Pierre Romançon was born June 14, 1805, in Thuret, France. He was so far ahead of his classmates that when he was only 14 years old the Brothers engaged him as a substitute teacher. From 1821 to 1841 he taught in elementary schools before being appointed as director of a new school in southern France […]
Saint Solomon was secretary to Brother Agathon, the Superior General, after having been a teacher, director and bursar. He was martyred on September 2, 1792, during the French Revolution. He was the first Brother of the Christian Schools to be martyred, and the first to be beatified. He was canonized in a ceremony in Saint […]
Blessed Brothers Roger, Léon and Uldaric were martyred in 1794 during the French Revolution. They were beatified on October 1, 1995, as part of a group of 64 martyrs who died for their faith. More from the Institute >
The 2022 International Lasallian Days for Peace (ILDP) will begin on September 21 (the United Nations’ sanctioned International Day of Peace) and will run through October 21, 2022. Learn more about the theme and explore resources >
The Regional Formation Programs Advisory Committee (RFPAC) will meet September 27-30 in Washington, DC. RFPAC supports the Regional formation and education programs offered by the Office for Lasallian Education at Christian Brothers Conference. Read more about RFPAC here >
Blessed Scubilion Rousseau, FSC, was born March 21, 1797, in Annay la-Côte, France. He was serving as a catechist in his native village when he was introduced to the Brothers. He entered the novitiate in 1822. After 10 years of teaching in schools throughout France, he left for the island of Reunion where he dedicated […]
Save the date for the inaugural Lasallian Women of Hope (LWH) Celebration, taking place virtually across the globe on October 1, 2022.
The Brothers in Initial Formation Gathering will take place October 7-10, 2022.
Manuel Barbal Cosan was born on January 2, 1898, in Enviny, a small town at the foot of the Pyrenees in northern Spain. Known for his serious nature, he was only 12 years old when, with the blessing of his devout and hardworking parents, he entered the minor seminary of the diocese of Urgel. He […]
In 1934, Turón, a coal-mining town in the Asturias Province in Northwestern Spain, was the center of anti-government and anticlerical hostility in the years prior to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. The Brothers’ school was an irritant to the radicals in charge of the town because of the religious influence it exerted on […]