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Posted by Merv McCormack
on 14 December 2016
As we move to the end of a highly successful year for the Share The Mission (STM) program, Br Tony Cummins will complete his appointment as Director of Lasallian Volunteers.
During his two years of work at Lasallian Mission Services, Tony has overseen the very well-regarded STM program, proof of which was amply evident at Sunday evening's celebratory dinner and Mass of Thanksgiving at St Bede's College in Melbourne. The heartfelt speeches from the 20...
on 12 December 2016
A team of committed Year 12 graduates from La Salle College Middle Swan have embarked on a life-changing immersion program this month, volunteering on building projects and as teachers' assistants at a fellow Lasallian school in Thailand.
The ten students have commenced work at the remote La Salle Bamboo School close to the Thai border with Myanmar which provides educational opportunities for Burmese refugee children, displaced from their homelands.
Accompanying the Perth stude...
on 11 December 2016
St Bede's College Mentone has hosted an End of Year Mass and Awards Night to honour nine Young Lasallians who have made a remarkable contribution in the lives of the marginalised and the disadvantaged this year through the Share the Mission program.
Now in its 13th year, the program provides volunteers with a unique opportunity to work in a variety of roles in Lasallian schools serving some of Australia and New Zealand's most disadvantaged communities.
From coaching rugby, ...
on 8 December 2016
The Catholic Bishops of Australia are inviting young people from across the country to join in national celebrations to mark the Year of Youth.
The celebrations will commence at the start of Advent in 2017 and finish at the end of 2018, bringing together youth groups, schools, parishes and dioceses.
The Year of Youth celebrates ten years since Sydney hosted World Youth Day during 2008 and the event will celebrate the unique contribution young Catholics make to the life and the futu...
on 5 December 2016
Assistant Director of Formation (Young Lasallians) Ms Amanda Proulx has spoken about the significance of mercy in the spiritual lives of Lasallians in our District as part of a special video presentation which will be promoted across Australia.
The National Office for Evangelisation was asked by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference to produce a series of resources to help dioceses and parishes mark the the Year of Mercy.
One of the highlights of that work has been a new video...
on 5 December 2016
Lasallians across Pakistan have gathered in Faisalabad for a ceremony in which De La Salle Brother Shashi Abrar has made his perpetual vows as a Brother of the Christian Schools.
The ceremony at La Salle High School and College was led by the Bishop of Faisalabad, the Most Reverend Joseph Arshad with Brother Visitor David Hawke and Auxiliary Visitor Br Shahzad Gill also present.
The Provincial and President of the Major Superiors of Pakistan, Fr Paschal Paulus OP was a concelebrant...
Posted by Mr Andrew Millar
on 30 November 2016
God saw all that God had made and indeed it was very good (Genesis 1:31).
Your students are living images of Jesus (St John Baptist de la Salle Meditations 80.3-Feast of St.Nicholas).
A story is told of a man visiting Michelangelo in his studio as he worked away with his chisel at a huge block of marble. He was covered in dust and marble fragments. When asked by the man what he was creating, Michelangelo responded, perhaps without looking up, "I saw the angel in the marble and...