Buttimer provides participants with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Lasallian charism.
"My mission experience over the summer... spoke a lot about the need to teach students about hospitality, how we are with one another. The importance to De La Salle was about building up students' relationships with Christ." -Sister Jodi Min on her work with the Buttimer Institute
Sponsor: Christian Brothers Conference/financial support from SMC
Dates: Two-week sessions are held for three consecutive summers (June/July). Next Institute: June 24-July 6, 2012.
Location: Saint Mary’s College (must live on campus in community with cohort members)
Description: In-depth study (reading, lectures, discussion, special programs) of John Baptist de La Salle’s personal journey, Lasallian spirituality and pedagogy. A masters degree or course credit, academic and continuing education units, are available through SMC.
For further information contact:
Sally Jamison, Coordinator for Mission
Saint Mary's College
P.O. Box 5168
Moraga, CA 94575-5168