Deputy Principals’ Column

Faith and Mission

The Lasallian Staff Service Award

It is with much pleasure that I announce that the Lasallian Staff Service Award was presented to three very worthy staff members for their outstanding demonstration of the Five Core Lasallian Principles throughout various aspects of their work, over the course of their teaching careers here at De La Salle College. Congratulations to Mr Peppe Di Ciccio, Mrs Georgina Dwyer and Mr Larry Evans who were nominated by their peers for their commitment and service to a Lasallian education. The awards were presented at the conclusion of our Social Justice Mass at the end of Term 3 and it was most appropriate that Br Michael Carroll FSC, Director of the Brothers Malvern Community presented each recipient with their Lasallian Staff Service Award.

Congratulations to Mr Peppe Di Ciccio, Mrs Georgina Dwyer and Mr Larry Evans on being awarded and recognized in such an honourable way. Please click here to enjoy the recognition speeches in full.

Year 12 Valedictory Mass and Graduation

Next Monday 22 October, we will have the privilege of celebrating our Year 12 Valedictory Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral. It will be wonderful to see our Valedictorians gather for a final time, along with their families and the College staff in the spectacular setting of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Gathering at St Patrick’s Cathedral allows us not only to bear witness to our faith as a Christian community but also reflects a genuine appreciation and affection of our faith tradition and of how we live out this faith as Lasallians.

While many of the graduates may be nervous and perhaps a little anxious about what lies ahead, God has blessed each of them, with multiple gifts and talents that will enable them to make a positive contribution to the world. I ask our graduates to reflect on and trust in the words of our Founder St John Baptist de La Salle.

Do not have any anxiety about the future. Leave everything in God’s hands for he will take care of you” 

St John Baptist de La Salle (Letter 101)

Camp La Salle – Phillip Island

During the recent school holidays, a small group of Year 7 and Year 8 students attended Camp La Salle at Phillip Island. It was a great opportunity for those students to connect with other young Lasallians from neighbouring Lasallian Colleges. Follow this link to read Lasallian Youth Minister, Mr Aaron Trusler’s full report.

Mrs Rana Brogan
Deputy Principal – Faith and Mission

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