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Death of Terry Blanchard

Posted by Br David Hawke on 12 April 2019
Dear Brothers

Kindly pray for the eternal rest of Terry Blanchard who died yesterday. Terry was a former De La Salle Brother and a member of the Board of Oakhill College.

The funeral will be held in Marrickville next week with further details in the SMH tomorrow.

May Terry rest in peace

David


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300 Years since the death of Saint John Baptist de Lasalle

Posted by Kane Raukura on 7 April 2019
300 Years since the death of Saint John Baptist de Lasalle
April 7th 2019 300 Years since the death of Saint John Baptist de Lasalle On this day, 1719 in Saint Yon, Rouen, France, it was Good Friday and our Founder passed from this realm to the next. As Lasallian's worldwide, it is fitting that this milestone fall on a Sunday. As we pray today and celebrate the Eucharist, stop, reflect and give thanks for the countless blessings, encounters, moments and rewarding challenges that our mission provides. The responsibility is great, we strive ...
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Eternal Rest John Walsh Benefactor of the Institute

Posted by Br David Hawke on 2 April 2019
Please pray for the eternal rest of John Walsh, Benefactor of the Institute who passed away early this morning after a short illness. John was pre-deceased by his beloved wife Iris and his brother Fr Hugh Walsh OFM. After completing many years as Bursar at Oakhill College, he graciously accepted the position of District Bursar when I was Visitor back in the late 1990's. We remember him as one of nature's gentlemen, a committed Catholic and a man who was dedicated totall...
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Appointments

Posted on 11 March 2019

Denis Loft is appointed to the Bankstown community effective early June.

Upon completion of the Scholasticate on 12th April, Gulfam Gulzar is appointed to the Bomana community and Sajawal Bhatti to the Hohola community. Both appointments are effective once a Visa is granted in late May. Upon their arrival in PNG they will reside in the same community for an induction programme before residing at Bomana and Hohola.

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Br Peter Smith Speaks to Year 9 Students at FDMC

Posted on 8 March 2019
YEAR 9 RETREAT Service was the theme of the Year 9 retreat. The students heard from Alton Gondapon, college old boy, who spoke about his experience at the College and how he was inspired to serve by his former teacher, Mrs 
Coles. Since leaving the College he has founded, Borneo Outreach, a charity that takes donated supplies to communities in Borneo. Jeremy Johnston, Central Region Cadet of the year, spoke about his involvement in St John's Ambulance and how he serves t...
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