Hong Kong Lasallian Family Bulletin

Posted on 17 June 2020
Hong Kong Lasallian Family Bulletin
This is our summer issue of The Gateway and we hope to be back again after the summer break. The summer break is not like any other. First of all, it is shortened to roughly one month because of the necessity of making up classes. Classes have to be made up because schools were closed for quite some time due to the Covid-19 virus. On top of that, travel is much restricted and, in some cases, out of the question. Having said that, we were very relieved at the resumption of school in earl...
 

Couple inspire not only their rural home town, but one of the most remote towns in the Kimberley

Posted by Julia Goonan on 16 June 2020
Couple inspire not only their rural home town, but one of the most remote towns in the Kimberley
Steve and Caroline Chapman live in Armidale in rural NSW with their foster son, Patrick. The couple grew up in separate regional towns but came together in Armidale where they both studied. Today, Steve and Caroline both work at O'Connor Catholic College, the first Lasallian school to be founded in Australia. They have made an incredible mark in the community as well as their couple of visits to a remote town, Balgo Hills. We sat down with Steve and Caroline to get to know them and thei...
 

Virus prompts surge in pleas from children

Posted by Julie Power on 15 June 2020
The number of children aged 5 to 12 calling Kids Helpline spiked by 25% in April compared to the previous months this year. Experts reported increased numbers in calls and website visits by children and parents seeking help during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. At Kids helpline, family relationships and violence was the trigger for nearly half of all requests for help, said Tracy Adams, chief executive of yourtown, the non-profit which operates the 24/7 helpline. With children out of sc...
 

Message from Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC

Posted on 12 June 2020
Message from Brother Superior General Robert Schieler, FSC
Dear Brothers and Lasallian Partners of RELAN, In the readings of the liturgy for June 3 Saint Paul writes to Timothy that the "word of God is not chained." For this reason, he says, "I bear with everything for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, together with eternal glory." We know that God wills that all be saved. We are all chosen. We are all sisters and brothers. We are one family. As Lasallians, w...
 

WATCH: JPC Students express gratitude using Lasallian song

Posted by John Paul College, Rotorua, NZ on 12 June 2020

The Year 13 prefects , on behalf of the student body, want to express their gratitude to parents and teachers as they prepare to return to school. They wish to recognise the very significant sacrifices made by you and their teachers to enable their education to continue. Also your love and support of them during a very stressful period of their lives.

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Lasallian Roll Call

Posted on 11 June 2020
Lasallian Roll Call

As De La Salle Malvern continues to operate and educate remotely due to COVID19 in Term 2, we may not have reunions but our Old Collegian Community is full of interesting people with interesting lives. Our 2020 May edition is full of great stories, updates and much more. Enjoy!

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Mourning the Loss of Eight Francophone Canada Brothers

Posted on 10 June 2020
Mourning the Loss of Eight Francophone Canada Brothers
The Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) mourns the loss of eight Brothers from the Francophone Canada District due to COVID-19. The Brothers lived at Résidence De La Salle in Laval, Québec, and died between April 16 May 7, 2020. Résidence De La Salle houses 70 residents, including members of other religious congregations. In addition to the Brothers who died, 13 residents from other congregations also died from COVID-19.  "We were deeply saddened by th...
 
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