La Salle int’l
councils appoint reps from DLSU-Manila
international commissions at the service of the Brothers’
Institute recently welcomed the appointment of Brother Miguel
Rapatan, FSC, chair of the DLSU-Manila Communications Department
and Dr. Carmelita Quebengco, DLSU-Manila executive vice president,
as its new members.
Appointed by the Superior General and his General Council,
Brother Mike will join the Communications Commission and the
International Council on Communications. On the other hand,
Quebengco will be part of the Commission “Associated for the
Educational Service of the Poor”.
These international commissions will be at the service of
the Institute as a whole and of the Lasallian mission pursued
by the Brothers, associates, and partners. The appointments
were officially announced by the Vicar General, Brother William
Both appointees will serve for a term of three years. The
Communications Commission to be joined in by Brother Mike
will be led by General Councilors Yemanu Jeharand and Marc
Hofer. The commission will collaborate with persons who are
already in charge of communication in their own Districts.
It will also work with experts in the new communication technologies
as well as with experts on communication theories.
Quebengco, the only Filipino Lasallian partner who will be
assigned to the Commission, will join the commission to be
led by Brother Councilors Miguel Campos and Victor Franco.
The team will provide the link between the foundational experience
of Lasallian association and the need of association among
Brothers and with Lasallian partners and associates.
Futhermore, the Commission “Associated for the Educational
Service of the Poor” will encourage and support collaboration
with partners and associates in the light of our experience
of the Lasallian charism and present theology of the Church.
Meantime, Brother Michael Valenzuela, FSC of the Lasallian
Formation Center was also appointed as member of the International
Lasallian Studies Council for a term of three years. The Council
is expected to provide input regarding the expectations and
the needs of the Regions, of the houses of formation for Brothers
and of the formation centers and programs for Lasallian mission.
(source: Phil. Lasallian FAMILI)
to dlsu home page