.  Over 470 Lasallians from nine District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) schools gathered for a day of Lasallian formation, professional development, and [...]

By | 2019-02-19T08:12:26+00:00 February 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Bay Area Lasallian Symposium: A Day of Associating for Mission

Cristo Rey De La Salle Board Names Interim School President

The Board of Trustees of Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School (CRDLS) in Oakland, California has appointed long time Lasallian education leader Matt Powell as the school’s interim President, effective immediately.  The announcement was made on February 2 by Board Chairperson William Rauch. Interim President Matt Powell (R) and outgoing President [...]

By | 2019-02-03T19:06:49+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Cristo Rey De La Salle Board Names Interim School President

San Miguel HS Students Speak At Catholic Schools Week Events

    David Amerson speaks at CSW rally. Two District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) students from San Miguel High School in Tucson, Arizona were featured speakers at separate public events held in conjunction with Catholic Schools Week 2019. On January 31, senior David Amerson addressed an estimated crowd of 1,000 attendees [...]

By | 2019-02-03T19:00:56+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on San Miguel HS Students Speak At Catholic Schools Week Events

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