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Faith, Fraternity, Formation: Brothers in Initial Formation Gather

Twice annually, the Brothers in Initial Formation (postulants, novices, and temporary professed) gather together for a weekend of formation and fraternity with one another. During April, the Brothers gathered...


Brother Named as Delegate to Rome Pre-Synod Gathering

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced that Brother Javier Hansen, FSC, of the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) of the Institute of the...


Opportunity to Discern With Us

Contacts are young men, at least of college-age, who express an openness to discern God’s call in their life, particularly the call to be a Brother of the Christian...


Religious Brothers Conference Meets, Vows to Continue Serving the Marginalized

The 47th annual Assembly of the Religious Brothers Conference (RBC) took place July 20-23, 2018, at the Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland. More than 50 Brothers from various religious...


Novitiate Deepens Vocation and Energizes Brothers

The yearlong Regional Novitiate concludes on July 21 with the five novices making first vows, formally called temporary profession, at the end of their experience. The three novices from...


Question & Answer with Brother Javier Hansen, FSC

Brother Javier Hansen, FSC was one of three representatives from the United States who participated in the Pre-Synod Gathering in Rome. The Pre-Synod Gathering is a preparatory step for...


May 1 – Religious Brothers Day

Religious Brothers Day, marked May 1st, offers the opportunity to celebrate and give thanks for religious Brothers in our lives. It also offers an opportunity to consider how we...


Reflection on Vocation in the Context of Lent, Fifth Sunday

  Brother Alphonse LeBlanc, FSC Under the former Latin rite, the Fifth Sunday of Lent was called Passion Sunday.  Purple cloth covered the statues and crucifixes giving the church...


Reflection on Vocation in the Context of Lent, Fourth Sunday

By Brother James Riordan, FSC The gospel reading for the Fourth Sunday of Lent contains one of the most quoted and powerful verses in all of scripture: For God...


Reflection on Vocation in the Context of Lent,Third Sunday

By Brother Mel Anderson, FSC The first reading from the Book of Exodus is weighty stuff.  It reminds us of the Ten Commandments written on stones, given to Moses...


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