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Come to our Enneagram workshop in November

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Clare Lewis | 16 May 2019

Come to our Enneagram workshop in Novemb…

We would like to invite all members of the Salesian Family to attend a two-day workshop on The Enneagram on Saturday 2nd November- Sunday 3rd November 2019.   The day will be led by Fr John Mc Cluskey, a Mill Hill priest currently living in Freshfields, England. He is trained in the Enneagram and his specific presentation style and approach is excellent. He comes highly recommended!

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Sisters walk in St Teresa's footsteps in Avila

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Clare Lewis | 10 April 2019

Sisters walk in St Teresa's footsteps in…

  A group of Salesian Sisters has been following in the footsteps of St Teresa in the beautiful medieval walled city of Avila, 'Town of Stones and Saints'.   They have visited the Convent of St Teresa, on the site of her former home, where a recreation of the room in which she was born has her father's record of her birth painted on the wall: 'On Wednesday, 28th March 1515, Teresa my daughter was born, within half an hour or so of five o'clock in the morning, on the said Wednesday almost at dawn.'

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Excitement mounts as 50th preparations continue

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Clare Lewis | 5 April 2019

Excitement mounts as 50th preparations c…

    Excitement is building for the celebrations in August to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Salesian Sisters arrival in Scotland.   The Easterhouse and URSpace communities came together this week to discuss and develop ideas for this wonderful celebration.   The gathering included looking through documents, cuttings and scrapbooks with memories of over 50 years of presence in Scotland, serving young people in Paisley, Milton, Easterhouse, Elderslie and Johnstone, Nitshill, Newmains and Newlands. The celebration Mass on Saturday 24th August will be presided over by the Right Reverend John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley and a past-pupil of Shrigley.   The Mass will be at St Fergus Church,...

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Convocation of the 24th General Chapter, FMA

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Clare Lewis | 29 March 2019

Convocation of the 24th General Chapter,…

  Article and photo: BoscoLink AustraLasia The Mother General of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA), Yvonne Reungoat, on 24 February 2019, published the Circular of Convocation of General Chapter 24, according to article 138 of the Constitutions. The 24th Chapter will begin in Rome, at the FMA Generalate, on September 18, 2020. The General Chapter “is a key moment for evaluation, reflection, and guidance in a common search for God’s will”. All the FMA and educating communities collaborate in this event “through their prayer, study, and proposals”. The theme of GC24 is "Do whatever he tells you" (Jn...

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We're celebrating 50 years in Scotland this August!

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Clare Lewis | 21 March 2019

We're celebrating 50 years in Scotland t…

  Save the date: Saturday 24th August 2019   To celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Salesian Sisters arriving in Scotland, Mass will be celebrated by Bishop John Keenan to mark 50 years in Scotland for the Salesian Sisters in Scotland. Fittingly, the Mass is in the parish where the Sisters' work in Scotland began: St Fergus Church, Ferguslie Park, Paisley, on Saturday 24th August 2019, at 3pm. All of the Salesian Family is invited.   In 1969, the Parish Priest at St Fergus invited the Salesian Sisters to the area, and in August of that year, three sisters began teaching at the school, living...

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Faith and Joy at our World Youth Day at Home

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Clare Lewis | 1 February 2019

Faith and Joy at our World Youth Day at …

  Fr Jakub, Chaplain of Savio Salesian College Bootle, writes about attending our home-grown celebrationWorld Youth Day at Panama was one of the most exciting events for the youth who wanted to explore their faith and connect with other like-minded people. Travel to another continent can be however a bit of a challenge because of various commitments at school and at home. But for those kinds of people, the Salesian Sisters of the UK prepared something very special this year – “World Youth Day at Home”. Together with a group of students from Savio Salesian College we decided to take part...

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