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The spirituality of Saint John Baptist De La Salle - "Lasallian spirituality" - is built on the four pillars of faith, compassion, prayer and practical action.
Its prime source of inspiration is the compassion shown by Jesus in the gospels. We are told many times by the gospel writers that Jesus had compassion on the crowds.
We can think of the scene described in Mark 8.1-4:
A great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat. He called his disciples and said to them, "I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat, and if I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way, and some of them have come a long way." And his disciples answered him, "How can one feed these people with bread here in the desert?"