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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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Bob Gardner | 19 June 2017

FR KEVIN O'DONNELL SDB

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On Saturday, 17th June 2017, in the Parish Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, East Kilbride, our brother Kevin O’Donnell SDB was ordained to the Priesthood by the Right Reverend William Nolan, Bishop of the Diocese of Galloway.

 

In the presence of his mother, sister and brother, and supported by his Salesian Family, Kevin promised to;

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  1. discharge the office of priesthood as a worthy worker with the Order of Bishops
  2. exercise the ministry of the Word worthily and wisely, preaching the Gospel and teaching the Catholic Faith
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Signposts 'Taster sessions' at Spirit in the City

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Clare Lewis | 16 June 2017

Signposts 'Taster sessions' at Spirit in…

  Fr David O'Malley SDB provides an update on the Signposts decision-making programme for young adults, and the trialling of its 'taster sessions' at last weekend's Spirit in the City Festival in Central London.   Spirit in the city is a project of the West End Catholic Mission based at the French Church of Notre Dame in Leicester Square. It is an annual event. http://www.spiritinthecity.org/ We were there to present taster sessions with a team of eight volunteers including SDBs from the Battersea community. The workshops ran through the afternoon and touched people of all ages.

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