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Friday, 25 November 2011 00:00

Three Meetings

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The week following Friday 25th November 2011 was a busy one, with three overlapping meetings involving Salesians in the British (GBR) Province and Project Europe.

During the first weekend, the overseas missionaries who have come to our Province in recent years as part of Project Europe joined other missionaries in Rome for three intense days with the General Councillors for Missions and for Formation.

Saturday, 10 September 2011 01:00

Jubilees

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Every year the Province celebrates significant Jubilees of profession and ordination for Salesian brothers and priests.

Br Donald MacDonald celebrated his 60th anniversary of Religious Profession in Bolton on 10th September 2011. Br Donald was born not far from Scotland's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. He used his trade and teaching skills in Salesian schools in Scotland and England and was also a missionary for many years in Liberia and Ghana. His celebration brought together many of those whose lives he has touched through his work and his legendary hospitality.

Tuesday, 07 June 2011 01:00

Loyal Service

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There was a celebration in Thornleigh House Bolton on Tuesday 7th June 2011 to honour Mrs Paulene Whyte and Mrs Julie Tansey, who have each served the Salesians for 25 years.

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Fr Charles Garrick, Fr Mervyn Williams, Mrs Paulene Whyte, Mrs Julie Tansey and Fr Hugh Preston

Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

Salesian Students Unite

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Organised by Fr James Gallagher SDB and Mr Kevin Regan, the 7th Annual Salesian Student Leadership Gathering took place at Savio House in March 2011.

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The continued success of these events was evident in the presence of fifty three students accompanied by their teachers. This was the largest gathering to date.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011 01:00

Salesian Youth Ministry Animator

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The Salesians of Don Bosco are advertising an important post at National level.

(NB As of 24/5/2011 this post has been filled.)

 

Salary range: 27,750 to 30,250 pa.

(Less 500/month for accommodation with separate facilities - if required)

Are you a highly motivated, self starting, innovative, visionary leader? If so the Salesians are looking for you.

We are looking for an experienced professional to assume operational responsibility for the animation and development of the Salesian Province plan for youth ministry. You will be responsible for developing, inspiring, sustaining and expanding a lively network of committed Salesian co-workers and for supporting Salesian youth ministry across the UK. This is an exciting opportunity for you to grow and develop a new network within the Church.

Sunday, 10 April 2011 01:00

BOVA goes to Rome

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From 10th to 12th April 2011 there was a meeting in Rome for those organising volunteers to work overseas in a Salesian missionary spirit. There were representatives from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Ireland, Poland and the USA.

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The Rector Major (centre) with the group. Fr Vlav Klement is on the left of the photo and James Trewby is next to the Rector Major.

Saturday, 21 May 2011 01:00

Salesian Soccer in Sri Lanka

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The Don Bosco Soccer Club, Negombo, has won the 2011 cup in the top division of the Sri Lankan soccer league. Fr Shiran Karawgodage SDB, who is now Provincial Economer and Project Director for the Salesians in Sri Lanka, has sent the following report and photographs.

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The winning team with Fr Nihal Kahanawitaliyanage (Provincial) and Fr Shiran Karawgodage

Thursday, 24 March 2011 00:00

Church School Awards

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2010-11 marked the first year of the Church School Awards. Schools with a religious character in England and Wales were invited to submit an application stating ways in which they contributed to the wider community, locally, nationally and internationally, together with an account of the work of the RE Department.

Over 300 schools submitted applications and Salesian School Chertsey was judged to be in the top 15 schools, one of two schools in the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton.

Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Chertsey visits Bootle

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On Saturday 2nd April 12 Year 11 footballers from Salesian School Chertsey set out at 6.30am from Chertsey with Mr Bicknell and Mr Lydon. We arrived at Savio Salesian College Bootle at around 10.30 and received a warm welcome from Mr Ken O'Hara, one of the PE Staff who generously agreed to play this fixture even though Savio had broken up for the Easter holiday. After a close game, Chertsey emerged as winners by two goals to one.

Saturday, 19 March 2011 00:00

Don Bosco's Lenten Journey

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On Saturday 19th March 2011, following the morning mass for the Feast of St Joseph, 14 people gathered in the church hall of Our Lady of the Portal and St Piran, Truro, to be taken on a journey led by Fr Martin Poulsom SDB, the Delegate to the Salesian Cooperators in Cornwall. The fourteen were from four different parishes and included two parish priests. The event was by the Cornwall Cooperators Group with all of its eight members present.

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