07
JAN
2016

Brother Damian Steger, FSC, Passes Away at Age of 79

Brother Damian Steger, FSC Brother Damian Steger, FSC, 79, died January 6, 2016 at St. Anne’s Home in Winona, MN. A De La Salle Christian Brothers for 61 years, he was born Thomas Martin Steger in St. Louis, MO, son of John and Mary Elizabeth (née Drumm) Steger. He graduated from...
04
JAN
2016

National Catholic Schools Week

        What is National Catholic Schools Week? National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2016 is January 31 – February 6. The...
28
DEC
2015

Brother Nicholas Schumer, FSC, Passes Away at Age of 82

Brother Nicholas Schumer, FSC Brother Nicholas Schumer, FSC, 82, died December 27, 2015 at Presence Resurrection Life Center, Chicago. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 64 years, he was born in Evanston son of Michael N. and Mary E. (Heppner) Schumer. He graduated from St....
18
DEC
2015

IRA Charitable Rollover Provision Permanently Extended

Breaking News: Congress yesterday voted to approve a bill, later signed by the President, that removes the expiration date for the “Extension of Tax-Free Distributions From Individual Retirement Plans for Charitable Purposes (Sec.112), otherwise known as the IRA Charitable...
18
DEC
2015

Midwest District Holiday Hours

The District Office will be open December 21 – 23 and December 28 – 31 from 8am – 5pm. In observance of the Christmas holiday, our offices will be closed on December 24 and 25. For assistance or to make a gift to the Christian Brothers of the Midwest, please...
18
DEC
2015

Christmas Greetings from Brother Larry Schatz

Dear Friends, This past weekend, I spent some time reflecting on the past weeks of the Advent season. I can hardly believe that it is almost Christmas and soon we will be surrounded by the warmth of family and friends.  During this time of year, we so frequently get caught up in...
17
DEC
2015

Brother Joel Dolan, FSC, Passes Away at the Age of 89

Brother Joel Dolan, FSC Brother Joel Dolan, FSC, 89, died on Saturday, December 12, at Mercy Circle in Chicago. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 70 years, he was born James Jeremiah Dolan in Chicago, son of John and Helena (née Darcy) Dolan. He graduated from St. Mel H.S. and...
14
DEC
2015

Brother Paul French, FSC, Passes Away at the Age of 83

Brother Paul French, FSC Brother Paul French, FSC, 83, died on December 10, 2015 at Presence Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 64 years, he was born Douglas Andrew French, the son of Lorenzo and Agnes (née Kouba) French. He graduated from...
01
DEC
2015

Inagural Meeting of Midwest Council of Young Lasallians

The first meeting of the new Midwest Council of Young Lasallians took place on Nov. 21 and 22 immediately after the Huether Conference in Chicago.  Ten Young Lasallians from around the District along with Brother Michael Kadow, who accompanies the group, set directions for...
25
NOV
2015

Major Bequest Announced

The Brothers gratefully acknowledge a bequest of $274,000 from the estate of the late Frank Allseits. Mr. Allseits was a 1944 alumnus of St. George High School and a regular attendee at the annual St. George Banquet. His gift will be directed to the Senior Brothers Fund.
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