12th Annual

International Lasallian Days for Peace

IGNITE OUR HEARTS OF PEACE

September 21 – October 21, 2018

The closing prayer for the International Lasallian Days for Peace
in solidarity with La Salle Secondary – South Sudan

 

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Inspired by the Institute theme for 2018-2019, Ignite Our Hearts of Peace,
this year’s theme invites us to reflect on the experience of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus.

Each year the International Council of Young Lasallians (ICYL) calls upon Lasallians throughout the Institute to participate in this month-long peace awareness project. As Lasallians, we will be fostering peace in our world through prayer, study and action beginning September 21 (the United Nations-sanctioned International Day of Peace) and ending on October 21st.

There is an urgency today to “set on fire” the Lasallian Catholic evangelical mission within each of our educational communities to do as Jesus did by joyfully announcing the radical Good News that God loves us all and calls us to cooperate in building God’s Kingdom.
— DENA Mission Assembly 2015, Evangelization and Catechesis, Directional Statement

To continue to safeguard the rights of our children and the young, we ensure a culture of nonviolence that educates for and cultivates peacemaking, advocacy and respect for the God given dignity of human persons and God’s creation.
— DENA Mission Assembly 2015, Service with the Poor through Education, Action Item 3