45th General Chapter

Generalate – Rule 2015

Generalate – Rule 2015

The 2015 Rule is now available on the Institute webpage for downloading.  Hard copies are currently being printed and will be sent to District offices later this month. A result of our collective discernment, may this new edition of the Rule be a symbol of our determination to joyfully live our Lasallian vocation with love […]

Generalate – Writing Commission on the Drafting of the Rule

Generalate – Writing Commission on the Drafting of the Rule

Convoked by Brother Superior General, the Writing Commission on the Drafting of the Rule that was revised and approved by the 45th General Chapter met from July 1 to 5 to begin their work.   The Commission is made up of Brothers André-Pierre Gauthier (France), Allen Geppert (Great Britain), Rafael Matas (ARLEP), and Diego Muñoz […]

Letter from the Brother Capitulants to the Institute

Letter from the Brother Capitulants to the Institute

Dear Brother Just a few days ago we concluded our 45th General Chapter. In the coming months you will receive the Acts of the Chapter and other documents to be used to inform Brothers and Lasallians. As a first message we are sending the “Letter from the Brother Capitulants to the Institute signed by Brother Superior General […]

Generalate – Video of the 45th General Chapter

Generalate – Video of the 45th General Chapter

​Brother Gus Sinco, the Communications Coordinator for the Midwest District (USA), has produced a brief video that is available in the three official languages of the Institute. In just over three minutes, with a good pace and an attractive design, the video documents the most significant moments of the 45th General Chapter. The screenplay is by […]

Election of the General Councilors

Election of the General Councilors

Following the election of Br. Robert Schieler as Superior General and Brother Jorge Gallardo as Vicar General, the Delegates to the 45th Chapter proceeded to the election of the General Councilors for the five Regions in which the Institute is divided.   PARC Region (Asia) Br. Angel Ricardo Laguda He was born in 1969 (Bacolod […]

Br. Jorge Gallardo de Alba elected Vicar General

Br.  Jorge Gallardo de Alba elected Vicar General

The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools during its 45th General Chapter in Rome has elected Br.  Jorge Gallardo de Alba to the mission of Vicar General for the coming years. Brother Jorge Gallardo was born in 1959 in the town of San Juan de los Lagos, Mexico. He made his final profession […]

Br. Robert Schieler elected Superior General

Br. Robert Schieler elected Superior General

The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools during its 45th General Chapter in Rome has elected Br. Robert Schieler for the mission of Superior General in the coming years. Brother Robert Schieler was born in 1950 in the city of Philadelphia, USA. He made his final profession in 1979. In its first year […]

Chapter tasks

Chapter tasks

It has been three weeks since the Brothers Capitulants arrived in Rome and the General Chapter has progressed at a nice clip from what most of the participants are saying. If the actions of the Chapter are a source of satisfaction, it is not by chance. It must be stated that the work of a […]

Second Phase of the 45th General Chapter

Second Phase of the 45th General Chapter

The Brother capitulants have begun the second phase of the 45th General Chapter which led to the presentation of the report of the Brother Superior and the General Council. A good number of Brothers and lay colleagues presented an assessment of what they experienced in the last seven years in the areas of formation, the […]