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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 graduate of La Salle University and Viviana is a graduate of the University of Arizona.  WHAT IS DELASALLE HIGH SCHOOL? DeLaSalle High School opened in 1900 as the first Catholic high school in Minneapolis. Administered by the Christian Brothers since its inception, “De” has been co-educational since 1971-72. Over 15,000 men and women have graduated from DeLaSalle, which is still located on historic Nicollet Island, within walking distance of downtown Minneapolis. Today, DeLaSalle educates students from over 116 different Twin Cities grade schools, from as far away as 30 miles in each direction. Still the only traditional college prep Catholic high school within Minneapolis, De is also the most diverse private high school in Minnesota in terms of ethnicity, socio-economics, and family background. HOW DID JOHN AND VIV BECOME LASALLIAN VOLUNTEERS? For John, it was the next step after he went to both La Salle College High School and La Salle University. He had been encouraged by another volunteer in the program to send in an [...]

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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 [...]

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April 2016: Julia Kueter

Julia as her favorite children's book character Junie B. Jones Ministry: Saint Cecilia School and Academy, St. Louis, Missouri College: Christian Brothers University What do you do? My day to day schedule contains a myriad of [...]

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March 2016: Tidiany Diarra

Ministry: La Salle School College: Lewis University What do you do? I’m a Recreational Coordinator and Mentor at a therapeutic residential treatment and alternative to detention facility for youth experiencing trauma, mental illness, and abuse. Why did you [...]

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February 2016: Martin Chavez

Ministry: San Miguel Middle School of Tulsa College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I’m a teacher, tutor, athletic director, coach, and breakfast server. At San Miguel, I’m known for making the “breakfast special”! Why did you choose [...]