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The Lasallian Tradition: Home

This guide provides useful resources to the faculty, staff and students researching the person and legacy of St. John Baptist de La Salle and the general history of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and Lasallian world.

Saint John Baptist de La Salle



La Salle University was established in 1863 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, an institute of religious Brothers dedicated to the mission field of Christian education and formation, founded in 1680 by Saint John Baptist de La Salle. For more information, explore​ our Mission and Heritage.


The Lasallian Tradition