LA SALLE CENTRE BLESSING AND OPENING

Posted on 29 November 2019
LA SALLE CENTRE BLESSING AND OPENING
As of the Thursday 5 September, Provincial Office and Lasallian Mission Services staff ceased working at 26 Meredith Street, Bankstown and moved to Level 4, Flinders Centre, 25 Restwell Street, Bankstown.
Members of the District Council, Lasallian Mission Council Board, Lasallian Mission Services and Provincial Office staff came together to celebrate the official opening of the new office "La Salle Centre" on Thursday 14 November. Special guests included Mark Condi, CEO and Shane...
 

Smooth Transition for yourtown to LMC

Posted on 28 November 2019
Smooth Transition for yourtown to LMC
Without any fanfare, but signified by a Transition Ritual and Dinner, there was a significant change to the yourtown governance structure on Friday 25th October when the Company Membership was transferred from the Trustees of the De La Salle Brothers to the Lasallian Mission Council (LMC). The transfer of Company Membership, fully supported by the yourtown Board, was a stage in the process of engaging lay Lasallians in the governance of the six incorporated entities in the Australian Sect...
 

Life in the Formation House

Posted on 28 November 2019
Life in the Formation House
"A successful person is one who does not run from his difficulties, but who faces them." I joined the Formation House in August 2015, and at present I am in my final year of initial formation. Every year brings new opportunities and challenges for me to advance in my spiritual understanding and get little closer to my goals. The Formation House is not just a place where young men are encouraged and formed to discern their vocation, but it is also an important phase of our life...
 

NZ Teachers help develop teaching strategies in PNG

Posted by Tina Dalliston & Peter Smith on 27 November 2019
NZ Teachers help develop teaching strategies in PNG
We are very grateful to have to participated in the twinning program with PNG 2019. We were part of a group of four teachers (including Ranita Spencer and Fusi Puleiku) who travelled from New Zealand to Papua New Guinea during the New Zealand school term break. This was Tina's first visit to PNG and Peter's fourth. We spent our time at La Salle Technical College in Hohola, a co-ed school of around 750 students aged between 16 and 28.  The school continues to flourish. At th...
 

St James raise $13,000 for teacher housing in PNG

Posted on 26 November 2019
The term Shared Mission is used to describe and animate the work of the worldwide Lasallian family. This work across more than 80 countries, particularly in underdeveloped areas and to fight poverty, assists young people to receive the education and training that perhaps they would be unable to access without the support from others.  All Lasallian Colleges in Australia and New Zealand have each partnered with an overseas school in order to lend support. Recently, St James College Ea...
 

What makes a good Lasallian?

Posted by Br Lewis Harwood FSC on 25 November 2019
What makes a good Lasallian?
Most likely based on their words and wisdom, they would say this: Lasallians are champions of hope and champions of goodness. Lasallians believe in the miracles in people.  They believe that hope and acts of kindness have a relationship. A relationship that "Springs" from the inner reality of each person. They externalise  this goodness into helping others  -  the last,  the lost, the lonely in our society.  St La Salle would see that hope and goo...
 

Applications Open - Religious Education Coordinator

Posted on 22 November 2019
Applications Open - Religious Education Coordinator
O'Connor Catholic College is a co-educational Year 7-12 Catholic school, catering for approximately 540 students located in Armidale, New South Wales. Religious Education Coordinator Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced staff for the above position, commencing on 28 January 2020. Essentials:
1. Be a practicing Catholic
2. Teaching qualifications meeting the standard for accreditation with NESA
3. Appropriate formal Religious Education qualifications (o...
 
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