Coronavirus Prayer

By georgefsc  /  March 9, 2020
With the rise of incidents of coronavirus around the world, you may be interested in THIS prayer, composed by an editor at Amercia magazine, about the virus and its effect on others  
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – GIVER-TAKER & TALKER-DOER

By georgefsc  /  February 6, 2020
Jesus Christ compares those who have charge of souls to a good shepherd who has great care for the sheep. One quality he must possess, according to our Savior, is to know each one of them individually. This ought also to be one of the main concerns of those who...
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – NO BOXING GLOVES ALLOWED

By georgefsc  /  December 30, 2019
Do you instruct those for whom you are responsible with the attention and the zeal God asks of you in so holy a work?  By your good conduct, be worthy of this distinguished role. Act in such a way that your life may begin today to be holy, and edifying...
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – GRATITUDE’S ABUNDANCE

By georgefsc  /  November 27, 2019
Photo by Rosie Kerr on Unsplash To whom ought we to give ourselves if not to the One from whom we have received everything. … This thought and the gratitude we owe him for all his goodness to us ought to have frequently occupied our minds and touched our hearts during this year....
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – THE SYNERGIZING PREREQUISITE FOR GENUINE EDUCATION

By georgefsc  /  October 1, 2019
Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash Example makes a much greater impression on the mind and the heart than words, especially for children ... They are led more readily to do  what they see done for them than what they hear told to them. -  St. John Baptist de La Salle[1] October 13th...
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – THE DANCE OF GRACE & FAITH

By georgefsc  /  August 31, 2019
Photo by Andrew Seaman on Unsplash Applying ourselves to the presence of God is a most useful practice; be faithful to it.  -  St. John Baptist de La Salle[1] There has been a lot of press over David Brook’s new book, The Second Mountain. In one section, he talks about...
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – OUR ENCOUNTERS [insert verb] OUR VOCATION

By georgefsc  /  August 1, 2019
The remembrance of God’s presence will be a great advantage in helping you and in inspiring you to do all your actions well.  -  St. John Baptist de La Salle[1] Like De La Salle himself, we keep coming back to that central, shimmering, pregnant insight about remembering God’s presence in...
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – REMAINING IN GOD’S PRESENCE

By georgefsc  /  July 1, 2019
All you need and all God wants of you is that you remain in his presence.  -  St. John Baptist de La Salle - [1]   The quotation above is from one of the few letters that we have from the thousands that De La Salle wrote.  While it is...
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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – WHAT WILL YOU DO THIS SUMMER?

By georgefsc  /  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 – WHY LASALLIAN EDUCATION ENDURES

By georgefsc  /  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 – SIMPLICITY ISN’T SO SIMPLE

By georgefsc  /  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 – FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

By georgefsc  /  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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LASALLIAN REFLECTION – A WELL-PLAYED MATCH

By georgefsc  /  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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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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