15
MAY
2017

RIP Brother David Barth, FSC

Brother David Barth, FSC Brother David Barth, FSC, 74, died on May 11, 2017 at his residence at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. A De La Salle Christian Brothers for 56 years, he was born in Minneapolis, the son of Joseph and Jane (née Lawrence) Barth. In 1961 he graduated...
11
APR
2017

Brothers Gustavo Ramirez and Rafa Matas Share their Experiences and Gratitude

This past March, General Councilors Brother Gustavo Ramirez and Brother Rafa Matas visited the Midwest District as part of their tour of RELAN (Lasallian Region of North America). This tour was meant to deepen their understanding of how association for the mission is lived out in...
14
MAR
2017

Lewis University President Emeritus To Receive Community Builder’s Prize at Morehouse College

Brother James Gaffney, FSC, President Emeritus at Lewis University, has been selected to receive the 2017 Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize at a special ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on Thursday, March 30, at Morehouse College in Atlanta,...
06
MAR
2017

The MidwestDistrict Office Welcomes Karen Siston

On March 1, Karen Siston  joined the Midwest District Office as the new Accounting Manager for the District. Karen was most recently the Director of Finance at Healthcare Solutions Team in Lombard, and she spent seven years at McGraw-Hill Higher Education in Burr Ridge as a...
03
MAR
2017

Len Suhadolc to Retire from the District Office in March

Len Suhadolc, Chief Financial Officer for the Midwest District, will retire on March 10th after forty-four years of service with the Christian Brothers. He was working at the Educational Data Center at Lewis University when Brother Konrad Diebold, then Auxiliary Provincial, hired...
10
JAN
2017

Brother Robert Staub, FSC, passes away at the age of 94

Brother Robert Staub, FSC, passed away peacefully this morning at the age of 94. Brother Robert was born on January 29, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, and has been associated with CBU for over 65 years. He was the founder of the Biology Department; a trailblazer in a variety of...
26
DEC
2016

The District Office will be open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. December 27 – 30

In the spirit of the holiday season, we celebrate and thank you for your loyal support of the Christian Brothers.  As we prepare for the New Year at the Midwest District Office, we would like to provide you with ways to make your year-end gift and our office hours for the...
23
DEC
2016

John P. King, AFSC, Passes Away

Please remember in your prayers John P. King, AFSC of St. Louis. John passed away suddenly, on December 17, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gloria King, and three children: Suzanne, Paul and Maureen King. Memorial Mass was celebrated at CBC High School, on Thursday,...
17
DEC
2016

Congratulations to Samantha VenHuizen and Alexander Vasiliades

Congratulations to Samantha VenHuizen and Alexander Vasiliades, Assistant Director of Development and Communications Manager, respectively, for the Midwest District on obtaining their master’s degree from Lewis University. Samantha received a Master of Arts in Organizational...
13
DEC
2016

Using Appreciated Securities to Invest in the Christian Brothers of the Midwest at Year-End

According to a report this past week in the Wall Street Journal, nonprofit organizations are seeing a sharp uptick in the number of charitable gifts made with appreciated stock or other securities. Investors are looking at the sharp rise in the stock market and which stocks in...
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