May 31, 2019
I do not like to make the first move in any endeavor. … I leave it to Divine Providence to make the first move and then I am satisfied. When it is clear that I am acting only under the direction of Providence, I have nothing to reproach myself with....
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Lasallian Reflection – May 2019 – Why Lasallian Education Endures

May 2, 2019
Be convinced that, provided you are willing, you can do more with the help of God’s grace than you imagine."  -  St. John Baptist de La Salle - Why is it that this particular educational vision and approach–what we call Lasallian education–has stood the test of time, going strong 340...
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Lasallian Reflection – April 2019 – Simplicity Isn’t So Simple

April 1, 2019
The more you act with simplicity in regard to what is to be observed, the more the practice of it will become easy for you. -  St. John Baptist de La Salle [1]   For those of you who have been to Disneyland – and not just for a quickie...
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Lasallian Reflection – March 2019 – From Here to Eternity

March 1, 2019
You have to suffer a constant martyrdom that is no less violent for the spirit than Saint Bartholomew’s was for his body. You must, so to speak, tear off your own skin, which Saint Paul calls the old man, in order to be clothed with the Spirit of Jesus Christ,...
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February 13 – Br. James Miller, FSC

February 12, 2019
Resources about Br. James Miller are linked on THIS PAGE of the website. The Vatican announced that Pope Francis approved a decree recognizing that Brother James Miller died as a martyr Feb. 13, 1982, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. The process for declaring him a martyr began in 2009 and received this...
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February 9 – St. Miguel Febres Cordero, FSC, of Ecuador

February 8, 2019
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There is a very fine video that was done by Mr. Ed Sirois for his school community. There are also a large number of videos in Spanish about him, including this one featuring...
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Lasallian Reflection – February 2019 – A Well-Played Match

January 31, 2019
  It is entirely contrary to decorum to grow overexcited when you play. Still, you should not play in a careless manner nor lose deliberately as a way of flattering your opponent. This would make the person with whom you are playing think that you care little about contributing to...
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January 30th – Feast of St. Br. Mutien-Marie Wiaux, FSC

January 13, 2019
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There is a very fine video that was done by Mr. Ed Sirois for his school community. 2) A small booklet - currently out of print - is available as a PDF. 3)...
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The Feast of the Epiphany

January 3, 2019
Here is a video about the Epiphany. There is also a PDF prayer and reflection that can be used with groups. The text of the video is below. The short 12 verses in Matthew’s Gospel that describe the story of the three kings – and by the way, nowhere does it say that...
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Lasallian Reflection – January 2019 – Where Our Hope Lies

January 2, 2019
  People living in the world think very little about God and have little concern about their salvation. Their sole occupation is usually with their temporal affairs and the needs of the body. It would seem that most have nothing to hope for or to fear beyond this present life....
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Lasallian Advent Calendar

December 3, 2018
Check out the Advent Calendar that features a variety of Lasallian ministries across the globe. Each day provides information and links about one of the many projects that Lasallians are involved with around the world. One will be revealed on each day of Advent, so come back and see what...
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Lasallian Reflection – December 2018 – The Gift of Silence

November 30, 2018
Luc Olivier Merson (French, 1846-1920) Rest on the Flight into Egypt – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Have you ever been in a place where it is so quiet that the absence of sound begets a unique richness and palpable substance? The anticipated “nothing” turns inside out, and a very...
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Lasallian Reflection – November 2018 – The Joy of Gratitude

November 4, 2018
The Joy of Gratitude November 2018 “Gratefulness is the inner gesture of giving meaning to our life by receiving life as gift. The deepest meaning of any given moment lies in the fact that it is given. Gratefulness recognizes, acknowledges, and celebrates this meaning.”[1] This quotation is by Br. David...
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Lasallian Reflection – October 2018

October 2, 2018
A Few Daring Plunges October 2018 The vibrancy and noise of online social connections—today’s virtual bacchanal for eager minds and silent eyes—reflects a deep human need for, and appreciation of, connection and belonging. But we know, or should know, that such thin connections are no substitute for the unpredictable richness...
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