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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 69 Salesians of Don Bosco based in 8 Communities.

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Clare Lewis | 10 February 2016

Ash Wednesday

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Today we begin the season of Lent. Many of us will have decided how we will mark this time of contemplation and preparation, but perhaps some are still considering. Inspired by the Year of Mercy, our 'Lenten Wednesdays' series of emails this year offers readings, reflections and prayers centred on themes from Catholic Social Teaching. If you would like to receive the weekly reflections, please send a message to newsdesk@rualink.net

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Feast of Blessed Eusebia Palomino Yenes

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Clare Lewis | 9 February 2016

Feast of Blessed Eusebia Palomino Yenes

Eusebia’s short life was full of challenges, which she bore with grace and piety. Born in Spain in 1899, into a poor farming family, she became accustomed to begging to help her family survive in bad times. She worked as a servant to a wealthy family, and later became a nanny at an orphanage. Her call to religious life led her to become a lay assistant to the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (the Salesian Sisters), where her spiritual gifts were recognised, and she entered the novitiate. In the early 1930s, as the Church was menaced by anti-Catholic forces in Spain,...

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#tweet4today: If you want to be loved ... you must love yourselves, and make your children feel that you love them. Don Bosco
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RT @wyd_en: Do you have a friend or relative who is unwell? Let's pray for their recovery and for those who care for them. https://t.co/JRN…
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RT @childrensociety: 'Lent doesn't exist so that you or I can demonstrate how good we are at giving things up' @PaulaRGooder in our blog: h…
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#tweet4today:It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish. JRR Tolkien

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