Praying with John Baptist de La Salle
A Lasallian prayer resource with specifically themed meditations for use with groups or private prayer and reflection.
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.
District Workshops and Retreats (SFNO)
Workshops, retreats, and meetings of common-interest groups within the San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) District.
Liturgical Drawings – Joseph Hiep, FSC
An online repository for the liturgical drawings by Br. Joseph Hiep, FSC (1953-1998).
A set of excellent, short videos useful for reflection periods or other purposes.
(The “Show the VIDEO” tab below lets you run the video from here.)
Praying Each Day – Nicholas Hutchason, FSC
A website with the prayer resources developed by Br. Nicholas Hutchason, FSC, including links to the books available from his publisher.
This Lasallian prayer book includes morning prayers, evening prayers, and Mass prayers for all the current (2016) Lasallian feast days, Saints, and Blesseds, along with brief biographies and artwork.
International Lasallian Liturgy Resources
A resource for facilitating prayer services in international Lasallian settings. Contains selected music, psalms, scripture texts, and portions of De La Salle’s meditations in English, French, and Spanish.
District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, and Papua New Guinea
A website with prayer-related reflections, videos on Lasallian themes, and many formation resources on a variety of topics: De La Salle, pedagogy, Lasallian spirituality, and so on.
A favorite website for both private prayer and for resources that may be used in public prayer settings.
Catholic Online / Prayers
A good placed to find Catholic prayers and prayer services, plus other resources that may be of help.
Br. George Van Grieken, FSC – Workshop & Retreat Resources
Below are a set of resources that have been used for workshops and retreats provided by Br. George Van Grieken, FSC, and the Lasallian Resource Center in Napa, CA. They include sets of PDF handouts, Powerpoints, and other items that those who attended those workshops and retreats, or those who are interested in the same topic, may find helpful. As much as possible, proper attribution has been provided, and other internet references are cited.
Liturgical Prayers – Mass and Liturgy of the Hours for Lasallian Saints and Feasts
The links below will take you to the Lasallian website in Rome, and the liturgical texts (prayers) for various Lasallian saints, feasts, and special occasions. Each document includes a short description, the readings and prayers for Mass, and the readings and prayer for the Liturgy of the Hours.
Let Us Remember: Stories of the Holy Presence of God
This publication by the Lasallian Publications Committee of the Region of North America provides 52 stories from Lasallian school ministries, child and family youth service ministries, and retreat ministries. Each story focuses on how the “holy presence of God” has been experienced or seen through the eyes of personal witnesses.
An introduction gives an overview of how the holy presence of God has permeated the spirituality of St. John Baptist de La Salle.
Four-Week Lasallian Prayerbook (2022)
This is a collection of morning, evening, and night prayer services, following Lasallian themes and including Lasallian readings, arranged into a four-week cycle. Musical options and a variety of readings are included. Night prayer settings and three setting of Communion Outside of Mass are also included, along with a set of prayers from the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies.
Prayer for the Coronavirus Outbreak
This is a prayer to address concerns around the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
It was written by Kerry Weber from America Magazine.
Meditations for the Time of Retreat: A Lasallian Home Retreat
Meditations for the Time of Retreat: A Lasallian Home Retreat, by Brother Vincent Pelletier, FSC, offers a home-
The hardback version is available HERE.
HERE is a short video introduction to the Meditations for the Time of Retreat.
Jean-Baptiste de La Salle: A Mystic in Action
This contemporary critical biography of St. John Baptist de La Salle provides the most comprehensive, detailed, and scholarly overview of his life and charism. It was published on June 1, 2022.
Below is the link to buy it at Saint Mary’s Press.
The book is also available on Amazon (LINK)
For those in Europe, the book may be requested from Redemptorist Publications in the UK. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org