Jim Field’s Blog


A Tribute to Brother Michael Collins


January 8, 2012



All of us connected to the Minnesota Independent School Forum honor the recent passing of Br. Michael Collins, President of DeLaSalle High School. Br. Michael was a great teacher, promoter and defender of education for all children. He is a man who made a difference in the lives of countless young people from all walks of life. He instilled in all of us the responsibility to speak up for what we believe and to take responsibility for our growth. Let me share a story he frequently told:


It was around 1943. Br. Michael was a new kind