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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 | 21 January 2020

Join us in praying the Novena to St John Bosco

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We celebrate the feast of our founder, Don Bosco, on 31 Janury, and for the nine days leading to the feast, from Wednesday 22 January, we invite all members of our Salesian Family, and everyone who works with or cares for the wellbeing of young people, to join us in praying a novena asking for DOn Bosco's intercession in asking God to make us better and more compassionate advocates for the young.

 

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Students engage with challenging topics at RE conference

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Clare Lewis | 21 January 2020

Students engage with challenging topics …

  Last Friday (17 January), St John Bosco College, Battersea, hosted a Religious Education conference led by Dr Peter Vardy, eminent theologian and philosopher, and former Vice-Principal of Heythrop College. The conference, attended by Year 11 RE students and teachers from several schools, focused on ethical issues that form part of the GCSE syllabus, including gender, homosexuality, creation, stewardship, abortion and euthanasia.

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