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Lasallians Celebrate the Beatification of Br. James Miller

Special from Midwest District.  Members of the Lasallian family traveled to Huehuetenango, Guatemala to celebrate the beatification of Blessed Brother James Miller, FSC. Celebrants included Brother Michael Fehrenbach, Visitor of the Midwest District, several Brothers who knew and served with Brother James, members of the Miller family and representatives from the Saint Mary’s University of [...]

By | 2019-12-19T18:21:07+00:00 December 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Lasallians Celebrate the Beatification of Br. James Miller

Huether 2019 Celebrates Zeal of Lasallians

          The SFNO delegation to Huether 2019. (Photo Liz Jodice, Christian Brothers Conference.) Special from La Salle RELAN.  A celebration of zeal highlighted the 2019 Huether Lasallian Conference, which took place at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center November 21-23, 2019, and included a keynote address by Brother Superior General Robert [...]

By | 2019-12-01T12:16:49+00:00 November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Huether 2019 Celebrates Zeal of Lasallians

El Otro Lado Marks a Decade of Going Beyond Borders

Past and present leaders of EOL at the anniversary celebration. Program founder Alma Mejia-Garcia is at center. (Photo courtesy Br. Chris Patino.) As the 2019-20 school year began at San Miguel High School in Tucson, Arizona, a group of Lasallians gathered for the 10th anniversary of the El Otro Lado (EOL) border immersion program. [...]

By | 2019-12-01T14:23:08+00:00 November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on El Otro Lado Marks a Decade of Going Beyond Borders

Vandhu Paaru 2019: So Much to “Come and See”

This past summer, two Lasallian educators from the San Francisco New Orleans District (SFNO) embarked on a professional and personal adventure as participants in a District program that took them beyond both geographical and cultural borders and into a new experience of the Lasallian mission.    Whitney and Paul (center rear) enjoy the hospitality [...]

By | 2019-12-01T14:36:34+00:00 November 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Vandhu Paaru 2019: So Much to “Come and See”

SFNO Announces Its 2019 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Recipients

The District of San Francisco New Orleans has announced that James Broadous II of De La Salle North Catholic High School, Portland, Oregon and Joey Scaffidi, AFSC of Christian Brothers School, New Orleans, Louisiana are its recipients of the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award for 2019.  The announcement was made by District Office of Education Director [...]

By | 2019-11-04T08:14:10+00:00 October 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SFNO Announces Its 2019 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Recipients

A Lasallian’s Experience of Working for Justice in the Borderland

by Andres Lopez (Andres Lopez is a faculty member and El Otro Lado Border Immersion Experience Coordinator at Cathedral High School, El Paso, Texas.  He also is a member of the District of San Francisco New Orleans Lasallians Without Borders Committee.) Before the end of 2015 and in preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to Ciudad [...]

By | 2019-10-17T09:19:58+00:00 October 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on A Lasallian’s Experience of Working for Justice in the Borderland

LVs Honor SFNO Lasallians with FSC Awards

     FSC Award recipients (l-r) Bob Carrejo, Carrie Davis, and           Br. Tom Westberg. (Photo Br. Lawrence Haley) Special from LasallianVolunteers.org.  The Lasallian Volunteers (LV) honored three supporters from the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) at the 10th annual FSC Awards, which were held on Sunday, October 6, [...]

By | 2019-11-04T10:25:45+00:00 October 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on LVs Honor SFNO Lasallians with FSC Awards

Fall DCAA Makes Space for Beyond Borders Encounter

SHC president Melinda Skrade leads a session for 1st and 2nd-year DCAA members. The presidents and principals of the schools of the San Francisco New Orleans District (SFNO) gathered in San Diego, CA September 22-25 for the annual fall gathering of the District Chief Administrators Association (DCAA). Twice each year, the group convenes [...]

By | 2019-10-07T08:51:28+00:00 October 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Fall DCAA Makes Space for Beyond Borders Encounter

Not Just Another Game

On August 25, 2019, in a northern Pennsylvania town called Williamsport, a baseball game was played.  Baseball games have been played regularly in our nation for two centuries.  And while this game was a championship game, there have been years of those, too.  So, in many ways, this was just another game.  That’s what two [...]

By | 2019-09-17T19:17:47+00:00 September 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Not Just Another Game

NOLAsallians Gathering: “How We Do What We Do”

       Approximately 300 Lasallians from four schools attended the gathering. The third NOLAsallians gathering of New Orleans-area Lasallian educators took place on August 30 at Saint Paul’s School in Covington, Louisiana. Faculties and staffs from Saint Paul’s, Archbishop Rummel High School, Christian Brothers School, and De La Salle High School spent [...]

By | 2019-09-09T00:40:25+00:00 September 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on NOLAsallians Gathering: “How We Do What We Do”