SAMPLE LASALLIAN RESOURCES
Senior Courtney Ford’s Keynote Address
This is a compelling talk at De La Salle North Catholic, a San Miguel School in Portland, OR, by a senior who speaks about her experience at the school, and who exemplifies the kind of student and student experience that the school strives to serve.
(The “Show the VIDEO” tab below lets you run the video from here.)
Circular 461 – Associated for the Lasallian Mission …an act of HOPE
This Circular is a foundational document on the key dimension of “association” and its central place in Lasallian life and mission.
Brothers of the San Francisco New Orleans District – VIDEOS
These brief 3-4 minute videos by Joseph Alexander-Short are wonderful, poignant, and inspiring insights into the lives of some of the Brothers of the San Francisco New Orleans District of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. They are part of an effort both to share the rich vocational heritage of the province and to make the vocation of the Brother more generally known and appreciated.
Below are direct PDF links to the individual videos.
Advent Reflection Videos
These short Advent reflections are centered around the week's Gospel, De La Salle's meditations, and a contemporary application of their intent. They may be used for personal reflection, group conversation, or the like. (6.5 – 7.5 minutes long each)
Here are direct links to the individual video reflections and to a PDF with the readings:
Br. George Van Grieken, FSC – Workshop & Retreat Resources
These are PDF handouts, Powerpoint presentations, Papers and other resources that were used in presentations, workshops, or retreats conducted by Br. George Van Grieken, FSC. They are provided at the links below.
Huether 2015 Breakout – “Formation for All” – Building the Local Lasallian Community
Huether 2016 Breakout – “Confronting New Poverties” – Foundational Principles from the Lasallian Heritage
Huether 2017 Breakout – “Lasallian Formation in an Age of Technology” – Foundational Insights & Help
LASSCA 2011 Breakout – “Lasallian Vocation – What Is It & Why Should I Care?”
LASSCA 2017 Breakout – “Lasallian Formation Resources and Needs”
Advent 2017 Retreat (Contacts/Aspirants) – “The Spiritual Self in a Social Media World”
The annual gathering of Lasallian educators of the Lasallian Region of North America that focuses on innovative educational issues and a changing variety of themes related to Lasallian education and the schools. It is open to faculty and staff from all Lasallian ministries and includes major addresses, breakout sessions, seminars, and the like.
Study Guide – “Saint John Baptist de La Salle” Booklet
This guide accompanies the SFNO introductory booklet about De La Salle and his charism “John Baptist de La Salle: Founder, Educator, Saint.”
Saint John Baptist de La Salle: Founder, Educator, Saint
Excellent accessible resource for suggested further reading, covering De La Salle’s life, charism, pedagogical approach, and spirituality. Published by the Office of Education of the San Francisco New Orleans District, it is available upon request from Katie Batt.
Types of Audiences
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Teachers, staff members, coaches, and others who have been at Lasallian institutions for five or more years.
School leaders, trustees, and others who know the Lasallian world already, but want to go a bit deeper.
Individuals who are responsible for leading Lasallian formation efforts in an educational institution.