Brother William Mann, FSC


While providing a brief chronicle of forty-six General Chapters of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, the author attempts to answer recent questions about the timing of the first 46 General Chapters, to provide a brief chronicle or précis of the Institute’s General Chapters, and to furnish by way of endnotes some English-language resources about this aspect of the Institute’s history.

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A Brief Chronicle of Forty-Six General Chapters of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools


General Chapter, Superior, Assistant, capitulants, Brother, Christian education, gratuity, Latin Question

About the Author

Brother William Mann, FSC, is president emeritus of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, a former vicar general of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (2000-2007), and the immediate past president of the International Association of La Salle Universities (IALU). Brother William, who earned his doctorate at Colgate Rochester Divinity School, was a capitulant at the 42nd, 43rd, 44th, and 45th General Chapters.

ISSN: 2151-2515
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