Brothers in Initial Formation


Brothers to Enter Novitiate

Three current Postulants from the Brothers of the Christian Schools, District of San Francisco New Orleans, will start their novitiate experience on July 20, 2022. Brothers Matthew Chiantella, Halen...


Called Beyond Borders, Brother Matt

Brother Matt Kotek, FSC is a De La Salle Christian Brother currently ministering and living in Beirut, Lebanon as part of the Fratelli Project, a ‘beyond the borders’ initiative...


Novice Profile: Brother Steven

Hometown Gutenberg, NJ High School Nicholas Senn High School CPS University Lewis University Degree B.A. Education with a concentration in Math What was your first experience of the Brothers?...


Novice Profile: Brother Kyle

Hometown Washington Heights, New York High School Cardinal Spellman High School University Seton Hall University Degrees B.A. Catholic Studies, B.S. Biology Ministry St. Raymond’s High School for Boys, Bronx,...


Advent Reflection, Second Sunday

A reflection on this week’s readings: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 , 2 Peter 3:8-14, Mark 1:1-8 There are few things in life that I dislike more than waiting. Whether it...


Novice Profile: Brother Joseph (J.D.)

Hometown Pittsburgh, PA High School Central Catholic High School University Penn State University, State College, PA Degrees B.S. Management Information Systems Ministry La Salle College High School, Wyndmoor, PA...


Gently Led to Religious Life

Originally published in the Lords Call: Practicing Faith in the Diocese of San Antonio Students, parents, colleagues, and family members frequently ask me why I am discerning a vocation...


Novice Profile: Brother Rafael

Hometown Los Angeles, CA High School Cathedral High School University La Salle University Degrees B.S. Psychology / American History Minor. Masters in Pastoral Studies – Religious Ed Concentration (M.RE)   Ministry...


Called to religious life: A Brother’s vocation story

Original article appeared in Catholic News Service, Faith Alive “You can perform miracles by touching the hearts of those entrusted to your care.” Meditation for the feast of St....


Pray for Brothers during their Novitiate year

Four young Brothers are now more than month into their experience at the Regional Novitiate, which began on July 27 in Chicago, Illinois. Brothers Kyle Mena and Joseph (J.D.)...


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