Posted in Daily Prayer
on 2 April 2017
DAY FOUR APRIL 2nd BROTHERS
1682 September, Reims - JBDLS and his new teachers say call me 'Brother'.
John Baptist de La Salle brought his most stalwart companions together in an assembly.
They proposed to create a community in which each Brother would feel himself loved and appreciated by others.
John wanted them all to freely express their opinions. After many hours of prayer and discussion, they reached a number of accords.
The teachers would call themselves ...
on 1 April 2017
DAY THREE APRIL 1st PROVIDENCE
1679 March 15th, Reims - JBDLS meets Adrian Nyel on the doorstep of the Sisters of the Child Jesus.
On a chilly March morning in 1679 a meeting took place that would change the life of the young priest forever.
After celebrating Mass in the school of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, two men approached him at the door and the older of the two asked him:
"Pardon me, but aren't you Father de La Salle? My name is Adrian Nyel. I am a t...
on 31 March 2017
DAY TWO MARCH 31st PAIN
1671 / 1672 Hotel des Postes, Reims, France - JBDLS loses his both his Mother and Father.
While studying theology at the famous Sorbonne University of Paris, John had not even finished his first course when he received the very upsetting news of the death of his mother whom he loved so much.
He wrote to his father offering to do anything to help in the education of his brothers and sisters who were still quite small.
"No, my son. You continue in ...
Posted by Kane Raukura
on 30 March 2017
Nine days of prayer and reflection commencing March 30 to April 9.
DAY ONE - MARCH 30th INNOCENCE
1651 April 30th Reims, France - Our beloved Founder is born.
On the 3oth day of April in the year of Our Lord 1651, John Baptist de La Salle was born in the lordly mansion called "La Cloche" which means "The Bell". The sun shone radiantly that day and the house of the De La Salle Family couldn't contain its joy.
The new baby was the first born of Louis...
on 28 March 2017
Guide all of us. Lasallian Star.
who want to follow the brightness of your light.
so that we might be men of God.
which De La Salle was.
so that they may follow the path
of heroism for which they were born.
so that they might preserve
the innocence of life in Jesus.
And all of us who make up the
help us to "remain united"
as our shield states
and may love live in our hearts.
on 27 March 2017
We give you thanks. Father.
because you inspire our lives
with the Lasallian charism.
Our father. John Baptist de La Salle.
often told us that we are
"ministers of God and of the Church".
Make us live OUf vocation
with joy and generosity.
May we always be concerned with
and may our lives be inspired by a burning zeal
to labor in your work of salvation.
Father, may your Son Jesus,
"live always in our hearts"
on 21 March 2017
A prayer by Joanne Doueihi from DLS Revesby Heights
You created all people in your image.
We thank you for the astonishing variety of races and cultures in Australia and in our community.
Enrich our lives by ever-widening circles of friendship, and show us your presence in those who differ most from us.
Grant that we may always promote the justice and acceptance that ensures lasting peace and racial harmony.
Grant that we may show equal respect to all persons of d...