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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 63 Salesians of Don Bosco based in 6 Communities.

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Clare Lewis | 9 January 2020

Volunteer Receives Warm Welcome In Tanzania

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Rebecca is serving with Bosco Volunteer Action (BOVA), our overseas volunteer project. This is her first letter from Didia, Tanzania.

 

It has already been nearly 3 months since I was getting on a plane headed to Tanzania, wondering what was ahead of me for the next 9 months - here I would like to share with you some of my experience so far.

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One thing I quickly learned about Tanzania is the incredibly welcoming nature of the people here. Since I arrived every person I have met has welcomed me like a family member, whether...

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Thornleigh Salesian College seeks Deputy Head

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Clare Lewis | 7 January 2020

Thornleigh Salesian College seeks Deputy…

  The Governors of Thornleigh Salesian College are seeking to appoint a dynamic and exceptional leader to join our wonderful school in the role of Deputy Headteacher. We are keen to hear from leaders with a wide range of skills who are able to provide strategic leadership of student development, care, guidance and support. The successful candidate will join a highly focused and driven leadership team who are passionate about achieving academic excellence for all students.   Applications close at 12 noon on Monday 27th January 2020. Full information, an application pack, and information on arranging an informal visit can be found on the school's website. 

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