Posted by Andrew Laurence-Rogers and Dyllanson So
on 11 December 2019
Recently, Year 11 students at De La Salle College Ashfield set off on a three day retreat. The retreat was a way in which students were able to put aside school life and allocate time to strengthening peer connections, provide relief from the recent preliminary exams, and most importantly to reflect upon our relationship with God.
The retreat was held at the Collaroy Centre which was appreciated for its large open areas for leisure as well as its fabulous location right by the beach. On a...
Posted by Julia Goonan
on 10 December 2019
There is no doubt that yourtown has made a strong impact over the years for countless young individuals in the stickiest of situations. Between July and September, yourtown undertook its new Efficiency and Effectiveness framework. This produced a stronger focus on the engagement on Social media from winners of the Prize Home network that in turn, made it to hundreds of individuals participating in the competition. There has been an increase in donations from Art Union supporters, which sugg...
on 9 December 2019
The Beyond the Borders Initiatives are Lasallian international outreach programs, designed to serve the most vulnerable communities throughout the world.
This month has been dedicated to the Lasallian Beyond the Borders Initiative:
New Adrien Nyel Community: La Salle Molenbeek
In the RELEM Region (Lasallian Region of Europe and Mediterranean) there are several initiatives that make the metaphor of borders explicit. All meet significant criteria such as: internationality, diversity, pe...
on 7 December 2019
"Only an ardent zeal for the salvation of the young can be sufficient reason to decide to sacrifice and spend your life for their education. The life of grace that they will live on earth will be a prelude to that which for them and for you will be perpetuated in glory. (MR 9, 3)
Sent on behalf of Br Robert Schieler FSC, Brother Superior
Dear Brothers and Lasallians,
The beatification of Brother James Miller is a cause of great joy for the Brothers, Partners, Students and all mem...
Posted by Vatican News
on 6 December 2019
Greccio is the mountain village where Saint Francis of Assisi created the first crib scene in 1223 to commemorate the birth of Jesus. Pope Francis returned to the town on Sunday to deliver his Apostolic Letter entitled, "Admirabile signum".
An enchanting image
The Latin title of the Letter refers to the "enchanting image" of the Christmas crèche, one that "never ceases to arouse amazement and wonder", writes the Pope. "The depiction of Jesus'...
Posted by Joanne Nehme
on 6 December 2019
De La Salle Mangere concluded their sacramental program with 3 students receiving their sacrament of Baptism and 15 students and 1 Lasallian Volunteer, Micah Scholes- Robertson from Armidale (O'Connor College, Class of 2018) a receiving their First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Micah has immersed himself in the culture of Mangere it was without hesitation he wanted to not only assist the students he also wanted to join with them in the process. When asking Micah , "W...
on 5 December 2019
CONGRATULATIONS TO HARRISON LEE
Harrison has been selected in the Australian Junior team to compete at the 27th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Competition in Tokyo on the 5-7 December. Harrison will be competing in the Double Min U17 age group. Congratulations Harrison! If you'd like to support Harrison in his quest to go to Japan log onto: - gf.me/u/vz75p3
CONGRATULATIONS TO SHANNON PETRE
Over the holidays Shannon Petre (Year 11) competed at the BMX QLD State Championships ...