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Pakistan – Perpetual Vows

Pakistan – Perpetual Vows

Sector Head of Pakistan and Auxiliary Visitor, Br Shahzad George Gill, welcomed Brothers and family members who all gathered at St Mary and St Joseph Church in Mariamabad, Pakistan to witness the Perpetual Profession of Br Waseem Shamoun.The first Perpetual Profession to take place in a Brother’s home village. Fr Bashir AFSC was the Principal […]

‘Secularisation of 1904’ | Lasallian Studies

‘Secularisation of 1904’ | Lasallian Studies

The ‘Secularisation’ Period of 1904 – 1920 (Lasallian Studies No.1) I was privileged to read Rigault’s original 1953 manuscript as a member of the CIL staff in 1973. As a member of the General Council, I voted for its publication with accompanying documentation in 1989. It impressed me deeply as an important part of our […]

Wellington Launch of Sir Brother Patrick Lynch’s Memoirs

Wellington Launch of Sir Brother Patrick Lynch’s Memoirs

“A Life in Education and New Zealand’s Integrated Schools 1976 2016” On Wednesday, May 2, Sir Patrick Lynch’s Memoirs book launch took place in the Grand Hall of Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, a volume which focuses on the 40 years of the implementation of the integration of the Legislation from 1976 2016. With several distinguished guests in […]

[ANZPPNG] Mission Assembly – The work is yours (and ours)

[ANZPPNG] Mission Assembly – The work is yours (and ours)

On Sunday 15 April, over fifty delegates gathered at The Hermitage, Mittagong in New South Wales for the opening of the Mission Assembly, the first Assembly since 2012. The group representing the Four Sectors of the District constituted of 37 Lay Partners and 13 Brothers. Br Ricky Laguda, General Councillor delivered the opening keynote address […]

Appointment of Auxiliary Visitor District of ANZPPNG

Appointment of Auxiliary Visitor District of ANZPPNG

I am happy to announce that Br Robert Schieler, Superior General, has appointed Br Timothy Peter as Auxiliary Visitor of the District of ANZPPNG effective 8 September 2018. Br Tim is currently Director of the Scarborough community, Lasallian Facilitator at Yourtown and a member of the District Council.  During his fifty years as a De La Salle Brother, […]

Newly Affiliated Member Trish Carroll

Newly Affiliated Member Trish Carroll

On Friday 23 March, Trish Carroll was granted the honour of Affiliation for her years of dedication and service to the Lasallian Mission and management of the Global Lasallian Women’s Symposium held in 2017, Auckland. Surrounded by family and friends, the ceremony was held in Melbourne and was attended by Brother Visitor Br David Hawke, Sector Head of Pakistan […]

Lasallian Volunteers in Papua New Guinea

Lasallian Volunteers in Papua New Guinea

Recently I visited Papua New Guinea for five days to see the Lasallian Volunteers (LVs) in Hohola.  When I arrived, Br Rick and the volunteers had a tour arranged so I could see the Lasallian Schools, and the Bomana Brothers Community. I also had the rare opportunity to visit the War Cemetery in Bomana, Port […]

Lenten Day of Recollection in Pakistan

Lenten Day of Recollection in Pakistan

Alban’s Boys/Girls High School Multan  On the 23 March 2018, The Alban’s Boys/Girls High School Multan in Pakistan,  gathered as one family to have their Lenten Recollection Day. Br. Naqash organised the day’s program which offered much food for thought and reflection for all teaching staff present. Principal Br Moon commenced proceedings, paving the way for […]

ANZPPNG – Affiliation of Tracy Adams, AFSC

ANZPPNG – Affiliation of Tracy Adams, AFSC

On Tuesday 27 February, CEO of yourtown Tracy Adams was granted her Affiliation in front of colleagues, DLS Brothers and family members in Milton, Brisbane. Tracy was recognised for her many years as a dedicated, Lasallian lay partner within the District of ANZPPNG, and her ongoing representation of the District in the wider Lasallian world. Brother […]

District of ANZPPNG – Appointment of Brother Visitor

District of ANZPPNG – Appointment of Brother Visitor

Dear Lasallians, During the past few weeks the process has been conducted for the appointment of the Brother Visitor of the ANZPPNG District for the four-year period, September 2018 to September 2022. Although it will be more than six months before Br David completes his current term, the decision was taken to conduct the process […]

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