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RELAL – Brother Gustavo Loor appointed Visitor of the District of Ecuador

On Sept.9th 2011, Br.Superior General appointed Br.Gustavo Loor Oporto as the new Visitor of the District of Equador for a period of three years. Br. Gustavo will begin his ministry on January 7th 2012. On behalf of the Brothers of the Region of Latin America, we congratulate Br.Gustavo on this new mission and offer him […]

PARC – New Website

Marc Gepaya of the Philiippines Sector office has completed his work on the PARC website. I am grateful to Marc and Bro Ricky Laguda, Sector Leader for their services to PARC for this task. Over the past few weeks the PARC Office staff has provided feedback to Marc. Visit www.lasalle-parc.org (Br. David Hawke FSC – […]

COLOMBIA – Appointment of the Visitor of the District of Medellin

Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría, Superior General, has appointed Brother Humberto Murillo López as Visitor of the District of Medellín, Colombia. Brother’s mandate is for a period of 4 years, beginning on November 2, 2011. Congratulations, Brother Humberto. Brother’s e-mail address is: (www.relal.co.org)

Canada – The film about Brother Marie-Victorin

Canada – The film about  Brother Marie-Victorin

(District of French-speaking Canada )   The film of Nicole Gravel (O.N.F.) about “Marie-Victorin, the Naturalist” is now available on the web : http://www.onf.ca/film/victorin_le_naturaliste – Jardin botanique de Montréal – Montreal Botanical Garden   (www.delasalle.qc.ca)

Venezuela – Death of Br.Pablo Mandazen Soto (Br. Gines)

On July 7th Br.Pablo Mandazen Soto (known as Br.Gines) died in Caracas. He was 99 years old and was born in Spain but had lived almost all his life in Venezuela. Nothing that is written about Br.Gines can represent exactly the extraordinary work which this Brother carried out in the field of education, the study […]

USA/TORONTO – Executive Director appointed for Regional Council of Lasallian Association for Mission

USA/TORONTO – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED FOR REGIONAL COUNCIL OF LASALLIAN ASSOCIATION FOR MISSION. Washington, DC, June 8, 2011—Christian Brothers Conference announces the appointment of the founding Executive Director for the Regional Council of Lasallian Association for Mission effective July 1, 2011. The Conference, acting through the Brother Visitors, approved the appointment of Dr. Margaret Wilson […]

District of South Mexico and the Antilles – New Visitor

Brother Superior General has appointed Brother Martín Rocha Pedrajo as the new Visitor for the District of South Mexico and the Antilles for a period of three years beginning on June 15, 2011. Congratulations for Brother Martín’s new mission. He knows that he can count on Regional support for his new responsibility. Brother Martín’s e-mail […]

District of Italy – Brother Achille Buccella appointed Visitor

Brother Achille Buccella as Visitor of the District of Italy by Brother Álvaro Rodríguez E., Superior General. The mandate is for a period of four years , beginning on June 2011. We congratulate Brother Achille for this important assignment he has received and we wish him every success for this task of District leadership.

ARLEP – The District has a New Web Site

It was re-designed based on the different suggestions that have come arrived in recent months: The current events section is now more visible and it can be accessed on the very first page.   The “official” section such as mail, Intranet or database is more direct fo authorized users. The banners that provide access to […]

Brother Michael Jacques, former Assistant General, passed away on March 31st, 2011

BROTHER MICHAEL JACQUES, FORMER ASSISTANT GENERAL, PASSED AWAY ON MARCH 31ST, 2011. Br. Michael Jacques was born in 1916 in Kuching (Borneo). He was always proud of his French-British-Hakka ancestry. True to his religious vows, Br. Jacques has lived a life of detachment from all things, dedicating his vocation to God and humanity. His passion […]