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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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Jonny Dearden | 18 March 2015

DBYN: Integrating HRE in to DBYN

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From 15 - 20 February 2015 Danny Sweeney and Aisling Griffin, both returned BOVA volunteers attended a special study session for Don Bosco Youth Net held at the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg. Titled 'Integrating HRE in to DBYN' and attended by 28 members from 12 countries the aim of the week was to examine DBYN's success in working in the field of Human Rights Education (HRE) and to look at how this can be further integrated into our network.

On the first day, after learning about the various institutions...

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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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