SAMPLE LASALLIAN RESOURCES
Saint John Baptist de La Salle: Founder, Educator, Saint
Excellent accessible resource for suggested further reading, covering De La Salle’s life, charism, pedagogical approach, and spirituality. Published by the Office of Education of the San Francisco New Orleans District, it is available upon request from Katie Batt.
A virtual pilgrimage of De La Salle’s personal vocation story that includes videos, text, photos, panoramic immersion, Google street maps, and more. In 2018, the site was completely redesigned and made responsive to small or large screens. New HD versions of the videos were also added. An accompanying, dynamically linked PDF booklet takes individuals and groups through the journey via narrative, video links, and formative questions.
Saint John Baptist de La Salle: His Life and Spirituality
Pamphlet introducing St. John Baptist de La Salle and his educational legacy.
Spirituality in the Time of John Baptist de La Salle
This is a book of eight essays by internationally renowned Lasallian scholars. It provides an in-depth survey of all aspects of the French School of spirituality, which in turn influenced De La Salle, his Institute, and its subsequent development.
Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies
A three-year set of two-week summer courses that focuses on the Lasallian founding story, De La Salle’s educational vision, and De La Salle’s spiritual vision. It seeks to deepen the participants’ association for Lasallian mission and provides a rich opportunity to meet and study with Lasallian from throughout the US/Canada Region and the world.
Touching the Hearts of Students: Characteristics of Lasallian Schools
A compact biography of John Baptist de La Salle is combined with an overview of the characteristics of his educational spirituality in modern contexts.
This collection of small format monographs published since 2001 by the MEL Secretariat in Rome addresses various topics connected with the Lasallian educational mission by a variety of authors. They are very much worth examining on an individual basis, especially those highlighted in the description below.
The Pastoral Letters of Br. John Johnson, FSC
This is a collection of the annual Pastoral Letters from Br. John Johnston, FSC, during his years as Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (1986-2000).
The book may be purchased via the link below. The PDF of the book may be downloaded HERE. (12 MB)
An online journal of Lasallian Higher Education sharing original scholarly and creative works about Lasallian Catholic Higher Education. AXIS is a free, open-access, electronic, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary periodical published twice per year. Lasallian bibliography links are in the description below.
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Teachers, staff members, coaches, and others who have been at Lasallian institutions for five or more years.
School leaders, trustees, and others who know the Lasallian world already, but want to go a bit deeper.
Individuals who are responsible for leading Lasallian formation efforts in an educational institution.