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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 January 2019

Formal opening of Devereux Centre at St John Bosco College

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The new Devereux resource base for pupils with Autism and mental health needs, the first of its kind in Wandsworth, was formally opened on 15th January 2019, by Mrs Maureen Devereux, pictured above with Headteacher Paul Dunne.

 

The centre was named in honour of her son Sean, a former Salesian student, teacher and volunteer, who was murdered in in Kismayo, Somalia in January 1993, at the age of 28, while working for UNICEF. Sean is an important role model and inspiration for the Salesian family.

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Confirmation retreat at Salesian House

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Clare Lewis | 16 January 2019

Confirmation retreat at Salesian House

  From Br Ste Lloyd SDB in Battersea: On Saturday 12th January 2019, Salesian House Battersea played host to a joint confirmation retreat for young people from the parishes of the Sacred Heart, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Josephs.   The theme of our retreat was “your calling”. The young people reflected on why they are choosing to be confirmed and what their confirmation will lead them to be. We had a beautiful moment of faith sharing and the young people went on an Emmaus walk round Battersea park.

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