Posts Tagged ‘retreat

Brothers Gather for Triduum Retreat

Posted by: admin in: ● April 4, 2013

Each year the Midwest District offers a Triduum Retreat for the Brothers. It is held at the USML Conference Center in Mundelein, IL, and begins with dinner on Holy Thursday and ends with the Easter Vigil and a reception on Saturday night. This year our three postulants, Tony, Mark, and Johnathon joined us, and we […]

CONTACT RETREAT 2013

Posted by: admin in: ● January 7, 2013

Our journey really began at the Westmont Community where six of us stayed overnight on Wednesday, January 2. That way, we could get an early start on Thursday morning. Mark, Matt, and Sam had driven down from the Twin Cities and Michael had flown in to Chicago from Yakima, his home. A special thanks to […]

Called to be Brothers. Day 4 July 23rd, 2011

Posted by: admin in: ● July 28, 2011

Two themes were considered in the evening: fervor and fidelity. In Mary Oliver’s poem, “West Wind #2”, fervor is described as rowing toward the powerful falls. In the life of De La Salle speaks of a being led little by little imperceptively. He also confesses that if he had known the great hardship of establishing […]

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Called to be Brothers. Day 3 July 22nd, 2011

Posted by: admin in: ● July 26, 2011

Midwest District Retreat 2011 Called to be Brothers Day 2.2 When I was at CIL 2010: Understanding and Living Association for Lasallian Mission Today, we spent a morning on icons and their interpretation. I found that the images did not evoke much in me, but that the explanation of the theology and spirituality did. I […]

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Called to be Brothers. Day 2 July 21st, 2011

Posted by: admin in: ● July 26, 2011

Midwest District Retreat 2011 Called to be Brothers Day 2.1 This day is the most intense day of the retreat beginning with morning prayer, three sessions of input, Mass, dinner, and evening prayer. We begin with and excerpt from an article by Richard Rohr challenging us to overcome the tendency as religious age to lose […]

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Called to be Brothers Retreat. Day 1 July 20th, 2011

Posted by: admin in: ● July 22, 2011

Midwest District Retreat 2011 Called to be Brothers We, Brothers of the Christian Schools, are participating in a two year process of reflecting on our lives.  This retreat falls in the middle of the process after three shorter gatherings of the Brothers in various geographic areas around the District.  We have read, reflected, and conversed […]

Called to be Brothers Retreat

Posted by: admin in: ● July 19, 2011

Dear Lasallians, This Wednesday July 20 through July 23 more than 140 Brothers form the Midwest District will gather at the University of St. Mary of the Lake Conference Center in Mundelein, IL for a four-day retreat. During this time of grace and prayer we will reflect on our vocation as called forth by the […]

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Lasallian Volunteers Discernment Retreats 2011

Posted by: admin in: ● March 17, 2011

For the past three weekends, Lasallian Volunteers gathered in various parts of the country for a discernment retreat. The retreat included four staff members, Lasallian Volunteer staff, and several Lasallian Volunteer alum. For more photos of the Midwest and West Coast retreats, please go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/delasallechristianbrothers

Midwest Lasallian Volunteers gather near St. Louis

Posted by: admin in: ● March 7, 2011

Lasallian Volunteers serving in the Midwest District gathered at Toddhall Retreat Center in Columbia, Illinois the weekend of March 4-6 for the third annual discernment retreat. 20 volunteers from the Midwest were joined by one serving in New Orleans, plus four retreat staff and two members of the Lasallian Volunteer staff, along with Joe Kilmade, […]

Lasallian Volunteers Discernment Retreat

Posted by: admin in: ● March 2, 2011

The Lasallian Volunteers serving in the DENA District gathered for their annual Discernment Retreat Feb. 25-27 at Mount St. Alphonsus Retreat Center in Esopus, NY. Pictured are Lasallian Volunteers and retreat staff from the Midwest District: Front: Dylan Perry (CBU/CBHS), Kelly Lazarowski (Ohio), Kenny Latta (CBU/CBHS), Mike Fedoruk (Lewis); Back: Bro. Larry Schatz, Samantha Almanza […]


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