Mission Formation Participants Revitalized

Posted By: Marisa Naryka On: 2023-08-21
Posted On: 2023-08-21

Our mission formation participants returned to our community revitalized and filled with excitement as they continue to live our Lasallian Catholic mission and charism.

Exploring Lasallian Mission (ELM) – Lewis University (IL).
Michael McMahon, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Marisa Naryka, Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Fernando Rosas, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

“[T]he ELM program …invigorated my passion for the Lasallian Catholic mission and expanded my understanding of the foundation and principles of this wonderful institution.” – Fernando R.

Collegium: Annual Colloquy – University of Portland (OR)
Tricia Dobrient, Senior Director of Student Success.

IALU – Rome Program
Jeanne Minnerath, associate professor in biology

Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies – Manhattan College (NY)
Jimmy Bickerstaff, associate professor of fine and performing arts

“The Institute is a richly rewarding international professional experience,
rooted in the Lasallian Catholic tradition.” – Jimmy B.

Lasallian Institute on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging – Saint Mary’s College of California
Ashley Sovereign, program director and core professor, Psy.D. in counseling psychology
Ann Schissel, core assistant professor, Psy.D. in counseling psychology
Marisa Naryka, Vice President for Mission and Ministry

“It was a wonderful experience of ‘together and by association.’” – Ashley S.

Institute for Catholic Administrators in Higher Education – Boston College (MA)
Amy Heinz, Dean of Health and Human Services

“[I]t was a wonderful opportunity to learn more deeply about the role of Catholic higher education, network with administrators from across the world and learn how other institutions are navigating the challenges in higher education.” – Amy H.

John Johnston Institute of Contemporary Lasallian Practice
Michael Hahn, Associate Dean of Education

Thank you to all our participants for saying ‘yes’ and delving deeper into our Lasallian Catholic mission.

For more information on our mission formation opportunities,
please reach out to the Office of Mission.

Live Jesus in our hearts, Forever!