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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 | 22 March 2019

Over 100 come to hear Louis Grech SDB on accompanying the yo…

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Over 100 members of the Salesian Family came along last Saturday and Sunday to the two seminars delivered by Fr Louis Grech SDB on accompanying young people. The participants in Bollington and Battersea included Salesian priests, sisters and Brothers, youth workers, Cooperators, and parishioners, all of whom shared a commitment to young people, and wanted to know more about Don Bosco’s method of supporting and nurturing them spiritually.


Our Provincial, Fr Gerry Briody, welcomed Fr Louis, and talked about the powerful final document from the Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment,...

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Maureen Devereux sees Liberia's Special Olympians win 3 Golds

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Clare Lewis | 22 March 2019

Maureen Devereux sees Liberia's Special …

  Maureen Devereux, mother of Sean Devereux, maintains strong ties with Liberia, where Sean began his humanitarian work as a volunteer with the Salesians. She recommended that the country take part in the Special Olympic World Games, held last week in the United Arab Emirates, and was there to see Liberia's athletes win THREE Gold Medals - and a Bronze! Photo: KMTV Liberia

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