45th General Chapter

Parmenie in Rome

Parmenie in Rome

This Sunday was an unscheduled day and we will take advantage to speak a little of Parmenie. For cycling enthusiasts, this name brings to mind the “col du Vercors” (in the Pre-Alpine range near Grenoble in France) which is 571 meters high. Tour de France cyclists have passed there twice. If one has the strength […]

Press release No. 2 – 45th General Chapter

Rome, April 24, 2014 The Generalate of the Brothers of the Christian Schools in Rome welcomes 93 Brothers who will participate in the 45th General Chapter of this Institute from April 22 to June 8, 2014. Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría, Superior General for the past fourteen years, opened the session by welcoming the capitulants who […]

Opening of the 45th General Chapter

Opening of the 45th General Chapter

The General Chapter opened on this Easter Tuesday.  During the course of the past several days, Brother Capitulants gathered together from the five Regions of the Institute and will work until Pentecost Sunday to make visible the unity of the Institute.  At 9 AM they gathered in one of the internal gardens under the windows […]

Press release No.1 – 45th General Chapter

Press release No.1 – 45th General Chapter

Rome, April 16, 2014 The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools announces its 45th General Chapter which will begin on April 22, 2014. Its slogan is “This work of God is also yours.” In 1694 Saint John Baptist de La Salle convoked the newly-formed community of religious Brothers to meet in Paris. Today, […]

45 GC: This work is the Lord’s and it is also our work

45 GC: This work is the Lord’s and it is also our work

We have represented the idea of work by using abstracts of the human hand. The hand in shades of blue represent’s God’s hand and the hand in shades of different skin colors represents the hands of people… God’s hand takes its inspiration from ancient depictions of God (a hand coming out of a cloud, pointing […]

Logo for the 45th General Chapter

Logo for the 45th General Chapter

After looking at over 80 logos that were received, the Preparatory Commission for the 45th General Chapter unanimously selected the logo created by Brother Felipe de Jesús Luna Ocádiz, FSC, whose design makes a clear reference to the Chapter slogan: “This is God’s work and also your work.” This Brother is in charge of formation […]