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300 Years: Resources to Celebrate Saint John Baptist de La Salle's Legacy: Home

A Tricentennial Lasallian Media Project

Celebrate! [Song: "One Heart, One Commitment, One Life #300LaSalle"]

Tercentenary: 1719 - 2019

     

 Image created by: Bro. Fermin Gainza, FSC

St. John Baptist de La Salle: 1651 - 1719

Patron Saint of Teachers

Feast Day: April 7th                Canonization: 1900               Beatification: 1950  

WEBSITE - La Salle Adventure Time Line

Open the Lasallian Adventure Timeline and find out what happened in the following years. Record an event for each date on Google Slides

1651    1667     1678    1679    1681    1682   1683    1688    1691    1709    1719    1900

Citation: Web Article

"Lasallian Adventure Time - Line." LaSalle.org, www.lasalle.org.

WEB ARTICLE - In the Footsteps of De La Salle - Biography

WEB ARTICLE - Global Ministries and Statistics

Review the information contained on the Introductory webpage "Where We Are" and open up/visit the links to each of the 5 Lasallian Regional Centers

BULL OF CANONIZATION - Excerpts

 

Click on the cover of the Canonization circular above to access excerpts from Pope Leo XIII's justification for approving the canonization of John Baptist de La Salle.  Carefully read the "Declared Blessed" passage. 

Citation: Circular

Leo XIII, Pope. "Declared Blessed." Instructive and Administrative Circulars: Canonization of St. John Baptist de La Salle, No. 94, Institute of the Brothers of the Christian  Schools, 31 May 1900.

VIDEO: De La Salle Christian Brothers

Listen to Brother Gerard Rummery's video.  In it, he discusses reasons why he thought John Baptist de La Salle was made the Patron Saint of Teachers. 

About Lasallian Scholar, Brother Gerard Rummery, FSC

Citation - Youtube Video

Rummery, Gerard, FSC.  "De La Salle -  A Reflection."  De La Salle Christian Brothers, Youtube, uploaded by Robert Rothgery, 12 July 2010,  www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_s1RT6Il7E.

 

WEB ARTICLE - Quotes from St. John Baptist de La Salle

E-ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE - 8th Century

Carefully read paragraph #8 in this e-encyclopedia article.  Saint John Baptist de La Salle established his first schools In France during the reign King Louis XIV which was a time of great division between the rich and the poor. 

Citation - E-Encyclopedia Article

Graham, Matthias. "St. John Baptist de la Salle." The Catholic Encyclopedia.  Vol. 8. Robert Appleton Company, 1910. 31 Jul. 2018, www.newadvent.org/cathen/08444a.htm.

BOOK - CONDUCT OF THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS/"Prayers"

BOOKS WRITTEN BY ST. JOHN BAPTIST DE LA SALLE !

 

In the PDF of The Conduct of the Christian Schools written by John Baptist de La Salle, scroll down to and read Chapter 7, "Prayers" (pages 92-95 ).

Citation: Chapter in a Book [pdf]

de La Salle, John Baptist. The Conduct of the Christian Schools. "Prayer", Chapter 7, 1997, www.lasallian.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Conduct-2007-reprint.pdf.