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Concern over Email Hacking

Posted on 5 February 2016
Concern over Email Hacking
Unfortunately, a number of Brothers have had their email accounts hacked recently. Chris Molloy from EVOTEC has provided us with some useful advice on how to protect your accounts as best you can. "1. Don't use Yahoo Mail. In the past 12 months I've seen quite a few Yahoo accounts penetrated. For personal use I recommend Microsoft or Google.
a. Free Microsoft Account- via Outlook
b. Free Google Account via GMail 2. Ensure all devices have a reputable Protection...
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Launch of Carbon Fast Calendar for Lent

Posted on 3 February 2016
Launch of Carbon Fast Calendar for Lent
The Social Justice Committee of the Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes of NSW (CLRI) has released a new Carbon Fast calendar for religious congregations during Lent. The calendar provides practical daily suggestions to combat climate change, such as reducing the use of plastic bags, having more meat free days and growing ones own vegetables. The Executive Director of the CLRI, Sr Sharon Price rsm says the calendar ties in closely with Pope Francis' strong calls for e...
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From the Christian Workers to the De La Salle Brothers- Br John Pill

Posted on 3 February 2016
From the Christian Workers to the De La Salle Brothers- Br John Pill
Now based at Logan in Brisbane where he works as a literacy tutor for disadvantaged youth with BoysTown, Br John Pill has had a rich life experience from his 46 years as a De La Salle Brother. He worked for 24 years as a Principal across four different Catholic schools before helping to lead Lasallian formation programs in Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. On the sidelines of a Young Lasallians conference in Melbourne, Br John reflects back on his pathway towards a religious vocat...
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Lasallian Principal and Arabian Horse Judge: Br Peter McIntosh

Posted on 9 December 2015
Lasallian Principal and Arabian Horse Judge: Br Peter McIntosh
After over four decades as Principal at four Lasallian schools, Br Peter McIntosh has enjoyed an extremely active retirement as an internationally respected judge for the Arabian Horse Society. On a hot summer day overlooking Oakhill College in Castle Hill with cows mooing in the school paddock, Br Peter reflects back on the great changes he has seen in education over the past 50 years. Educated himself by the De La Salle Brothers in Bathurst, Br Peter believes he was destined to b...
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RIP Br Anselm McCaffrey

Posted on 19 November 2015
RIP Br Anselm McCaffrey
Tributes are being paid to long serving Brother Anselm McCaffrey, a member of the Mentone community, who passed away on Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer. Br Anselm was born in Melbourne on 18th February 1928 and took his final vows as a De La Salle Brother in 1953. He served in many parts of Australia and New Zealand, including lengthy periods in Ashfield, Lakemba and Lithgow in New South Wales, East Bentleigh in Victoria and Blenheim and New Plymouth in New Zealand...
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Lasallian university promoting interfaith harmony in Bethlehem

Posted on 23 October 2015
Lasallian university promoting interfaith harmony in Bethlehem
Bethlehem University Vice Chancellor, Br Peter Bray has been at the forefront of promoting educational opportunities for Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land for the past seven years. But the New Zealand born De La Salle Brother said his work has become a lot more challenging over recent months as tensions have escalated between the Israeli army and Palestinians in the Bethlehem region. Classes have had to be suspended on a number of occasions at the university given the unpredi...
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Lasallian Leadership: Br Tim Peter

Posted on 9 October 2015
Lasallian Leadership: Br Tim Peter
The Lasallian Facilitator at BoysTown, Brother Tim Peter shared his thoughts with Lasallian Leadership conference participants in Brisbane earlier this year on what makes a good leader, based on decades of experience, first as a school principal and later as a social worker. Br Tim spent 21 years as a Principal at three Lasallian schools- Francis Douglas Memorial College in New Plymouth, New Zealand, De La Salle College Malvern in Melbourne and Frawley College Scarborough, which is now...
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