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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 | 13 July 2018

Fr Joe celebrates 50 years of priesthood

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On Saturday 14th July 2018, Fr Joe Brown SDB celebrates the Golden Jubilee of his ordination.

 

Fr Joe was the first to be ordained in the 'new' chapel at Thornleigh, where Mass on Saturday will be the highlight of a day of thanksgiving and celebration.

 

Thank you for your half-century of ministry, Fr Joe!

 

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We're looking for an Assistant Housekeeper at Thornleigh House

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Clare Lewis | 10 July 2018

We're looking for an Assistant Housekeep…

  We are seeking an excellent Assistant Housekeeper to join our friendly and efficient housekeeping team at Thornleigh House, Bolton. The role is for 20 hours a week, Monday - Friday mornings, and the closing date is Wednesday 25th July 2015.   Find out more and apply on our Job Vacancies page   

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