Posted in Daily Prayer
on 25 April 2017
Remember, O Lord, all those the brave and the true, who have died the death of honour and are departed in the hope of the resurrection to eternal life.
In that place of light from which sorrow and mourning are far banished, give them rest, O Lord, thou lover of men.
And grant to us who remain the spirit of service which may make us worthy of their sacrifice, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Prayer from the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee.
on 24 April 2017
God of love and liberty, we bring our thanks this day for the peace and security we enjoy, which was won for us through the courage and devotion of those who gave their lives in time of war.
We pray that their labour and sacrifice may not be in vain, but that their spirit may live on in us and in generations to come.
That the liberty, truth and justice which they sought to preserve may be seen and known in all the nations upon earth.
This we pray in the name of the one who gave...
on 16 April 2017
Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe." John 20:27
on 13 April 2017
'Jesus began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel he was wearing.' John 13:5
on 10 April 2017
Bless today in special ways all the children, adults and families who see the world through the window of autism.
May Your Spirit burn bright in them and all who celebrate and honour the richness of our diversity during this Autism Awareness month of April.
Grant us, O Lord, the wisdom to see your image reflected in all of our differences, and to recognise the unique gifts we each have to offer.
May the doors of ministry in ou...
on 7 April 2017
DAY NINE APRIL 7th LEGACY
1950 Rome, Italy - Our Founder, JBDLS is proclaimed 'Patron of Christian Teachers'.
On this final ninth day of our Novena, we reach April 7th. It was today that our Founder was released from the shackles of this world and entered God's Heavenly Kingdom.
We take this opportunity to not mourn his passing as such but rather to rejoice in his legacy. As an educational pioneer, a man of pious example, a spiritual director and confessor, innovato...
on 6 April 2017
DAY EIGHT APRIL 6TH CELEBRATION
1900 May 24th, Rome, Italy - Our Founder is canonised and becomes 'Saint'
Our Founder, John Baptist de La Salle, educational pioneer and visionary, led a group of young teachers on a path that would lead to the creation of a world-wide Institute - The Brothers of the Christian Schools.
Six years after his death, the recognition that De La Salle sought was granted and the Christian Brothers Institute was recognised by Pope Benedict XIII an...