A short, easy-to-read biography of the Founder of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, written by a former Assistant Superior General. The booklet is an excellent introduction to De La Salle for new students, faculty members and other Lasallians.
Considered to be the best popular biography of Saint John Baptist de La Salle in English, this work incorporates modern research to complement the narratives of the original biographers to provide an illuminating background on the life and charism of the Founder of the Christian Schools and the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.
On May 15, 1950, Saint John Baptist de La Salle was declared the Patron Saint of All Teachers of Youth by the Catholic Church. There is something in his story, in his writings, and in his living spirit that plants itself in the hearts of teachers everywhere.
Le 15 mai 1950, saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle fut déclaré par l’Église catholique Saint Patron de tous les maîtres (enseignants) de la jeunesse. On trouve dans l’histoire de sa vie, dans ses écrits et dans son esprit toujours vivant, quelque chose qui prend racine dans le cœur des enseignants, partout dans le monde.
“Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.” This prayer highlights the immediate sacramental dimension of our daily lives. It is said daily in Lasallian Catholic schools throughout the world. Each of the brief 52 stories in this moving collection demonstrates God's presence through the here and now, where God is seen to dwell within people's lives.
Brother James Miller, FSC, a De La Salle Christian Brother, gave his life in service to the marginalized and the poor in Central America. Following his formation years, he taught high school for about five years in Minnesota, but yearned for missionary work. After he professed perpetual vows in 1969, he answered the call to serve as a missionary in Central America, where he was known as Santiago.
This reflective essay serves as a valuable resource for formators of new teachers in Lasallian schools. It addresses the duties, qualities and tasks of the formator and suggests ways to help new teachers become competent professionals and ministers of grace in accordance with the Lasallian tradition.
This English edition of the classic text by Brother Agathon, fifth Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, describes in detail the virtues of a good teacher in accordance with the listing by Saint John Baptist de La Salle in The Conduct of the Christian Schools (1706) and Collection of Short Treatises (1711).
The fourth edition of Lasallian Liturgies, published in February 2016, is an updated and expanded version of the 1994 edition. This new version is 368 pages and includes services for the 140 Brothers have been beatified, canonized or declared venerable since 1994. It is bound and covered in LaCreme Carnelian material.
This volume is a resource for teachers, administrators, board members and all who are engaged in Lasallian educational ministries today. It reflects on the life and times of De La Salle and the early Institute and their significance in today’s educational world.