One year after the explosion

Posted by Source: RELAF Newsletter N36 on 24 August 2021
One year has passed since the explosion which destroyed much of the center of the Lebanese capital, Beirut. That terrible event killed 200 people, injured thousands, and severely damaged our three Lasallian Schools.
Immediately after the blast, a spirit of solidarity rose within our Lasallian network, allowing us to provide humanitarian aid to thousands of affected people and to restructure our educational centers. One year after this tragedy, we have asked the Directors of our three Las...
 

Daily Gospel Reading for TUESDAY 24/8/2021

Posted by Kane Raukura on 24 August 2021
Daily Gospel Reading for TUESDAY 24/8/2021
Morena everyone, please find attached the Daily Gospel Reading for TUESDAY 24/8/2021, 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 t...
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Vocations Prayer - August 2021

Posted by Br Arian Lopez on 23 August 2021
Vocations Prayer - August 2021
“The work of vocations is about helping people “heal the wounds of the past, deconstructing the irrational or little-argued ideas with which they approach the religious, and prioritizing involvement in the mission before addressing religious formation. In all cases, bring them closer to significant experiences of spirituality, fraternity, and service.”” From Circular 475 “From Hope to Commitment: Understanding Lasallian Vocations” p3, http://delasalle.me/475 ...
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Daily Gospel Reading for MONDAY 23/8/2021

Posted by Kane Raukura on 23 August 2021
Daily Gospel Reading for MONDAY 23/8/2021
Morena everyone, please find attached the Daily Gospel Reading for MONDAY 23/8/2021, 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 th...
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Online initiatives to sustain and enrich the spiritual life of Catholics in lockdown

Posted by The Catholic Weekly. on 23 August 2021
The Archdiocese of Sydney Centre for Evangelisation has introduced some online initiatives to sustain and enrich the spiritual life of Catholics in lockdown. The initiatives cover a wide array of aspects of the Catholic faith from preparing children for their First Communion through to helping parishes better use online meeting apps. "As the doors of our churches remain closed and many parish events postponed, growing numbers of Catholics across Sydney have taken part in these online o...
 

Oakhill Masterchef Challenge

Posted by Gabby Russo on 20 August 2021
Oakhill Masterchef Challenge
One of the many fun challenges we've given our community during our distance learning period is the Oakhill Masterchef Challenge! The challenge was easy - simply cook something that represents Oakhill College. Staff and students rose to the challenge and we had some very clever entries, making it difficult to judge the winners and the runners-up! Awesome work Oakhill!                       ...
 

GROWING THE COUNTRY'S SPIRIT - REGINA MENZ, Principal

Posted by Br Gary Wison on 20 August 2021
GROWING THE COUNTRY'S SPIRIT - REGINA MENZ, Principal
What makes a regional school principal?  Looking at O’Connor Catholic High School Armidale and its leadership gives a good take. Regina Menz has been associated with O’Connor from 2003, from her initial employment as a teacher. Coming from a rural Riverina background, Regina loved teaching especially science, beginning in Gundagai NSW, taking in Toorak in Melbourne for a change, with high schools in Wagga NSW, as well as Kormilda College in Darwin, putting into action her M....
 
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