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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 | 19 October 2018

Salesian group in Rome for CYMFed Synod Conference

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A Salesian group has been spending this week in Rome as part of the Catholic Youth Ministry Federation Synod Conference.

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Battersea celebrates 125 years of Sacred Heart Church

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Clare Lewis | 19 October 2018

Battersea celebrates 125 years of Sacred…

  Last weekend marked a very important event in the history of the Salesian Province of Great Britain, as we came together in Battersea to celebrate 125 years since the consecration of Sacred Heart church, Battersea, and its significance for the development of our province.   As the Rector Major was kept in Rome because of the Synod, his Vicar, Fr Francesco Cereda SDB, attended the Mass on Sunday in his place.

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