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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 Africa. We are honored to have the following presenters speaking about their involvement with the Lwanga District:

  • Brother Dominic Ehrmantraut - Founding Provincial
  • Brother Tom Sullivan - Formator in the Novitiate and the House of Studies
  • Brother Getachew Nadew - Native Ethiopian, Christian Brothers University alumnus, and current Lewis University Education PhD student

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Joe Birch of Action News 5 as our emcee for this year’s event, which will be held in Heffernan Hall at Christian Brothers High School (5900 Walnut Grove Road Memphis, TN). The event is free, open to the public and includes the program, lunch, and beverages.

Space is limited, so if you would like to RSVP, or if you have any questions about Lasallian Days, please contact Joanna Wagner at or (630) 323-725, ext. 220.

The Christian Brothers Midwest District is one of four Districts in the Lasallian Region of North America, also known as the Région Lasallienne de l’Amérique du Nord (RELAN). RELAN is comprised of Lasallian ministries in the United States and Canada.

The Midwest District encompasses eight states and includes three universities, 14 high schools, four middle schools, one elementary school, four retreat centers, two publishing houses, and one Provincialate office. Within the District there are currently 145 Brothers and hundreds of lay partners, all working together to further the mission of the De La Salle Christian Brothers.

Posted by Cory Dugan at 3:08 PM