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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October 9, Saint Jaime Hilario, FSC, and the Martyrs of Turon

September 20, 2018
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. These used to be two separate commemorations - that of Br. Jaime Hilario, and that of the Brother Martyrs of Turon. They are now commemorated together on the same date. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There is a...
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September 27 – Blessed Brother Scubilion, FSC

September 19, 2018
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There is a video that were done by Mr. Ed Sirois for his school community. 2) There is a book that provides the story of his life. 3) Further online information and links may be...
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The Sexual Abuse Crisis in Our Church – Info & Resources

September 10, 2018
  The San Francisco New Orleans District has provided a set of resources and information links on the sexual abuse crisis in the Church, along with a short statement and prayer from the Office of the Visitor.
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Lasallian Reflection – September 2018

September 6, 2018
  Soul for Soul September 2018 As the school year commences, we might do well to recollect – bring back to our attention – what we are about simply as educators, let alone as Lasallian educators. Our purpose dwells more in the realm of virtue and its emergence than in...
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September 2 – Saint Solomon Le Clercq, FSC, & the Martyrs of Rochefort

August 25, 2018
Saint Solomon was canonized on October 16, 2016, and thus is the most recent Lasallian saint. Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There are several videos that were done by Mr. Ed Sirois for his school community. Included in the...
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August 13 – Saint Benilde Romancon, FSC

August 16, 2018
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There is a video that were done by Mr. Ed Sirois for his school community. 2) There is a book that provides the story of his life. 3) Further online information and links may be found...
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May 19 – Blessed Br. Raphael Rafiringa, FSC

May 14, 2018
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) There is a larger PDF biography of his available online, and a nice handout...
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New Book Available

May 9, 2018
This new publication by the Lasallian Publications Committee of the Region of North America provides 52 stories from Lasallian school ministries, child and family youth service ministries, and retreat ministries. Each story focuses on how the “holy presence of God” has been experienced or seen through the eyes of personal...
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May 15 – St. John Baptist de La Salle

May 8, 2018
This is the day when many Lasallian institutions celebrate the life and heritage of St. John Baptist de La Salle is celebrated. It was on May 15, 1950, that De La Salle was promulgated as the Special Patron of All Teacher of Youth by the Catholic Church. And therefore that May...
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NEW Footsteps Website

May 1, 2018
The redesigned In the Footsteps of De La Salle website is now available, in time to mark the memorial of Saint John Baptist de La Salle on April 7. Originally launched in 2012, the Footsteps website takes visitors on a virtual pilgrimage of the major Lasallian historical sites in France....
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May 8 – Our Lady of the Star

April 28, 2018
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There are not many resources that speak about this devotion, or its association with the "Brothers of the Christian Schools of Mercy." However, this website about the shrine provides some context for this...
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April 27 – Blessed Nicolas Roland

April 17, 2018
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others.  ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There are a number of Lasalliana articles about Nicolas Roland, and a good biography online.. 2) Further online information and links may be found at Wikipedia, WikiVisually, and other places. 3) Various kinds of...
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April 16 – Our Lady of Good Counsel

April 12, 2018
Here are some resources that are available online, either via this website or others. ONLINE RESOURCES 1) There is a short video about this feast, one of a number of such videos on YouTube. This one seems to have been the most popular. 2) Further online information about this feast...
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April 7 – Death of De La Salle

April 5, 2018
This is the day on the Catholic Church calendar when the life of St. John Baptist de La Salle is celebrated. April 7, 2019, will be the 300th anniversary of De La Salle's death. In the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, founded by St. John Baptist de...
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