BEING BROTHER- TAKING A ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

Posted by Br Gary Wison on 15 September 2021
How many years does it take to become a doctor, lawyer, priest? Perhaps five, seven years of concentrated immersion in training, within a defined community. Not only knowledge and skills are acquired, but solid human values -attitudes, a sense of belonging and service - as one absorbs the “culture” of a profession. The De La Salle Brother experiences this as well.   Vocation Being a religious Brother starts with an attraction to a way of life, for a multiplicity of reasons...
 

Brothers recognise Dot Schwenke's 50 years of commitment in Affiliation Ceremony

Posted by Br Phillip Sheridan FSC on 14 September 2021
Brothers recognise Dot Schwenke's 50 years of commitment in Affiliation Ceremony
Dorothy (Dot) Schwenke -  Affiliation with De La Salle Brothers On Saturday, 4th September, a very worthy lady was Affiliated with the De La Salle Brothers. The Ceremony took place during a Eucharist, that was celebrated in the chapel of Southern Cross Catholic College, Scarborough, Queensland. Dot was supported by her daughter, Jenny, son-in-law Jerry, some of their children, and a number of past colleagues, friends and Brothers. Due to the COVID situation, Dot’s two sons, Ste...
 

Daily Gospel Reading, a reflection and a prayer: TUESDAY 14/9/2021

Posted by Kane Raukura AFSC on 14 September 2021
Daily Gospel Reading, a reflection and a prayer: TUESDAY 14/9/2021
T?n? koe i t?nei ahiahi staff! Please find attached the Daily Gospel Reading for TUESDAY 14/9/2021, a reflection and a prayer (as PDF).  Please… Utilise with your ZOOM classes – pull out whatever bit you would like to use. Your actions and example in faith is both reassuring for the boys and a sense of the familiar. Use yourself as some solace, in prayer and in reflection. Use with your families and loved ones at home. Share with anyone else in the community with whom y...
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Daily Gospel Reading, a reflection and a prayer: Monday 13/9/2021

Posted by Kane Raukura on 13 September 2021
Daily Gospel Reading, a reflection and a prayer: Monday 13/9/2021
Morena ! Please find attached the Daily Gospel Reading for MONDAY 13/9/2021, a reflection and a prayer (as PDF).  Please… Utilise with your ZOOM classes – pull out whatever bit you would like to use. Your actions and example in faith is both reassuring for the boys and a sense of the familiar. Use yourself as some solace, in prayer and in reflection. Use with your families and loved ones at home. Share with anyone else in the community with whom you think it would benef...
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Announcement: Principalship of O'Connor Catholic College

Posted by Merv McCormack on 13 September 2021
Dear Lasallians, After five years of dedicated leadership, Mrs Regina Menz will conclude her Principalship of O’Connor Catholic College at the end of 2021. During her time at O’Connor, Regina showed authentic pedagogical leadership: she understood contemporary teaching and learning. A focus on encouraging success, and mapping suitable pathways for students, was accompanied by a genuine commitment to the Lasallian and Ursuline charisms. Attending the College, time spent in the P...
 

THE GIFT TO PERSUADE: Debating Triumphs at De La Salle Mangere

Posted by Mr. Otto Wendt, Debating Head Coach/Teacher, DLS Mangere (edited Br Gary Wilson) on 13 September 2021
THE GIFT TO PERSUADE: Debating Triumphs at De La Salle Mangere
Teachers love to see their students thrive. Healthy scepticism was wiped in 2018, when De La Salle’s Year 9 students answered the call to debate. With Franco Dejoya, Lasallian Volunteer, three junior teams were formed. It was a historic moment for our school being the first time we had a junior team break for the octo finals of their respective debate competition. The following year, history would repeat itself, with one of our junior debate teams making it to the quarter finals of the...
 

Safeguarding Sunday, September 12, 2021

Posted by Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) on 12 September 2021
The Catholic Church in Australia will mark Safeguarding Sunday which had previously been known as Child Protection Sunday. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference changed the name late last year to better reflect the Church’s policies and protocols to protect and support children and adults at risk. The day seeks to acknowledge the immense damage caused by the sexual abuse of children, including by priests, religious and lay people within Catholic contexts. It makes a commitment to ...
 
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