The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has elected a new Superior General, during its 45th General Chapter in Rome.
Brother Robert Schieler was born in 1950 in the city of Philadelphia, USA. He made his final profession in 1979. In his first year he served as a teacher in his own country and spent 13 years as a missionary in the Philippines.
He studied Modern European History and has a PhD in Educational Administration.
From 1991 to 1998 he was Auxiliary Visitor of the District of Baltimore, served as Director of Education for the former USA-Toronto Region from 1998 to 2001; later he was Visitor of his district from 2001 to 2007.
During the last seven years he has been a General Councillor for the new Lasallian Region of RELAN (USA and Canada) residing in Washington.
FULL STORY Br. Robert Schieler elected Superior General (lasalle.org)