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Celebrating 300 Years of the Lasallian Mission

  The Vatican has declared 2019 as a Jubilee Year (November 17, 2018 - December 31, 2019) to recognize the 300th anniversary of the death of Saint John Baptist de La Salle (April 30, 1719). “A Jubilee Year offers the opportunity to express our faith through concrete actions in favor of those most in need. I invite all of you to celebrate the jubilee through practical acts of kindness and service to young people yearning for mercy and compassion,” says Brother... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Christian Brothers of the Midwest Host 5th Annual Lasallian Day Memphis

Guest Speakers Include Brother Dominic Ehrmantraut, Brother Tom Sullivan, and Brother Getachew Nadew The Institute of the Brothers of the Christians Schools has five different Regions in over eighty countries throughout the Lasallian World. This year’s Lasallian Day Memphis, held on Wednesday, October 25 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., will feature the Region of Africa, specifically, the Lwanga District, which includes five countries: Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Nigeria and South... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, October 23, 2017

Brother Kevin Ryan, FSC: 1938-2017

It is with great sadness that we announce that Brother Kevin Ryan, FSC (Physics & Natural Science, Retired) passed away on Sunday, August 20 at age 78, and in the 61st year of his religious profession as a De La Salle Christian Brother. Brother Kevin was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1938 and first encountered the Christian Brothers as his teachers at Cretin High School in St. Paul. He entered the Brothers in 1956 and received his BS and MEd degrees at St.... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, August 21, 2017

CBU Community Mourns the Loss of Brother Robert Staub, FSC

MEMPHIS—Brother Robert Staub, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Christian Brothers University/Christian Brothers College, died on January 10, 2017 — 19 days before what was to be his 95th birthday. Brother Robert was born in Chicago, IL into a family of nine children. He joined the Christian Brothers Religious Order in 1939 and remained a faith-filled and service-oriented religious brother for 77 years. Brother Robert came to Memphis in 1950, and except for five years in his... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Wednesday, January 11, 2017

CBU Welcomes Brother Ryan Anderson, FSC as New Campus Minister

Joining the campus ministry team this year is Brother Ryan Anderson, FSC. Brother Ryan comes to CBU by way of Chicago, where he worked during his Novitiate year of formation. Prior to living in the Midwest, he completed a master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling at La Salle University in Philadelphia, and a B.A. in Studio Art at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota as well. Brother Ryan grew up in the small town of Mapleton, Minnesota, with a “cornfield at the end of my... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, September 16, 2016

CBU Launches $70 Million Capital Campaign for Advancing Education

MEMPHIS — Tonight at a celebratory reception, representatives of Christian Brothers University (CBU) announced the public launch of a $70 million capital campaign. “Faith in Progress: The Campaign for Advancing Education” now stands as the largest campaign in the history of Memphis’ oldest university. To date, over $30 million of the campaign goal has been secured. The endeavor reflects the University’s vision for the future through elevated programming, improved facilities, an increased... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, June 23, 2015