Brother Donald Mouton, FSC, of the District of San Francisco New Orleans, died April 17, 2021, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Among his many contributions to the Lasallian mission, Brother Donald served on the Lasallian Publications editorial board from its inception in 1987 until its completion in 2002. During that time he edited and revised the translation of Explanation of the Method of Interior Prayer, John Baptist de La Salle: Two Early Biographies, and Sacred Scripture in the Spirituality of Saint John Baptist de La Salle. He brought his profound scholarship and animated teaching to the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies from 1991 until 2014, guiding students through year three’s focus on the spirituality of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.
A private funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Saint Michael’s Brothers’ Community Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with burial to follow at Rosario Cemetery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Born: July 8, 1935, Ville Platte, LA
Entered Novitiate: August 14, 1953, Lafayette, LA
Received Habit: August 14, 1953, Lafayette, LA
Perpetual Vows: June 6, 1960, Covington, LA
1954: Saint Michael’s College, Santa Fe, NM, scholasticate
1957: St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, teacher
1960: Chomedey-de-Maisonneuve, Montreal, Canada, exchange program
1962: Catholic University, Paris, France, student
1971-1975: College of Santa Fe, NM, professor and community director
1979: University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, student
1980: College of Santa Fe, NM, professor
1982-1986: College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, president
1987: Catholic University, Washington, D.C., student
1987: College of Santa Fe, NM, professor
1988: SIEL, Rome, Italy
1989: College of Santa Fe, NM, professor
1990: De La Salle Provincialate, Lafayette, LA, visitor
1996: College of Santa Fe, NM, professor
1996: St. Michael’s High School, Santa Fe, NM, teacher
2010: Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM, professor and community director
2018: Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM, professor