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Ministry of the Month: De Marillac Academy

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The San Francisco New Orleans District is featured. The ministry is De Marillac Academy and the Lasallian Volunteers are Kacie Kusinski, 15-17 and Abbey Sorensen, 16-17. Kacie graduated in 2015 from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota and Abbey graduated from University of Rhode Island in 2016. WHAT IS DE MARILLAC ACADEMY? Established in 2001, De Marillac Academy provides a tuition-free education that focuses on academic excellence in a values-based environment. Co-sponsored by the Daughters of Charity and De La Salle Christian Brothers, De Marillac offers a Catholic, private school education to low-income students from all faith and cultural backgrounds in the Tenderloin and other similar neighborhoods. De Marillac’s educational model is rooted in the Nativity Miguel school movement, which began in New York City over 40 years ago in response to the poor state of urban public schools, the high cost of private education, and the lack of local schools in many inner-city neighborhoods. In 2001, De Marillac opened with a class of nineteen 6th graders. Today, De Marillac Academy serves 119 fourth through eighth grade students, 231 alumni, and over 230 families in the school and their unique wrap around [...]

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Ministry of The Month: Midwest District Office

In this month’s “Ministry of the Month,” the Midwest District is featured. The ministry is the Young Lasallians Coordinator and the Lasallian Volunteer is Molly Nocera, 15-17. Molly is a graduate of St. Mary’s University [...]

Ministry of the Month: San Miguel School: Washington, DC

Jon, Ellie and Brother Joseph Mahon, FSC In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is San Miguel School of Washington, D.C. [...]

Ministry of the Month: DeLaSalle Minneapolis

In this month’s “Ministry of the Month,” the Midwest District is featured. The ministry is DeLaSalle High School of Minneapolis and the Lasallian Volunteers are John Schatz, 15-17, and Viviana Ortiz 16-18. John is a [...]

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February 2017: De La Salle Academy-Concord

In this month’s “Ministry of the Month,” The San Francisco New Orleans District is featured. The ministry is De La Salle Academy and the Lasallian Volunteers are Abby Michels, 15-17 and Katie O’Leary, 16-17. Abby [...]

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January 2017: La Salle Academy-Philadelphia

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is La Salle Academy in Philadelphia. The Lasallian Volunteer is first year volunteer, Nicholas Quinlan. Nick [...]

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December 2016: San Miguel Chicago

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” the Midwest District is featured. The ministry is San Miguel Chicago and the Lasallian Volunteers are Erik Thomas and Kathryn “Kat” Varone 16-17. Erik graduated from [...]

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November 2016: Cathedral High School-El Paso

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of San Francisco New Orleans is featured. The ministry is Cathedral High School El Paso and the Lasallian Volunteer is Rebecca “Becca” Hulick, 15-17. Becca went [...]

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October 2016: De La Salle Blackfeet School

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” we are highlighting a ministry of the Midwest District. The Lasallian Volunteers serving at De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) in Browning, Montana are all 2nd [...]

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September 2016: Serviam Gardens

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is Serviam Gardens and the Lasallian Volunteers are Jacquie Martin, 15-17 and Jaime Turrentine, 16-17. Both [...]

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May 2016: Samantha Hyland

Samantha working with students. Ministry: De Marillac Academy, San Francisco, California College: La Salle University What do you do? At De Marillac Academy, I serve as the Academic Resource Teacher, working with grades 4-8. I work [...]