on 29 May 2020
The District Formation for Mission Team hosted their first Online Twilight Retreat on Wednesday, 27 May. Lasallians from Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and the DENA District joined in conversation, reflection, and prayer via Zoom for 45 minutes a brief but welcome respite in the middle of the week.
The retreat invited participants to examine the topic, "Mindfulness: Remembering the Holiness of the Ordinary," and was highlighted by a presentation by Br John Cantwell wh...
Posted by Rana Brogan
on 29 May 2020
At De La Salle College, Malvern, the school choir have been active during this period of isolation and remote learning. With the assistance of Soundtrap, an internet browser-based sound recording program, students have been able to record their voices, by singing into the microphones in their laptops whilst listening to a backing track in their headphones to keep in time and pitch. For their first recording, the choir recorded the hymn to the Founder St. John Baptist De La Salle, supported ...
Posted by Catholic Education Western Australia
on 29 May 2020
On Friday 15 May, the Luurnpa Catholic School community celebrated the Feast Day of their patron saint, St John Baptist de La Salle.
Staff, as well as students, were part of the learning, with each staff member tasked with finding a quote from the founder of the de La Salle Brothers in the lead up to the Feast Day.
Miss Rosy and Mr Josh visited all of the school's classes on the day to discuss how St John Baptist de La Salle could be an influence and inspiration in daily life.
on 28 May 2020
'NCD Food Bank Feed the Hungry' - is a community campaign run by residents and local business figures in Port Moresby with the sole objective of being a Food Bank for the less fortunate in the city who face difficulties in affording food, especially in the face of the global COVID 19 pandemic.
Lasallians in the city were quick to respond to this initiative. We participated as Volunteers in whatever way we could; from cleaning a dusty warehouse to unpacking truckloads of donations,...
Posted by Br Lewis Harwood FSC
on 27 May 2020
Recently, I have been watching on Netflix the documentary, "The Last Dance" about the incredible Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990's. This documentary is centred on the brilliance and sporting icon of Michael Jordan. His overall natural abilities and unresting desire to win championships makes for interesting viewing. It is inspiring to think that Michael Jordan failed to make a school aged basketball team as a young student and then went on to become arguably the greatest bas...
on 26 May 2020
Dear Brothers and Lasallian Partners,
Please see the attached LEAD Story 332
Posted by Julie Alibrandi
on 25 May 2020
COVID-19 has rapidly progressed from an isolated health concern to a global pandemic and Br David Hawke, Visitor and Merv McCormack, Executive Director, Lasallian Mission Council, are taking the spread of this virus very seriously.
Our dedicated team have been in regular communication with our schools, other works, communities and staff. We are pleased to inform you that to date there are zero COVID-19 cases.
La Salle Centre will be reopening on 1 June 2020, and a stringent return...