02
JAN
2018

RIP Brother Nick Geimer, FSC

Brother Nick Geimer, FSC Brother Nicholas Geimer, 89, died on December 28, 2017 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 71 years, he was born Norman G. Geimer in Evanston, IL, son of Nicholas and Violet (Rundgren) Geimer. He attended St....
19
DEC
2017

RIP Brother Denis Murphy, FSC

Brother Denis Murphy, FSC Brother Denis Frank Murphy, 86, died December 15, 2017 at Alexian Brothers Hospice Home in Elk Grove Village, IL. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 66 years, he was born Frank J. Murphy in Chicago, son of Frank and Thelma (Lacourciere) Murphy. He...
12
DEC
2017

Bishop Kelley High School Affiliates Two New Members to the Brothers of the Christian Schools

On December 8, Bishop Kelly High School held a special all-school Mass to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and witness the affiliation of Gary Oberste ’70, AFSC, and Marianne Stich, AFSC, into the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools as...
21
NOV
2017

Saint Mary’s University Celebrates “The Heroic Vow”

On November 21st, 1691, Saint John Baptist De La Salle, Nicholas Vuyart and Gabriel Drolin professed the ‘The Heroic Vow’, to remain together in society even if they would have to beg and live on bread alone. Today, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota...
21
NOV
2017

Huether 2017 Brings Together Many Voices

By Liz Jodice, Director of Communications  Christian Brothers Conference Seventy-three Lasallians from the Midwest District were among the more than 200 people who gathered for the 44th annual Huether Lasallian Conference November 16-18, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Denver in...
20
NOV
2017

$1 Million Gift Endows Kabara Challenge

Brother Larry Schatz, Provincial and Visitor of the Christian Brothers of the Midwest, today announced a $1 million gift from business leader and philanthropist Betty Kabara of Galena, Illinois and Goodyear, Arizona. The majority of the gift, the largest ever by a living...
07
NOV
2017

Third Annual Lasallian Day Kansas City held at St. John Francis Regis Parish

Last week, roughly 30 Lasallians gathered at St. John Francis Regis Parish to attend the third annual Lasallian Day Kansas City. Brother Larry Schatz, Provincial/Brother Visitor of the Midwest District shared an update on the Midwest District, as well as his take on this year’s...
05
NOV
2017

Participate in National Vocation Awareness Week

National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration in the United States dedicated to promote vocation to consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering this particular calling.  It began in...
31
OCT
2017

5th Annual Lasallian Day Memphis held at CBHS

The 5th annual Lasallian Day Memphis was held on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 25th in Heffernan Hall at Christian Brothers High School. This year’s event was emceed by Affiliated Brother Joe Birch from WMC Action News 5 and Visitor/Provincial Brother Larry Schatz. The...
10
OCT
2017

San Miguel Chicago Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Community Center

On October 7, San Miguel School Chicago, in partnership with St. Michaels the Archangel Parish, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening on the San Miguel Community Center, located at 47 Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The opening of the...
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