October Vocations Prayer

Posted on 16 October 2020
October Vocations Prayer
Loving God, Thank you for the gift of your calling to live out a vocation to serve people. We ask you to strengthen us in the Lasallian mission to inspire and transform lives through education and social support. May your glory shine on all those whom we work with and give us the courage to make a positive difference in our world today. We make this prayer through Christ our Lord. Amen!   Gospel for Today: Matthew 22:34-40 But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced th...
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Announcement: Principal of St Johns College, Dubbo 2021

Posted by Christina Trimble on 16 October 2020
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Nicole Morton as the Principal of St Johns College, Dubbo commencing January, 2021. Nicole is the Assistant Principal at Xavier High School, Albury (2015-current) and is currently acting in the role of Professional Learning Leader for Catholic Education, Diocese of Wagga Wagga. Nicole's previous leadership positions include at Hennessy Catholic College, Young where she held the position of Director of Mission (2014-15), Director of Gro...

Global Compact on Education

Posted by Brother Nestor Anaya on 16 October 2020
Dear Directors and Mission Secretaries. Lasallian friends. Greetings from Rome. I hope you are well. As you know, Pope Francis has invited all sectors of society to collaborate in the renewal of the educational pact. This Pact wishes to promote a "culture of encounter" that will develop more just, peaceful, supportive and sustainable societies. The event will be broadcast on October 15 at 2:30 pm (GMT+2), open to all and transmitted live on Vatican Media's Youtube chan...

John Fahey: A born leader bows out

Posted by ACU on 15 October 2020
On September 12, ACU's Chancellor John Fahey took his final breath after a life spanning 75 years. Some months before his death, we spent a few hours with him in his home, where he spoke of reaching the highs of professional success, and plunging to the lows of personal tragedy. As Fahey led the way into his living room, his wife Colleen could be heard pottering elsewhere in the house. In the hallway was a framed certificate from the Olympics in 2000, a subtle memento of his leading rol...

Announcement: De La Salle Secondary School Bomana & La Salle Technical College, Hohola - 2021

Posted on 14 October 2020
Dear Lasallians, After three years of outstanding leadership and service to the Lasallian community at De La Salle Secondary School, Bomana, Br Antony Swamy will conclude his principalship at the conclusion of the 2020 academic year. Br Antony has been appointed by Br David Hawke, Br Visitor (Provincial) of the District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea, to commence as Principal at La Salle Technical College, Hohola at the beginning of the 2021 school year. Br Ant...

Lasallian now Jesuit Provincial

Posted by Jesuit.org.au on 13 October 2020
Lasallian now Jesuit Provincial
While much of Fr Quyen Vu SJ's life as a Jesuit has been spent in the education apostolate, he says he's looking forward to returning to Australia to become the next Provincial. 'For me it's a new journey, a new phase, a new adventure', he says. Fr Quyen has spent the last six years building a new Jesuit school in Cambodia, and spent the previous four years building a new Jesuit school in Timor Leste. He admits much of his life both before and after he joined the Society...

From DLS to Wimbledon to the MCG

Posted by Kerry Martin on 12 October 2020
From DLS to Wimbledon to the MCG
"My time at De La Salle (in particular during Br Denis' maths classes) helped me to develop a strong work ethic, which has held me in good stead through the start of my career." After graduating with a double degree in Sports Management and Science at Deakin University, East spent a year as a Player's Relations Assistant for Tennis Australia before moving to London where he spent two years working for the All England Lawn Tennis Club Championships' Department, based ...
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