02
OCT
2017

Lasallians Nominated for the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

The annual Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award honors educators from the Midwest District who exemplify the ideals of St. John Baptist de La Salle, the Patron of Saint of Teachers. The award is sponsored by the Lasallian Region of North America, in the name of all Lasallians...
27
SEP
2017

Joanna Wagner Joins the District Office as Assistant Director of Development

On September 25th, Joanna Wagner joined the Midwest District office as Assistant Director of Development. Joanna comes from Lipscomb University in Nashville, where she most recently served as Program Manager leveraging partnerships into off-campus internships and employment...
18
SEP
2017

The District Council and Lasallian Mission Council Hold Joint Meeting

On September 13-14, the District Council and the Lasallian Mission Council ​(LMC) held a joint meeting at the Carmelite Spiritual Center in Darien, IL. This was the first joint meeting in several years, and the two days consisted of both plenary meetings as well as concurrent...
08
SEP
2017

The Midwest District Affiliates Three New Members to the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools

The Midwest District affiliated Rob and Lori Dressel and Robert Daraskevich to the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The prayer service and ceremony took place on September 7th at the LaGrippe Pastoral Center on the campus of Lewis University.  Robert and Lori...
05
SEP
2017

Midwest District will Affiliate Three to the Institute

The Midwest District will affiliate three new members to the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The prayer service and ceremony will take place on September 7th at the LaGrippe Pastoral Center on the campus of Lewis University and will be followed by a reception....
15
AUG
2017

Novices Begin Their Canonical Year

On August 6th, the novitiate for the Lasallian Region of North America opened in Chicago near the campus of the Catholic Theological Union. Brother Thomas Johnson (Midwest) serves as the Director, and Brother Stephen Olert (DENA) as the Sub-Director. Brothers in formation are...
15
AUG
2017

Midwest District Office Welcomes Haley Renison as Young Lasallian Coordinator

The Midwest District office welcomed Haley Renison as the new Young Lasallian Coordinator on Monday, August 14th. A senior at Lewis University, Haley is majoring in theology with a minor in peace studies and creative writing. She plans to pursue graduate school following...
01
AUG
2017

The Latest from Br. Marty Sellner

Just a short message. I will be coming home on Aug. 14 for five weeks. The first week I will spend in Sleepy Eye, MN, with family and relatives. My little farming parish of Leavenworth is celebrating its 150th anniversary on Aug. 19-20, including a Mass on the 20th with Bishop...
20
JUN
2017

La Salle Retreat Center to Offer Viewing of Total Solar Eclipse

Monday, August 21 will be the first coast-to-coast TOTAL solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. La Salle Retreat Center (Glencoe, MO) is a prime location to see the moon come between the sun and the earth, casting its shadow and creating darkness in the middle of the day. The total...
06
JUN
2017

Molly Nocera Completes her Second Year as a Lasallian Volunteer

Thursday, June 8, will mark the completion of Molly Nocera’s second year as a Lasallian Volunteer and her last day at the Midwest District Office. Molly joined the Midwest District staff on August 15, 2016 and has served as the Young Lasallian Coordinator, alongside...
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