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New Appointment for Stephen Kennaugh

Posted by Merv McCormack on 29 August 2018
New Appointment for Stephen Kennaugh
Mr Stephen Kennaugh, Principal of De La Salle College Ashfield, has been appointed Principal of St Andrew's Catholic College Marayong, in the Diocese of Parramatta, effective from the commencement of 2019. On behalf of Br David Hawke, Visitor, the Lasallian Mission Council, and the Lasallian Mission Services' team, I offer Stephen our warmest congratulations on his new appointment. I sincerely thank him for his committed work at DLS over the past five years, and for his enthusiasti...
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Letter from Brother Superior - 24 August 2018

Posted by Br Robert Schieler on 28 August 2018
Letter from Brother Superior - 24 August 2018
Dear Brother Visitor/Auxiliary Visitor/Delegate/President: Once again the sexual abuse of children and young people is front page news across the world. You may be aware of some of the most recent public examptes of this that include: the tragic accounts published in the Grand Jury Report on the history of abuse in six dioceses in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States, the cover-up of the Chilean Bishops, the abusive behavior of Cardinal McCarrick in the United States and Msgr. T...
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De La Salle's code champions on top of the world

Posted on 28 August 2018
De La Salle's code champions on top of the world
De La Salle College Ashfield students have achieved top marks in the 2018 Grok Learning Web.Comp. Year 11 Software Design and Development student Jonathan Doolan achieved a perfect score. He shared first place in the global competition, which quizzes students on their knowledge of HTML and CSS coding languages as they learn. The competition gives students the skills to build a website and is one of many opportunities the form part of the Newman Selective Gifted Education Program at...
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Br Mandy Visits St Michael's College

Posted by Mr Robert Dempsey on 27 August 2018
Br Mandy Visits St Michael's College
Last week, Br Mandy visited the Primary and Secondary campuses, working with the Year 9 classes, a selection of Year 10 classes and Primary classes. The students were engaged with his captivating way of getting a message across. Br Mandy's use of storytelling and relating it to childhood fairy tales was a feature this year and has formed part of his Doctoral studies. The story of Hansel and Gretel as a metaphor for our life was appealing to the students. The idea of a journey a...
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Anniversary of the passing of Br Paul Kent

Posted by John Foley on 27 August 2018
Anniversary of the passing of Br Paul Kent
August sees the anniversary of the passing of Br Paul Kent, a much loved Brother and stalwart of St Michael's College. We thank God for the many gifts He gave Br Paul and for enabling Br Paul to use those gifts to bring much joy, hope, encouragement and love into so many lives. The following, from Br Paul's Eulogy, provides some insight into the man and an opportunity to remember and acknowledge his commitment to the Lasallian mission... "Br Paul w...
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Catholic education sector welcomes new minister

Posted on 27 August 2018
Catholic education sector welcomes new minister
Victorian MP Dan Tehan has been appointed Education Minister by new Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Mr Tehan replaces Senator Simon Birmingham who was heavily criticised by the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria over controversial Socio-Economic Status scores which are used to allocates federal money to Catholic and independent schools.

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De La Salle Brothers Celebrate 150 years in Sri Lanka

Posted on 27 August 2018
De La Salle Brothers Celebrate 150 years in Sri Lanka
For 150 years the De La Salle Brothers have been an integral part of education in Sri Lanka. On 27 May 2018 the Brothers, former students and well-wishers marked the 150th Anniversary of the Institute's arrival in Sri Lanka with a thanksgiving Mass in the Provincialate Chapel, Modera, Colombo 15, celebrated by the Apostolic Nuncio, Most Rev. Dr. Pierre Ngugen Van Tot. This event formed part of the wider, year-long Tercentenary Celebration of the death of St. John Baptist De La Salle, F...
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