Comic Book - De La Salle
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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The Rules of Christian Decorum and Civility

A book written by John Baptist de La Salle as a reader for inner-city boys, showing the way that they should comport themselves and behave in polite society. This is a classic work on politeness, and fun to read.

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The Duties of a Christian to God

A comprehensive “catechism” for both students and teachers, written by John Baptist de La Salle. This work was written in three volumes, each directed to a different audience and with a different purpose.

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Religious Instructions and Exercises of Piety for Christian Schools

This book brings together two smaller works by John Baptist de La Salle: 1) Instructions and Prayer for Holy Mass, Confession, and Communion, with Methodical Instruction by Questions and Answers on How to Confess Well, and 2) Exercises of Piety to Be Performed During the Day in the Christian Schools, which includes a number of hymns.

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John Baptist de La Salle and Special Education: A Study of Saint Yon

This work describes the application and development of the early Lasallian charism in the educational establishment at St. Yon.

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An Educator and a Saint at Grips with the Society of His Time: John Baptist de La Salle (1651-1718)

A very accessible orientation to the seventeenth-century France in which the Lasallian Educational Movement had its origins.

 

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Cahiers Lasalliens

A scholarly series of books and original texts, begun in 1956 and continuing into today, whereby significant Lasallian works and studies are made available for general distribution within the Lasallian world.

 

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Cahiers Lasalliens 61 – The Conduct of Schools: A Contextual Approach

A scholarly historical context by Br. Leon Lauraire, FSC, of the classic work, “The Conduct of Christian Schools.”

 

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Cahiers Lasalliens 62 – The Conduct of Schools: A Pedagogical Approach

A scholarly pedagogical analysis by Leon Lauraire, FSC, of the classic work, “The Conduct of Christian Schools.”

 

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Cahiers Lasalliens 63 – The Conduct of Schools: A Comparative Approach

A scholarly comparative analysis by Leon Lauraire, FSC, of the classic work, “The Conduct of Christian Schools.”

 

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Cahiers Lasalliens 67 – The Conduct of Schools: Texts, Studies, Documents.

A scholarly diachronic analysis by Leon Lauraire, FSC, of the classic work, “The Conduct of Christian Schools.”

 

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Lasallian Studies

These are historical and thematic studies regarding St. John Baptist de La Salle, his catechesis, pedagogy, and spirituality.

 

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The Bulletin

A series of contemporary Lasallian topics and themes, presented in an attractive, colorful magazine-style format.

 

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Intercom

An international Lasallian magazine that focuses on the worldwide Lasallian family, addressing topics of international significance in the Lasallian world.

 

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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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Saint John Baptist de La Salle: Patron Saint of Teachers

A remastered version of the 1968 movie, starring Mel Ferrer, that traces De La Salle’s vocation journey and the beginnings of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. While perhaps a bit dated, it remains popular with students and could be used beneficially with a number of audiences.

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Characteristics - 1986
1986 Characteristics of Lasallian Schools

This 1986 document, developed by the Regional Education Committee of the Christian Brothers in the United States, emerged from a multi-year consultation and writing process, producing “a foundational and consensual document for the entire Lasallian system, which has the support of an impressive core of leadership people throughout the Region.”

 

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IMAGE Declaration
The Brothers of the Christian Schools in the World Today – A Declaration (1967)

This is “an authoritative statement that would serve as foundation and unifying principle” of the work of the 39th General Chapter of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (1966-67). This 1997 translation of the document corrects some aspects of the original translation, as explained by Br. Luke Salm in the introduction.The document invites Lasallian educators “to resolutely enter upon the path of renewal and adaptation.”

Over the last 50 years, the Declaration has continued to be one of the most pivotal documents in the process of renewal among everyone associated with Lasallian schools, and it retains its relevance, appeal, and vitality to this very day.

 

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VIDEO - DLS Life
St. John Baptist de La Salle

A short 8-minute video about St. John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers, that may be used as a brief introduction to his life story.

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