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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 | 24 May 2019

Boscoffee Cafe serves the community & gives opportunitie…

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The latest project from the Bosco Centre in Bermondsey is a community cafe in the Docklands Settlement, serving delicious food and real coffee at affordable prices, while giving work skills and experience to young people with special educational needs.

 

The Bosco Centre was founded three decades ago by Sr Cecily Dunn, who died three years ago today (24 May 2016), and the cafe is the project of the current director, Darren Coghlan.

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Mary Help of Christians - 24th May

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Clare Lewis | 23 May 2019

Mary Help of Christians - 24th May

  The feast of Mary Help of Christians, 24th May, is a very special day in the Salesian Family’s calendar. Our founder, St John Bosco, had tremendous faith in Mary's love and protection, and placed his Salesians and the Salesian Sisters - the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA) - under her patronage.

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