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ILDP 2021: “Rise Together for Peace!”

The 2021 International Lasallian Days for Peace (ILDP) will begin on September 21 (the United Nations’ sanctioned International Day of Peace) and will run through October 21. The theme for this 15th annual event is “Rise Together for Peace!’’ The theme was developed by a group of Young Lasallians commissioned by the International Coordinator of Young Lasallians. A series of global online activities, including sessions, discussions and celebrations, for this year’s ILDP are being planned. More information and resources will be shared as they become available. ILDP is an initiative of the International Council of Young Lasallians (ICYL). Learn more about Young Lasallians >

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Pray: Use ILDP as an opportunity to pray for peace!
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RELAN Closing Prayer Service: The Regional Council of Young Lasallians (RCYL) is partnering with moderators and members of the Lasallian Youth groups at La Salle High School in Union Gap, Washington, Montini Catholic High School in Lombard, Illinois, and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute in Buffalo, New York, for a virtual closing prayer service on October 21 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern / 5:30 p.m. Central / 4:30 p.m. Mountain / 3:30 p.m. Pacific. Click here to register.

The Quest for Our Shared Humanity: Lasallians as Artisans of Peacebuilding: Join La Salle University for this Zoom webinar on Wednesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m. Click here to register.

RELAN Opening Prayer Vigil: The Regional Council of Young Lasallians (RCYL) invited Lasallians to take part in an observance of peace to celebrate the launch of International Lasallian Days for Peace on September 21. Lasallians registered individually or with students, clients, communities, colleagues, families, etc. for a 15-minute time slot to join with Lasallians from across the Region in praying for peace.

Global Online Launch: The global Lasallian family hosted a livestream to launch ILDP 2021. Click here to view. Please note the program begins at 19:48

Resources: Click here to access a Google Drive of resources (prayers, videos, etc.) created by the District of Ireland, Great Britain and Malta Young Lasallians Council. Please feel free to use the resources and send any updates, stories or images to Eunan Whyte (

Share your efforts: Lasallians are invited to develop creative projects within their ministries and groups to celebrate ILDP. Send photos and a description of your projects to If your ministry shares pictures on social media, be sure to tag Young Lasallians and use the hashtag #ILDP2021.