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Lasallians in Turkey

Lasallians in Turkey

Our thoughts and prayers are with all our Lasallians and their fellow citizens at this time in Turkey as the country comes to the terms with the recent failed coup attempt. There are three Lasallian colleges in Turkey, two in Istanbul, St Joseph’s and St Michel’s, and one in Izmir, St Joseph’s. In accordance with an agreement between the Turkish …

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Japan - Brother Superior’s Visit

Japan - Brother Superior’s Visit

Brother Superior recently finished his visit to Japan and is currently in the Philippines, the last leg of his visit to LEAD. In Japan, he was able to visit our schools in Hakodate and Kagoshima. Aside from fraternal interviews with Brothers, encounters with students, alumni, and were arranged. (Thank you to the Brothers working in Japan for all the preparations). …

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India – Pastoral Visit of the Superior General

India – Pastoral Visit of the Superior General

St. Joseph’s hr. Sec. School – Keelamudiman Brother Superior General , Robert Schieler FSC visited the school on the 5th July 2016. The day began with a short prayer in the Brothers community chapel and followed by felicitation ceremony at the school. The students gathered in front of the community for a solemn welcome to the school demonstrating our local …

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Spain - Celebration of the First Vows of two Novices from RELEM

Spain - Celebration of the First Vows of two Novices from RELEM

  On the 23rd of July, two Novices from the District of ARLEP in RELEM made their first religious profession. They are Sebastián Riera and Basilio de Lucas. Both Novices had lived this year in the Novitiate community in Madrid along with a Polish Novice, Mateusz Debski, and their formators, Brothers Santos Maza and Esteban de Vega. Mateusz did not …

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South Sudan: Fr. Boccuccia (International Solidarity), "Between Hunger and Fear That Future Possible"

South Sudan: Fr. Boccuccia (International Solidarity), "Between Hunger and Fear That Future Possible"

"There is apparent calm in all major centers of the country, in reality this is a bomb about to explode." writes from Juba Fr. Bill Firman, Lasallian, including the leaders of the Solidarity Project with South Sudan since 2007 operating in the country, supported by more than 220 male and female religious congregations, with 5 specific training projects with a …

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Brazil - Celebration of First Vows

Brazil - Celebration of First Vows

On Sunday July 10, /07), in the chapel of Unilasalle, Canoas/RS, Mass was celebrated on the occasion of the Making of First Vows in the District of Brazil-Chile. The Brothers making their vows were Adriano Gomes Bezerra, Alberlan Martins Coelho, André Nawroski and William Mallmann. The Mass was presided over by the Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Mgr Leomar Antonio …

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PNG - Lasallians unite at National Teachers Gathering

PNG - Lasallians unite at National Teachers Gathering

To mark the 70th anniversary of continuous Lasallian education in Papua New Guinea, a record number of delegates from across the country have gathered in Port Moresby for the National Gathering of Lasallian Teachers. Hosted at the La Salle Technical College in Hohola, the event is held once every three years and this year has proven to be by far …

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Thailand - Young De La Salle Brothers District Gathering

Thailand - Young De La Salle Brothers District Gathering

Over the past week, 18 young De La Salle Brothers from the District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea gathered to unite, reflect and to share as brothers without borders in mission and community. The gathering was held at La Salle High in Bangna which is a school in Bangkok for 5000 students from Kindergarten to senior …

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Italy - General Assembly of the Brothers

Italy - General Assembly of the Brothers

"New perspectives for new dynamics" "The issue is not to start from us and our problems, but to look out to discover what we are called to be, to confront the problems in a different way, generating new dynamics". A meeting — the General Assembly of the Italian Brothers of the Christian Schools held in Rome July 10 to 16,  …

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The Fratelli Project – A Letter from Brother Andrés Porras

The Fratelli Project – A Letter from Brother Andrés Porras

3 July 2016 Dear Lasallians,   I want to share with you the following ideas on the current refugee crisis. It is excellent material for reading and reflection, both individually and in community. It comes from a group of young religious from various Spanish Congregations, including the Marists. Here in Lebanon, Brother Miquel (a Marist) and I are working in …

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Thailand - Volunteer Students from the Philippines Teach English

Thailand - Volunteer Students from the Philippines Teach English

Volunteer student-teachers from the Philippines, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, arrived on June 26, 2016 at La Salle Chanthaburi School accompanied by their Professors, Dr. Florencio R. Abanes and Mrs. Relyn Antenor-Cruz. The Volunteer English Teaching Program is a continuing program between De La Salle University-Dasmarñas and La Salle Chanthaburi School. The 4th year university students, from the College of Education …

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Vietnam – The Final Vows of Brother Joseph Hien

Vietnam – The Final Vows of Brother Joseph Hien

Every year during the third week of June, the District of Vietnam hosts an annual retreat for a special group of Brothers. This annual retreat prepares both Brothers who will be making their final vows and Brothers who will be celebrating their Jubilees.  At the end of the retreat, celebrations for the making final vows and honors of Jubilee Brothers …

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USA - Lasallians Participate in Vocations Ambassador Program

USA - Lasallians Participate in Vocations Ambassador Program

“Every person has something sacred to share,” said Brother Paul Bednarczyk, CSC, executive director of the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) during the opening of the Share the Sacred workshop for Vocation Ambassadors. The Brothers of the Christian Schools was one of 14 religious institutes selected to participate in the inaugural program sponsored by the NRVC and funded through a …

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Spain – The La Salle Professional Training of the District of ARLEP has been awarded the ERASMUS plus project of interchange for students and teachers

Spain – The La Salle Professional Training of the District of ARLEP has been awarded the ERASMUS plus project of interchange for students and teachers

The awarding of the European programme Erasmus plus for this project will benefit the middle school students and teachers in Professional Training. It involves 166 exchanges of pupils of the middle grades (for six weeks) and 66 exchanges of teachers (for half a week). Similarly agreement has been reached on the exchanges for pupils in the higher grades, and the …

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YOUNG LASALLIANS

Lumen - July 2016

Lumen - July 2016

Here is the newest issue of LUMEN, the newsletter by and for Young Lasallians! The theme of this issue is “Culture of Vocations”, one of the four areas of priority of the Young Lasallians Movement. Enjoy the reading and share it with your Lasallian network!   LUMEN - July 2016 (pdf - 908 KB)

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Singapore - Lasallian Leadership Training Camp 2016

Singapore - Lasallian Leadership Training Camp 2016

In the spirit of Faith, Service and Community, two Lasallian schools, St. Joseph’s Institution (SJI) and St. Joseph’s Institution International (SJII) came together for the biannual Lasallian Leadership Training Camp (LLTC). LLTC is a camp to prepare student leaders from our Lasallian secondary schools to lead using the framework of the Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner. This year’s theme …

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OTHER NEWS

Happy Birthday Brother Deogracias!

Happy Birthday Brother Deogracias!

In the Community of the Holy Family in Pont D´Inca  (Majorca, Spain), Bro. Deogracias Fuertes Domínguez will celebrate his 104th anniversary on Saturday 22d of  July. He was born the 22d of July 1912, took the habit the 14th of August 1928 and pronounced his Perpetual Vows the 5th of September 1940. Our warmest congratulations to Bro. Deogracias!

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LIVE FROM THE EDUCATIONAL CENTERS

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The Service of Communications of the Institute will not operate during the month of August due to holidays. 

The service will start again in September. We wish you all a good vacation.

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