Brother Teodoreto, F.S.C,

Today marks the death of ana other Lasallian saint in the making, Brother Teodoreto (1871-1954). Born Giovanni Garberoglio in Italy, he taught for forty years in Turin. He also founded a secular institute, the Union of Catechists of Jesus Crucified and of Mary Immaculate. In 1990 he was declared Venerable. [Read more...]

Brother Exupérien, F.S.C.

Today marks the death of two De LaSalle Christian Brothers on their way to being canonized. Brother Exupérien, born Adrien Mas in (1829-1905). The website has this to say about his life: In his last post, which lasted 32 years, he accomplished remarkable apostolic work. It was he who inspired the Monthly Retreat, destined [Read More...]

Catholic Schools Banned in Oregon?

Almost! On November 8, 1922, the people of Oregon voted to pass a popular intitiative banning all private schools in the state. The Oregon Compulsory Education Act required all children ages 8-16 to attend public school, and only public school, as of September 1, 1926. The majority of schools affected were Catholic schools, and that [Read More...]