So Favored by Grace

A set of seven essays that provide a deeper historical, cultural, and educational context for understanding De La Salle’s story and the educational movement that he initiated.

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An Institute in Transition

This is the story of three General Chapters of the Brothers of the Christian Schools by someone who attended and participated in all of them (1966, 1976, 1986) and whose observations provide both the factual, contextual, and personal outlines of the experience.

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Encounters at Parmenie

This small book provides an introduction and overview of the retreat center of Parmenie, near Grenoble, where St. John Baptist de La Salle made several key decisions about his life journey and his vocation as the Founder of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.

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MEL Publications

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.

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Comic Book – “St. John Baptist de La Salle

A well done illustration-based overview of the life of St. John Baptist de La Salle. Very accessible and fun to look at.

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2015 RULE of the Brothers

The office 2015 Rule of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (English).

 

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Directories & Guides for Various Roles and Areas

Official directories and guides for various areas of responsibility in the governance of the Institute.

 

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El Otro Lado – High School Immersion – U.S. / Mexico Border

A video showing the experience of a group of Lasallian students at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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12 Virtues of a Good Teacher

A video that covers the 12 Virtues of a Good Teacher that John Baptist de La Salle listed in one of his books.

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Manhattan College – Lasallian Stained Glass Windows

These stained glass windows of John Baptist de La Salle, originally created in 1900, were moved to the chapel at Manhattan College in 2016.

The windows guide viewers as they move through the Chapel to visualize moments in the Saint’s life — from his childhood in Reims, to the vow he took with his Brothers, to his death in Rouen and his glorification in heaven, where he is welcomed by Christ and acknowledged as a great teacher by Saint Ignatius Loyola.

They may be seen on the Manhattan College website (LINK) where there is also an online tour via the internet (LINK)

Below in the tab “WINDOWS” are large files that show each of the windows in detail.

There is also a video that gives the history, process, and results of a project to relocate the Lasallian stained glass windows from the former Novitiate building in Barrytown, NY, to the chapel at Manhattan College in the Bronx. It is a good discussion starter on the topic of alumni engagement and Lasallian art. (13 Minutes)

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Lasallian Mission – Vietnam and Kenya

A short video about the Lasallian schools and educational projects in Vietnam and Kenya

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Lasallian Mission – The Philippines

A short video about the Lasallian schools and educational projects in the Philippines.

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Lasallian Mission – South America

A short video about the Lasallian schools and educational projects in South America.

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Lasallian Mission – Mexico

A short video about the Lasallian schools and educational projects in Mexico.

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Lasallian Mission – India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan

A short video about the Lasallian schools and educational projects in India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.

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Juntos Como Hermanos – El Camino de Santiago 2015

A short video about 22 Lasallians walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage as they discern their vocations.

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Lasallian Life – The Brothers

A short video about the De La Salle Christian Brothers, as told by themselves and those who work with them.

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Vocation of a De La Salle Christian Brother

A short video about vocation of the De La Salle Christian Brothers, as told in their own words, and the impressions of others.

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Br. Felix Masson, FSC

A short video biography of a De La Salle Christian Brother who spent most of his life in the Philippines.

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The Lasallian Heritage

A lengthy but informative exposition about De La Salle’s vocational journey and the Institute he founded, based on questions posed.

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