The paper explores the contribution quality programs of formation make in deepening Lasallian association for the educational mission. The life and vitality of the worldwide network of schools and ministries depends on it. The work of formation for association and for mission has born tremendous fruit in recent years, and now is not the time to rest on our success. It’s time to renew and redouble our efforts in this regard.
Keywords: mission, formation, association, Lasallian, Brother, Partner, community, vocation, associates, faith, commitment, accompaniment, formators, education, ministry
Gregory Kopra serves as director, Formation for Mission, for the District of San Francisco New Orleans of the Brothers. He earned his doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco.