Posted by Formation for Mission Team
on 19 November 2020
The 26th of November is Thanksgiving in the United States - a holiday which, in it's best and most meaningful form, encourages and inspires reflection and a feeling of gratitude.
For many, it is a day of being with loved ones and of celebrating with a shared meal. For others, it is a day that accentuates loneliness, loss, and lack of food to share.
Some who have more than enough for their own table take the day as an opportunity to be in solidarity and service and to foster connecti...
on 19 November 2020
Recently, Br Ambrose Payne facilitated a webinar for the LEAD District on Integrity and Safeguarding (I&S).
38 LEAD Brothers and Lasallian Partners in 5 different time zones gathered together via Zoom Videoconference to attend the Webinar. The objective was to develop safety measures that ensure maximum protection of the students, minors, and vulnerable adults entrusted to the care of the Lasallian Institutions and Communities across the 7 Sectors of LEAD.
Br. Ambrose Payne FSC from...
Posted by Br Lewis Harwood
on 18 November 2020
The new encyclical letter from Pope Francis entitled, "Fratelli Tutti" on fraternity and social friendship challenges us to a "renewal of respect" for the human family across the world. The letter was written during the global pandemic and briefly touches on this in the context of a shared solidarity to the common good of all people and cultures. Pope Francis also mentions that the pandemic has exposed some of our "false securities" and has called for a "r...
Posted by Angela Porro
on 17 November 2020
Year 7 students at De La Salle Caringbah were asked to share what they have enjoyed in their Religious Education classes this year, and where they see God in their lives. Their responses are a beautiful reflection of the spirit and soul of our boys at De La Salle Caringbah.
I would like to share with you extracts from Year 7, and where they see God and the role Religious Education plays in their lives.
I see God in my life as someone who guides me to push myself and to try harder.
on 16 November 2020
The new academic year has started with half-day schooling and no extra-curricular activities. It is better than zooming. At least we can see the students face to face and hear the normal sounds of school life. We are all looking forward to full day school, sooner rather than later. Nevertheless, we appreciate this should be done only when health experts believe it is safe to do so.
The wearing of masks is well observed. Staff are becoming experts in identifying the students despite the ma...
Posted by Therese Hughes
on 13 November 2020
De La Salle Catholic College Cronulla recently commemorated Remembrance Day - an important ceremony that remembers the end of World War I and those who made the ultimate sacrifice in war.
The most noticeable symbol of Remembrance Day is the red Flanders poppy. It was popularised in the contemporary poem, 'In Flanders Fields,' by the Canadian doctor, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, who was moved to write the poem in 1915 after the death of a close friend on the Western Front. McCra...
on 12 November 2020
The Year 11 cohort at St Michael's College Adelaide, participated in an eye-opening and inspirational retreat, run by the Lasallian Youth Ministers, Zani Bates and Isabella Tocchetti. SALT team members Declan and Asha, as well as Calia Sandona and Ms Maiese, also assisted in the successful day.
Through interactive games involving the opinions of everyone, and interesting speeches regarding beneficial personal experiences, the notion of service, opportunity and sacrifice was highlighte...