Sixth Regional Assembly

The Sixth Regional Assembly of RELAF was held from 11 to 14 January, 2016 in Nairobi, at Rosa Mystica Centre. A total of 39 participants took part: all the Visitors and Auxiliary Visitors of Districts and President of the Delegation; the General Councilor with the Regional Team, the elected Delegates of the Districts and the Delegation, invited persons from the Centre of the Institute: the Superior General, Br. Robert SCHIELER, Br. Amilcare BOCUCCIA, Director of Solidarity and Development, Br. Jesús RUBIO, Secretary for Formation, Br. Gustavo RAMIREZ, General Councilor,  and Mr. Anthony BELAND, International Coordinator for Young Lasallians; four invited persons from  the Region: Br. Bertin BAINGUEDEM representing Young Brothers of the District of Central Africa; Ms. Rose Nanema MEL Council member from the District of West Africa, Mr. Jean Marie KATUNKUKI, Responsible for MEL in Congo Kinshasa District and Br. Pierre BAKO, translator at the Assembly. » Read more

Announcement of the Regional Assembly

RELAF will hold her 6th Regional Meeting from 11 to 15 January 2016 in Nairobi – Kenya. According to the Statutes of our Region, the main goals of the Assembly are to evaluate what we have lived as an experience since our last Regional Assembly in 2010, to appropriate the Acts of the 45th General Chapter, to study particular subjects relating to the Church and to the Institute in Africa, to give orientations for the years to come and to approve the Statutes with its possible modification. » Read more

Madagascar: 150 Years of Lasallian presence

On November 24, 2015, the Lasallian Family gathered in Soavimbahoaka – Antananarivo, to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the first De La Salle Brothers in Madagascar. A solemn Mass was celebrated on this occasion the Episcopal Vicar of the Archdiocese of Antananarivo. Students, teachers, educators, former students of Lasallian schools and various Lasallian groups honored the event. During Mass, a special prayer was said for all the deceased Brothers of the District. Let us recall that the 3 Brothers Yon, Ladolien and Gonzalvien were the first De La Salle Brothers that arrived in the Island on November 24, 1866. » Read more