Lasallian and Catholic Traditions and Values

Making Room for Prayer

I recall sitting in the plane gazing at my aunt and her three young children enjoying their PB&J sandwiches. As we were preparing to take off towards Washington, D.C. a voice on the overhead speaker requested my aunt’s presence. Ten minutes later, I was escorted off the aircraft with three sticky children, several carry-ons, and, worst of all, countless pairs of staring eyes following my exit.

International Christian Brothers Web Portal Covers SMC's 150th

The kick off of Saint Mary's sesquicentennial year is the top story on, the website of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.  The Lasallian family web portal carries international news about Christian Brother educational institutions across the globe. 

Catholic Voice Profiles CILSA's Carnival 4 Kids And Student Volunteers

Kids CarnivalIn a lengthy profile of CILSA's Carnival 4 Kids, the Catholic Voice captures the atmosphere and spirit of SMC's long-running fun and games outreach initiative for the College's Co

Convocation Honoree Urges SMC Community to Work for “Meaningful Change”

Brother Gus“We must be sensitive to the signs of the times and undertake meaningful change,” Brother Augustine (Gus) Boquer, FSC, told the Saint Mary’s community before he was awarded an honorary doctorate in educational leadership at Convocation last week. 

Catholic Voice Profiles "Mary In The Modern World" Conference at SMC

The Catholic Voice, the newspaper for the Oakland Diocese, profiles "Mary In The Modern World," an SMC conference on the Blessed Mother on October 12-14. The news story features insight on the event from Brother Mark McVann and includes a listing of the featured speakers for the conference.

Click here to read the Catholic Voice's story about the "Mary In The Modern World" conference.