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High School: St. John Baptist De La Salle's Life & Legacy: Home

Final Words

" I adore in all things the will of God in my regard "

 

St. John Baptist De La Salle : 7 April 1719

DATES TO REMEMBER !

Saint Jean Baptist de La Salle

Birth: 30 April 1651      

      

Death: 7 April 1719 

 

Feast Day: May 15th

 

    Canonized by Pope Leo XIII: 24 May 1900

 

Named Patron Saint of Teachers 

by Pope Pius XII:  May 15, 1950

LASALLIAN SYMBOLS:

SIGN OF FAITH

WEBSITES/WEB ARTICLES: 17th Century France

POLITICS

History World: "France 1661-1715"

Chateau De Versaille:  Louis XIV & Louis XV

BBC: Louis XIV

 

CATHOLIC CHURCH & CHRISTIAN MOVEMENTS

Sommerville: Univ. of Wisconsin: Louis XIV - Religion and Dissension

 

SOCIAL & ECONOMIC REALITIES

Santiago Azcarate, C.M.: "The Poor in the 17th Century in France (II)"

Mandia @SUNY: "The Little Ice Age in Europe"

 

SMALL POX/PLAGUE AND CONTAGIOUS DISEASES

 World Health Report, 2007: " Evolution of Public Health Security" 

 

FASHION

AmericanRevolution.org (Lacroix): French Fashions: 1700-1789

The Brothers' Dress: Lasallian Themes No. 33

 

LIFE AND LEGACY GALLERY: CLICK image to link to biographical information from The Bull of Canonization

YOUTH

Grandmother

STUDIES & SEMINARY

Reims & Paris

FOUNDING THE SCHOOLS

Adrien Nyel's Invitation

ADVISOR AND AUTHOR

Letters to the Brothers and Guiding Principles

DEATH

Only True Image!

CANONIZATION & SAINTHOOD

1900 & 1950