Posted by on 7 August 2020
In response to Proposition 17 of the 45th General Chapter, the following Declaration on the Lasallian Educational Mission is presented.  Its intention is to motivate and guide our educational work toward the future in response to the needs and challenges of today's world.  It seeks to offer proposals full of hope and to highlight certain convictions derived from our rich history in order to facilitate the development and continuity of our Educational Communities. To achieve ...

O'Connor Catholic College raise money for Kid's Helpline

Posted by Caroline Chapman on 7 August 2020
The annual Founder's Day event at O'Connor Catholic College celebrates the College's Founder's St Angela Merici and St John Baptist De La Salle. O'Connor being the product of the amalgamation of two historic Catholic schools in Armidale, St Ursula's College (1882) and De La Salle College Armidale (1906), in 1975. On the day, students were able to participate in a wide range of activities coordinated by the College Leaders and Lasallian Youth Ministers, which were d...

Resource: Walk Before Me - How DLS crossed so much of France on foot

Posted by Br Gerard Rummery on 6 August 2020
Resource: Walk Before Me - How DLS crossed so much of France on foot
When we look at the life of John Baptist de La Salle, we concentrate on the way he was led to give up his family status to devote himself to finding a way to provide an education for poor boys. A French Brother, Charles Lapierre, in tracing De La Salle's life of journeying in 17th century France, has shown us the stark reality of how most of these journeys were made on foot. In the text that follows we are helped to appreciate the extraordinary distances that John Baptist, having give...

Eternal Rest of Br Dominic Chong

Posted by Br. Michael Cua FSC on 5 August 2020
Eternal Rest of Br Dominic Chong

Good day, Brothers and Lasallian Partners,

With faith in the resurrection, we announce the passing of Br. Dominic Chong Soon Cheong FSC on 2020 July 29.

Kindly see the attached LEAD Story 341 for more information.

Eternal rest grant unto Dominic, O Lord.
And let perpetual light shine upon him.
And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


Twilight Workshop at De La Salle Ashfield

Posted on 5 August 2020
Twilight Workshop at De La Salle Ashfield
The Year 11 Workshop held at De La Salle Ashfield was a great success. The afternoon commenced with prayer and some input on the Life of Our Founder (St. John Baptist de La Salle) led by Lasallian Youth Minister, Aiden Moore. The focus was on how the Founder overcame all the obstacles to allow him to achieve his goals of setting up free schools for the poor children in the cities throughout France in the late 17th Century. Mr Carter, College Youth Minister, led the boys through a goal-...

Kennedy clan scores over 150 Lasallian years

Posted by Jordan Grantham on 4 August 2020
By John McLaurin   TO this day, faith, family and football reign supreme for the famous Kennedy family of Melbourne. Their enormous contribution to Australian Rules Football is well-documented but equally worth highlighting is the family's long-time involvement with the De La Salle community.
Indeed their ongoing connection with De La Salle College in Malvern in Melbourne's inner south west stretches back further than their football exploits. There was great cause for celeb...

CPSL Audit News #1

Posted by Br Ambrose Payne on 3 August 2020
Background: The Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) "Audit" is due to commence 31 July with the official Opening Meeting now scheduled for Thursday 6 August by videoconference. The Audit will be managed by Ms Tania Stegemann, Director of Compliance for CPSL.  This newsletter is intended as the first in a series that will progressively inform the "entity" the term used to describe the ministerial activities under the direct responsibility of the De La Sal...
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