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Meditations for the Time of the Retreat

St. Jean Baptiste de la Salle

  1. That God in his Providence has established the Christian Schools
  2. On the means that must be used by those who are responsible for the education of children to procure their sanctification
  3. That those who teach the young are cooperators with Jesus Christ in the salvation of souls
  4. What must be done to be true cooperators with Jesus Christ for the salvation of children
  5. That those chosen by Providence for the education of children must fulfill the functions of Guardian Angels for them
  6. How in the education of youth the function of the Guardian Angels is fulfilled
  7. That the care of instructing youth is one of the most necessary works in the Church
  8. On what must be done to make your ministry useful to the Church
  9. On the obligation of those who instruct youth to have much zeal to fulfill well so holy a work
  10. How a Brother of the Christian Schools ought to show zeal in his work
  11. On the obligation of the Brothers of the Christian Schools to reprove and correct the faults committed by those whom they are charged to instruct
  12. On the way in which we must reprove and correct the faults of those whom we are guiding
  13. That as a teacher you must give an account to God on the way you have done your work
  14. On matters related to his work on which a Brother of the Christian Schools must give an account to God
  15. On the reward that those can expect even in this life who have instructed children and have fulfilled this duty well
  16. On the reward that a Brother of the Christian Schools should expect in heaven, if he is faithful in his work