Dozens of Christian Brothers from the Midwest District and beyond came to Christian Brothers High School April 5-6 for the semi-annual retreat for Novices and Brothers taking annual vows.
On Friday, April 6, an all-school Founder's Day Mass was held in the campus gymnasium, celebrated by Msgr. John McArthur, AFSC, chaplain of Christian Brothers High School, assisted by Father Tony Romo, SVD, and Deacon Henry Littleton, along with CBHS alumni priests and other visiting priests. During the Liturgy, the Brothers professed their annual promises or vows, determined by their stage in formation. Postulants and novices make promises. Temporary professed Brothers and Professed Brothers renew their vows. This group of Brothers included ones from Christian Brothers High School and Christian Brothers University. Their singing of the Ecce Quam Bonum (Psalm 133) at the conclusion of the Mass was inspiring to the students, faculty, and guests.
The CBHS band, directed by Patrick Bolton, and the CBHS Brothers of Faith Chorus, directed by Stephen Womack, were joined by members of the Colegio de La Salle School band from Costa Rica.