MEETING OF THE MARIANIST EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATES
October 30, 2008
Members Present: Aulani Kaanoi, Larry Osborne, Mary Pat Sjostrom, Michael Haisen, Patricia Lee-Robinson, Sharon LePage, Barbara Belle, Dave Coleman, Grissel Benitez-Hodge, Kay Stone, Mike Fassiotto, Peggy Friedman, Val Coleman, Venus Ituralde, Yukio Ozaki, Br. Jerry Bommer, Br. Frank Damm
Members Not Present: Curtis Washburn, David Anderson, Peter Steiger
Guests: Fr. Tim Eden, Br. Ray Fitz
Val Coleman distributed the article “Identity Crisis…” – The article states that dramatic action is needed to ensure the vitality of a distinctly Catholic education. Bro Ray discussed the book that was the source of this article along with his personal experiences and observations of the Marianist charism over almost 50 years as the past President and Faculty member of University of Dayton. See more detailed notes in separate attachment.
Next meeting – Grissel, Kay, and Curtis can not attend meeting, because of student event on campus, we agreed to change the date to Nov.18th
Mike was rescheduled faculty adjunct to March (Sat. am) exact date to be determined
Christmas On Campus – Val is collecting again this year for the adoption of our Palolo Valley family ($20.ea is suggested).