St john baptist de la salle did for the common school system among the people what st vincent de paul wrought for the social betterment of the masses the god-given birthright of the children of men, that is, the right and privilege of heavenly citizenship rather than the urge of social democracy, inspired these saints of god to labor with. John baptist de la salle was a man of his time born in france in 1651 to a wealthy family (his father was high in the legal profession), de la salle would become one of the most innovative educators and thinkers of modern times. From the common of pastors, except for the following: the office of readings second reading from a meditation by saint john baptist de la salle, priest (meditatio 201) let the love of god impel you. John baptist de la salle was born at rheims, france on april 30th he was the eldest of ten children in a noble family he studied in paris and was ordained in 1678 he was known for his work with the poor he died at st yon, rouen, on april 7th he was canonized by pope leo xiii in 1900 john was. Video presentation on the life of st john baptist de la salle, presented by brendan carroll.
St john baptist de la salle (1651-1719) the patron saint of teachers john baptist de la salle was born in france in 1651 his family was from the privileged class however, after entering the priesthood, de la salle committed himself to provide a christian and human education to young people, and especially to the poor and marginalised. In november 1948, samuel cardinal stritch, archbishop of chicago, established the parish of st john de la salle rev john j murphy, the assistant pastor of holy rosary, became the first pastor of st john and remained through october 1967. After watching a rare film telling the inspiring story of st john baptist de la salle entitled who are my own, i came to know a little more about st john baptist de la salle i came to. St la salle and pope francis i - traits of an effective business leader this is about my reflection on the life of st john baptist de la salle and the good leadership traits he exhibited when he instituted the brothers of the christian schools in france that pioneered great educational reforms.
St john baptist de la salle school is a private, catholic school located in granada hills, ca it has 348 students in grades k-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1 tuition is $6,665 for the highest grade offered the student-teacher ratio for private schools is reported directly by the school. This 8 minute video tells the story of st john baptist de la salle, founder of the brothers of the christian schools (also known as christian brothers, or d. St john baptist de la salle the brothers of the christian schools were founded by st john baptist de la salle john baptist de la salle was born on the 30th april, 1651, in the town of rheims in france.
One cannot read this recent compilation from the paulist press western spirituality series without a sense that the life and wisdom of st john baptist de la salle is perhaps the publisher's most practical and useful release to date. About john baptist de la salle: french priest, educational reformer, and founder of the institute of the brothers of the christian schools he is a saint. He died in 1719 and was canonized in 1900 by pope leo xiii st john baptist de la salle is the patron saint of teachers, and there are more than 1,000 schools in 84 countries that exist because of his work and faith. Lasallian prayer let us remember that we are in the holy presence of god saint john baptist de la salle, pray for us live, jesus, in our hearts.
St john baptist de la salle (1651-1719) st john baptist de la salle was born the eldest of seven children into a wealthy family in reims, france he received a good education and, destined for a religious life, was confirmed into clerical orders at 11yrs. The vocational journey of saint john baptist de la salle by br aidan kilty fsc god's call is a life-long relationship rather than a once and for all experience. St john baptist de lasalle, confessor j ohn baptist de la salle, born of an honorable family at rheims, when still a boy showed by his manners and actions that he was called by destiny to the lord, and was to be adorned with the excellence of holiness. In 1900 john baptist de la salle was declared a saint in 1950, because of his life and inspirational writings, he was made patron saint of all those who work in the field of education john baptist de la salle inspired others how to teach and care for young people, how to meet failure and frailty with compassion, how to affirm, strengthen and.
Lasallian studies offers the text of the complete works of de la salle the text published in 1993 has been checked, with added notes and cross references the. Celebrating our founder saint john baptist de la salle 1651 - 1719 although the church celebrates the feast of our founder on april 7th, the de la salle christian brothers. St john of the cross, spanish san juan de la cruz, original name juan de yepes y álvarez, near the end of his life, the discalced carmelites were again troubled. Saint john baptist de la salle: patron saint of teachers a remastered version of the 1968 movie, starring mel ferrer, that traces de la salle's vocation journey and the beginnings of the brothers of the christian schools.