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Welcome to the Salesians of Don Bosco in Great Britain

The Salesians of Don Bosco are a religious congregation of Brothers and Priests . We were founded in 1859 by Saint John Bosco. Don Bosco’s mission was clear and simple: to be a friend to young people who were poor, abandoned or at risk, and in so doing to be a friend to Christ. Wherever the Salesians work, our mission is the same, but its expression changes to suit the particular context. So you will find Salesians in schools of all kinds, youth clubs, in homes for homeless or abandoned children; working with street children; missionaries; chaplains in schools, colleges and universities and in parish work. There are currently almost 16,000 members (priests and brothers) in the congregation, working in 131 countries around the world. Currently in the British Province there are 69 Salesians of Don Bosco based in 8 Communities.

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Clare Lewis | 18 January 2017

Feast of Don Bosco - resources for schools & teachers

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In 1988 on the centenary of his death, Don Bosco was proclaimed the father and teacher of youth and a model for all educators by Pope John Paul II. He is an international figure inspiring a world-wide movement in the service of young people and especially those in most need. He responded to the need he saw by creating welcoming communities in schools, clubs, children’s homes and parishes as well as in many shorter-term projects around the world. On January 31st, this year there will be literally millions of...

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Social Communications Conference: 4th  February 2017

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Clare Lewis | 17 January 2017

Social Communications Conference: 4th F…

  The Salesian GBR Province is hosting 'The Digital Playground', a one-day Social Communications Conference, at Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, on Saturday 4th February.   The conference was inspired by the call in General Chapter 27 for the Salesian Family to immerse itself in the digital world, although attendance is open to all with an interest in using digital communication and social media in a faith context. The event aims to explore the use of technology in evangelising young people, look at ways of staying safe online, and to try out some great new gizmos. Keynote speaker, Federico Padovan, is Executive Director of Development &...

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