07
APR
2016

CBU Dedicates Lounge in Honor of Brother Robert Staub, FSC

This past Thursday, the CBU Community officially dedicated  a new lounge in honor of Brother Robert Staub, FSC (Professor Emeritus, Biology).  At age 94, Brother Robert is the elder Brother in the CBU Brothers Community (as well as in our entire Midwest District). He has been...
04
APR
2016

Brother Michael Fehrenbach Releases New Book

Brother Michael Fehrenbach, FSC, recently released a new book, Schools of Character: Faith-Inspired Public Schools in the Catholic Lasallian Tradition. This book explains how and why Catalyst Schools came into being, and explores the roadmap they provide for others inspired to...
01
APR
2016

Christian Brothers Services Dedicates Prayer Room in Honor of Brother James “Santiago” Miller, FSC

Christian Brothers Services (CBS) recently dedicated its new Prayer Room in honor of Brother James “Santiago” Miller, FSC. Attending the dedication were Brother Michael Quirk, FSC, Ed.D, president and CEO of Christian Brothers Services, Brother Michael Fehrenbach, FSC, Christian...
17
MAR
2016

Brother Christopher Baker, FSC, Passes Away at Age of 62

Brother Christopher Baker, FSC Brother Christopher Baker, 62, died on March 16, 2016 at Methodist Manor in Tulsa, OK. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 37 years, he was born in Memphis, TN, son of Ray and Marguerite (née Scarborough) Baker. He graduated from Memphis Catholic...
14
MAR
2016

DeLaSalle High School Boys Basketball Team Become State Champs for 5th Year in a Row

Minneapolis – This past Saturday, the DeLaSalle High School Boys Basketball team beat Fergus Falls in the 3A title game to become the first boys team in Minnesota history to win five straight state championships. The Islanders (24-4) won their 10th state title in school...
01
MAR
2016

Midwest District Welcomes Two Brothers

The Midwest District is pleased to welcome two Brothers from the District of Bolivia-Peru, who are studying English. Brother Marco Antonio Bonifaz Oscar Reyes, 41, is Bolivian, and Brother Henry Paredes Zúñiga, 39, is Peruvian. They are part of the “Brothers without Borders”...
26
FEB
2016

New Executive Director of Brother David Darst Center Appointed

The Board of Directors of the Br. David Darst Center has appointed Keith Donovan as Executive Director, effective March 1, 2016.  Keith has considerable background in the Lasallian charism. He joined the Darst Center staff in 2014 and is beginning his 18th year at a Lasallian...
23
FEB
2016

2016 LASSCA Conference

Leaders from the high schools in the District are gathered in San Antonio, TX for the annual Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators (LASSCA). This year’s theme, “Authentically Catholic, Authentically Lasallian: Bridging the Cultural...
12
FEB
2016

Lasallian Days, Naples & Sarasota

The Midwest District Office brought Faith and Zeal to Naples and Sarasota with the 3rd Annual Lasallian Days. This year, Lasallian Days served as a Morning of Recollection lead by Brother Dennis Galvin, FSC. Attendees enjoyed a morning of prayer and reflection inspired by the...
19
JAN
2016

World Youth Day 2016

If any ministry within the Midwest District is planning to send a group or be part of a larger group that participates in the World Youth Day 2016 (WYD) in Poland this coming summer, please contact Brother Michael Kadow at mkadow@cbmidwest.org. He is looking to communicate this...
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