May 19 – Blessed Br. Raphael Rafiringa, FSC

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 for grammar school students. 3) Further online information and links may be found at Wikipedia. 4) Various kinds of artwork … Read More

May 15 – St. John Baptist de La Salle

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 15th celebrated him in Lasallian schools and educational ministries.  ONLINE RESOURCES 1) To learn more about his life and charism, … Read More

May 8 – Our Lady of the Star

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 feast. 2) Two Lasallians articles speak about the 100th anniversary of the reconstruction of the abbey church of Our Lady … Read More

April 27 – Blessed Nicolas Roland

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 artwork are collected on this Google Photos album. 4) The Motherhouse in Rome has provided  a PDF with the liturgical (Mass) … Read More

April 16 – Our Lady of Good Counsel

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 to Mary ,along with further links, may be found at Wikipedia, WikiVisually, and from this or this webpage, among many that … Read More

April 7 – Death of De La Salle

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 La Salle in 1680 in France, the celebration of his life and charism usually occurs on May 15th, the date … Read More

February 13 – Br. James Miller, FSC

In the afternoon of February 13, 1982, at the age of 37, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Brother James (Santiago) Miller was shot several times by three men and he died instantly. Attempts to identify the assassins were unsuccessful. After funeral rites in Guatemala and in Saint Paul, Minnesota, he was buried in the parish cemetery in Polonia, Wisconsin. Brother James Miller died as a martyr Feb. 13, 1982, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. The cause … Read More

January 30th – Feast of St. Br. Mutien-Marie Wiaux, FSC

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) Further online information and links may be found at Wikipedia, WikiVisually, the website in Rome, and other places. 4) Various … Read More

Lasallian Advent Calendar

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 shows up. The majority of them are based on the world of The Lasallian Foundation in Rome, which has produced … Read More

February 9 – St. Miguel Febres Cordero, FSC, of Ecuador

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 a Brother. 2) A small booklet – currently out of print – may be available in a local library. There … Read More

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