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SFNO Brother Receives Archdiocesan Brotherhood Award

Brother Roch Dufresne, FSC of Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California, was the recipient of the Annual Brotherhood Award at this year’s Religious Brothers Mass and Dinner for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The event was held on February 24 at the St. John of God Retirement & Care Center in Los Angeles.  Mass was [...]

By | 2019-03-10T10:43:00+00:00 March 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SFNO Brother Receives Archdiocesan Brotherhood Award

A Catechist’s Conversation: SFNO Religion Chairs Gathering

Note: This is the first in a series of semi-monthly posts from Charles Legendre, AFSC, Director of the San Francisco New Orleans District’s Office of Evangelization & Catechesis. Participants from SFNO's first religion department chairperson gathering. (Photo courtesy Simon Kim.) March 1, 2019 In a 2013 interview for Living Lasallian, a publication of [...]

By | 2019-03-03T18:50:58+00:00 March 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on A Catechist’s Conversation: SFNO Religion Chairs Gathering

SFNO Announces 2019 Vandhu Paaru Dates

The District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) Office of Education has announced that the 2019 Vandhu Paaru Program will take place June 16 – July 12, 2019. Co-sponsored by SFNO, Delegation of India, District of Colombo, and Lasallian East Asia District, Vandhu Paaru is an international immersion experience for current SFNO Lasallian educators established [...]

By | 2019-04-12T12:57:14+00:00 February 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SFNO Announces 2019 Vandhu Paaru Dates

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 Friday, March 22, 2019, 1:30 p.m. The Gene Bennet Sports Complex Saint Paul’s School 917 South Jahncke Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 [...]

By | 2019-02-28T12:00:56+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