Posted by De La Salle College, Malvern
on 10 July 2020
While most students were at home participating in Online Learning, Year 8 Student Liam Laidlaw from De La Salle Malvern, along with his cousin Ronan, decided they wanted to do something active and challenging for charity.
The young men decided they would run 1km each hour, on the hour, from 7.00am until 7.00pm on Saturday 6 June. Liam and Ronan set an approximate target of $500 to which they would donate to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, a very worthy cause. The Great Barrier Reef Fou...
on 9 July 2020
Over the last few weeks, St James has been collecting warm clothing to send to the community of Balgo in Western Australia. St James has a strong connection with Balgo, having completed Immersion Trips there in the last few years. Unfortunately, this year the Immersion trip was cancelled given the risks associated with COVID-19.
Community members of Balgo, given the restrictions on travel, have been unable to travel to go shopping to gather warm clothes. Additionally, income through the A...
on 8 July 2020
Myles Hogarty took over as Principal of De La Salle College Mangere in 2012; he made history as the first non Brother to lead the school since it was established in 1953. Myles brought with him over a quarter of a century of experience in Catholic boys' Education through a fellow Auckland school, St Peter's College, run by the Christian Brothers. "I soon appreciated how similar the educational philosophies were between the Founder of the Christian Brothers, Edmund Rice and our ...
Posted by Anna Zsigovits-Mace & Christina Hermanns
on 7 July 2020
I thought I would talk about our Special Character and what it means to attend a Catholic School in Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Special Character at Francis Douglas Memorial College is more than a couple of words that separate us from State Schools. Our name on the wall at the bottom of our driveway states we are: "A Catholic Lasallian School for Boys."
We are rightly proud of our status within the community and among our families which holds Francis Douglas Memorial Colle...
Posted by John Foley
on 6 July 2020
Earlier in the year, St Michael's College staff came together and shared what Lasallian education at St Michael's should look like today and for the future. This approach to defining Lasallian education is very much in the spirit of the early Brothers, who came together in the early 1700s as the 'most experienced and most capable of running a school well' to inform the monumental work known as "The Conduct of the Christian Schools". It provided the essence of what ...
Posted by Carmel Warnock
on 3 July 2020
The CRA Interculturality Committee continually aims to educate about and promote global interculturality.
"Our Group Journey Exploring Interculturality" is a video and features a series of short stories from 7 Religious Sisters of Mercy. They share their experience and understanding of Interculturality and how it has positively impacted their life and the life of the community within which they live and serve.
On behalf of the CRA Interculturality Committee, I would enco...
Posted by Anna Zsigovits-Mace
on 3 July 2020
As with many other events this year our annual celebration of Founder's Day looked significantly different to recent years.
We kept the tradition of providing for our community Foodbank and the gifts were very generous from families who themselves are dealing with the current situation which is turning many lives upside down. It was our Lasallian Love in action which was gratefully received by the New Plymouth Foodbank.
Usually we would all travel down to St Joseph's and celebra...