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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 | 17 December 2018

Fr Tom SDB preaches at St Mary's Battersea Carol Service

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Fr Tom Williams preached at the Christmas Carol Concert in St Mary's C of E church, Riverside Battersea at the invitation of Canon Simon Butler. This is the church where JMW Turner painted some of his famous river scenes, and it is the only Grade 1 listed building in Wandsworth. (Photo above: St Mary's Battersea)

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Third Week of Advent 2018

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Clare Lewis | 15 December 2018

Third Week of Advent 2018

  Spiritual Gifts and Practical Gifts - Training Young Salesians in West Africa   In the third week of Advent, as we focus on joy, we hear from our GBR Missions Office, which supports the work of Salesian Missions across the world, and in particular, funds the training of young Salesians in the Anglophone West Africa (AFW) Province: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria.   The British Province has had a long connection with Liberia in particular, and this continues in its financial contribution towards  the training of young Salesians in the AFW Province. For several decades, through the GBR Missions Office, we have made a commitment...

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@savio_house Thank you for all you’ve done this term. Safe journeys and have a peaceful & blessed Christmas everyone!

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