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Don Bosco Bi-Centenary


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Pilgrim Experience - Battersea

The last of the current series of Activation visits began at the Church of the Sacred Heart on the first of Mary Help of Christians.

Over the weekend some 350 people started the Pilgrim Experience which will continue over the next few weeks.

The series will conclude in the Autumn in Liverpool.

Pilgrim Experience - Farnborough

Over 200 people were present for the Activation of the Pilgrim Experience at Farnborough.

Over the next two weeks, the Pilgrim Experience will be present with special sessions planned for the school along with a viewing of the Don Bosco film for the parish next weekend.

The activation will finish in Battersea after Easter.


Pilgrim Experience - Cowley

On the first glorious sunny weekend of the year, the Pilgrim Experience started in Cowley with nearly 350 hearing the Bi-Centenary introduction.

Fr Peter has planned a special Da Mihi Animas production on Wednesday to celebrate the visit.

The experience moves to Farnborough in two weeks.

Pilgrim Experience - Chertsey

This weekend saw the arrival of the Pilgrim Experience in Chertsey; with over 400 people hearing the Bi-Centenary introduction at various Masses, including a special Syro-Malabar Mass for the Indian community. 

There are great plans to make the Pilgrim Experience available to as many people as possible with sessions for the Co-operators and the Parish on Ash Wednesday.

Br Jarek will also provide sessions across the Salesian School over the next two weeks and the exhibition material will be available at a special school performance. 

Pilgrim Experience - Newent

A very successful weekend (7-10 February) has just taken place focused on the Parish cared for by Fr Aidan Murray SDB in Gloucester - with some 150 people experiencing 'The Encounter with Don Bosco' at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Mass centre in Blaisdon.

This was followed by a session for 80 Year 8 pupils at St Peter's RC High School - who have taken Don Bosco as their year group Saint this year.


Pilgrim Experience - Glasgow

In the region of 500 students and parishioners from Carntyne and Easterhouse, Glasgow were able to participate in the 'Pilgrim Experience' at the weekend  24-26 January,

The photographs show the experience in situ in St Benedicts Chapel before the start of the weekend Masses.


From Glasgow the Pilgrim Experience is heading to the Salesian Parish in Newent - the word is that the Team traveled 893 miles this weekend!!


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