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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 April 2018

Vocations Sunday - Meet our Brothers in Formation

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Sunday 22nd April is World Day of Prayer for Vocations. On this day, we pray that more men and women may hear God's call, we give thanks for our Priests and Brothers and Sisters, and pray especially for those recently ordained and professed, and for those in formation. 

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Salesian Mission Days 2018 - Thailand

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Clare Lewis | 18 April 2018

Salesian Mission Days 2018 - Thailand

  Internal migration is a major feature in Thailand, as industrialistation increases and people move into the cities, where they have to adapt to a hectic lifestyle, away from their close-knit rural families. The country has the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia, and is one of the most developed countries in the region. The capital, Bangkok, has grown rapidly to a population of 10 million, and a further 2 million people travel in and out of the city each day to work.   The Salesians are present in this bustling city, working with the young in the spirit of Don Bosco, and this...

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