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Lasalle General Council Reflection 3 2017-18: E-DOCUMENT 

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"We can begin by getting out of ourselves, out of our securities and prejudices, and going to encounter our brother and sister."

"Our educational and religious communities should be a sign and witness that another world is possible."

"Let us go beyond the borders along with those who have been entrusted to our care."

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IN THE NEWS

BBC News:  Hiding in Basements from

Syria Bombs 

24 February 2018

 

BBC News: "Hurricane Irma Causes Devastation in the Caribbean"  

7  Sept. 2017

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Hurricane Maria's Devastation in Puerto Rico

September 2017 Photo by Sgt. Jose Diaz-Ramos

NPR INTERVIEW: "Refugees, Displaced People Surpass 60 Million for First Time, UNHCR Says

20 June 2017 by Camila Domonoske

CONTACT

Interested in contributing news, research, articles, prayers, testimonials, and/or resources to the Buttimer Poverty Resources Guide? 

email Rosanne Trissler, Librarian

rtrissler@lasalle-academy.org

JEAN BAPTIST DE LA SALLE ON POVERTY

"For how long has Jesus been presenting himself to you and knocking at the door of your heart to make his dwelling within you, and you have not wanted to receive him?  Why? Because he only presents himself under the form of a poor man, a slave, a man of sorrow."

THE MULTIFACED LASALLIAN INTERPRETATION & APPROACH TO POVERTY

Economic Poverty refers to the lack of basic financial resources needed for a family to function at the average level of other families in the community

 

Educational Poverty refers to significant differences in cognitive style or development, past school history, or social/emotional development that significantly impede a person being able to function in regular learning environments without supports or accomodations

 

Affective Poverty refers to a significant lack of the personal, psychological, social and emotional resources and competencies to be able to meet normal developmental expectations

 

Poverty of Values refers to a lack in appreciation of local social norms, or of the responsibility to the larger world community that all persons have

Lasallian Reflections. 14c, 2004.

 

IN PRAYER

"Prayer for the Poor"

Pope Francis

"Let Us . . .

remain listening

attentively to the voice of the Lord

so that

the cry of the poor may not leave us indifferent

the suffering of the sick

and the one who is in need may not find us distracted

the solitude of the elderly and the fragility of children may move us

and that everyone

may always love and venerate every human life”

 

19 November 2017: First World Day of the Poor

Max Rossi, Reuters, 3 Aug. 2016

Max Rossi, Reuters. 3 Aug. 2016

--Pope Francis, Holy Father's Message First World Day of the Poor, 13 June 2017

 

VIDEO: TED Talk, Filmed - April 2017

 

Vatican: The Pope Video "Countries Receiving Refugees" [November 2016]

The Pope Video - "Child Soldiers" [December 2016]

The Pope Video - "Help Persecuted Christians" [March 2017]

UPDATES: 2017