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Fire in the Heart: The Patrimony of St. John Baptist de La Salle, 2009 - 2011

 Item — Box: 55 Gold, Object: G, Shelf: 6
Identifier: BAL LRC 55 Gold 144 a & b & c


  • 2009 - 2011


Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

These books describe in detail the stained glass windows which originally graced the chapel of the New York District in 1909 at Pocantico Hills, NY, and which were removed and installed in 1930 at the New York Novitiate at Barrytown, NY. Then, in 2016, these same windows were removed from Barrytown and installed at the Student Chapel at Manhattan College.

Biographical / Historical

The windows collectively tell the major events in the life of St. John Baptist de La Salle in a particularly bright and vivid way.

Biographical / Historical

Assuming that the researcher will "begin" with copy 3 (2011 Version), the following persons/events can be referenced, but all the pages must be carefully inspected.

a) Brother Facile (Rabut) b) The painting by Cesare Mariani of De La Salle teaching about 12 students, with the young Christian Brother standing along the wall c) St. Yon in Rouen (France) d) King James II of England visiting children of his Irish followers e) Brother Patrick (Murphy) f) The first vows of John Baptist de La Salle g) Approbation of the Institute by Pope Benedict XIII (1725) h) Brother Timothy (second Superior General) i) Brother Donatian Joseph [sic], Visitor of New York District m) Archbishop John Hughes of New York k) Brother Imier of Jesus, Superior General l) Archbishop John Farley of New York m) Brother Joseph, Superior General n) Brother Pompian o) Rev. Nicholas J. Hughes


3 Volumes : Softcover, spiral bound, unpaginated [3rd edition: 34 pages], richly illustrated with color photos of the stained glass windows and historic photos and images


Copy 1: original edition, likely 2009; Copy 2: Revision of April 28, 2010; Copy 3: Revision of September 21, 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the The De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the Baltimore District Repository

1900 West Olney Avenue (Box 831)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19119- United States