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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 76 Salesians of Don Bosco based in 8 Communities.

 

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Jonny Dearden | 24 July 2014

Parishioner carries Queen's Baton

The Commonwealth Games began in Scotland last night with a spectacular Opening Ceremony. If you missed it, then you missed out on Rod Stewart, the wonderful sound of Bagpipes, a message from the International Space Station and the conclusion of the Queen's Baton relay. The Queen's Baton started off in India after a  reception at Glasgow's city chambers. Moving around South Asia, Oceania, Africa, the Americas, Europe before finishing it's final stretch in Scotland. 

As it was in Scotland Gerry McCann, one of the Parishioner's of Easterhouse, was honoured to carry the Queen's Baton in recognition of his work with the...

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Bi-Centenary

Bi-Centenary

Paul Roffey | 27 February 2014

Bi-Centenary

To see the events that will be taking place to celebrate the Bi-Centenary then Click Here Pilgrim Experience - Battersea The last of the current series of Activation visits began at the Church of the Sacred Heart on the first of Mary Help of Christians. Over the weekend some 350 people started the Pilgrim Experience which will continue over the next few weeks. The series will conclude in the Autumn in Liverpool.

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