Lasallian Reflection – January 2019 – Where Our Hope Lies

By georgefsc  /  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 Reflection – December 2018 – The Gift of Silence

By georgefsc  /  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

By georgefsc  /  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

By georgefsc  /  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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The Sexual Abuse Crisis in Our Church – Info & Resources

By georgefsc  /  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

By georgefsc  /  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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New Book Available

By georgefsc  /  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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NEW Footsteps Website

By georgefsc  /  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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Video Intro – Meditations for the Time of Retreat

By georgefsc  /  March 10, 2018
There is a new video that introduces the Meditations for the Time of Retreat. It is the first of a series of planned videos that introduce the major Lasallian texts, so that others may be given a quick overview of their contents, context, and relevance for today's Lasallian world. This...
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The Feast of the Epiphany

By georgefsc  /  January 7, 2018
The Season of Christmas ends just after the Feast of the Epiphany, commemorating the visit of the Magi to the manger in Bethlehem. This video is the last in the Advent/Christmas series, looking at both the "facts" behind the star of Bethlehem and the implications of the Gospel story in...
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New Christmas Reflection Video

By georgefsc  /  December 30, 2017
We are now in the Season of Christmas, which runs from December 25th through January 8th, the Baptism of the Lord. For this season, a short video was created that includes a Lasallian perspective of the feast. The text of the reflection is below, and the video is HERE. So...
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Advent Video Reflection Series

By georgefsc  /  December 30, 2017
The Season of Advent prepares us for Christmas, and it is a good opportunity to reflect about what it is that we are waiting for. These short 7-minute Lasallian reflections take the Gospel for each Sunday of Advent, along with the meditation that St. John Baptist de La Salle wrote...
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