First Indigenous/Native American to be recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church
St. Kateri is seen by many as an example of overcoming health and cultural challenges. As the first Indigenous/Native American to be recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church, she led an exemplary life of service.
Honoring and recognizing Juneteenth
This weekend, we at Saint Mary’s recognize Juneteenth (short for June Nineteenth) — the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865 to ensure that all enslaved people be freed.
First Generation Initiative student spotlight: Cynthia Leon ’23
Cynthia Leon began her college career at Saint Mary’s as a biology major hoping to go into premed, but she realized there was more than one way to help people and switched her area of study to psychology and Spanish.
Responding to Racism: A Lasallian Dialogue
Saint Mary's hosted "Responding to Racism: A Lasallian Dialogue" in June 2020. The virtual panel discussion included voices from the Lasallian Catholic family to come together for conversation and action to work for racial justice and equity.
Message from the President
It is with deep sadness that I write to you today in light of the killing of Mr. George Floyd just one week ago. His death is shocking and appalling. And so I write this realizing that I don’t have the words to adequately express what this has meant to and for our community, nor do I have the words to describe what has impacted so many individuals and families and neighborhoods over the past several days.