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Chaplain Fr Jakub SDB accompanied students from Savio Salesian College on a special pilgrimage last week


Among other things, my hope is always that Chaplaincy provides an opportunity for the young people to meet with Don Bosco. In the course of the year pupils make dramas based on his life, draw pictures, learn Salesian songs. But there's nothing quite like experiencing the very places were Don Bosco lived and where our Salesian story began. That's why last week we've prepared something very special for a group of Y11s from our chaplaincy group - a pilgrimage to Turin.

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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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Cowley Salesian Cooperators have arranged a pilgrimage to Italy, from 9th - 19th July 2018, where they will visit the Salesians in Rimini, Casa Terme San Marco Salesiani in Padua, and Casa Madre Salesiani, Valdocco Turin

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Friday, 14 July 2017 13:43

Savio Salesian College in Lourdes



Pupils and staff from Savio Salesian College, Bootle, are having an amazing expereince in Lourdes this week. The trip is an eagerly anticipated feature of the school's life, and pupils have been hard at work fundraising for many months.


In true Salesian style, the trip combines a pilgrimage and a holiday for the young people, with moving visits to the Shrine and churches, along with opportunities to relax, have fun and visit local attractions.

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Last weekend, Savio Salesian College Bootle held a charity night to raise funds for their Lourdes Pilgrimage.

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Friday, 06 January 2017 16:30

Savio Salesian College singing for Lourdes


On the last Sunday of the Christmas term, the Lourdes Group at Savio Salesian College, Bootle, undertook a Charity Sing-a-Long at Sainsbury's Rice Lane, Liverpool to support the college's annual pilgrimage to Lourdes.


Thirty seven pupils and five staff, with the support of Mr Bennett's 60's Band 'GENEVIVE' entertained staff and costumers with Christmas hits and carols. The pupils represented the school impressively, and raised over £660! This brings the total amount raised for Lourdes since September to £2200, which is nearly half way to their goal of £5000 which will be used to fund the pilgrimage.






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Tuesday, 04 February 2014 10:15

UK Bi-Centenary Pilgrimage - Turin 2014


In the year of Don Bosco’s Bi-Centenary there will be celebrations in Turin from Aug 2014 – Aug 2015 for people to visit from all over the world. We, from Britain, will be celebrating together on 23rd and 24th August 2014 at Don Bosco’s place of birth.

Youth Ministry and SDB’s in initial formation are invited to join together for a 3 day programme: 

- Pilgrimage Friday 22nd Aug until Tues 26th Aug 

- Flights London-Turin 

- Transport around Turin 

- B & B in simple accommodation (single supplement may apply) 


Saturday and Sunday will follow the UK Province pilgrimage programme 

Monday will be a day of leisure/sightseeing programme.

To find more about what's been happening so far for the Bi-Centenary click here 

Published in Salesian News
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 00:00

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To Be Honest…

What do the people in our Province think about The Pilgrimage?

A Journey around the UK!

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Published in Don Bosco Relics
Thursday, 17 October 2013 18:47

About Don Bosco Relics

Around the World - The Pilgrimage

The Relic Pilgrimage of Don Bosco to Great Britain is a significant event in the life of our Church. It is part of a world-wide pilgrimage building up to the 200th anniversary of Don Bosco’s birth in 2015. The Pilgrimage began on January 31st 2009 and as this event moves around the world it is raising awareness of Don Bosco’s spirituality and the importance of young people in the Church.

Published in Don Bosco Relics
Thursday, 17 October 2013 18:47

Pilgrimage Correspondents


Want to know what it was like to be on the road with the Pilgrimage Team and Don Bosco? These three lovely people volunteered to keep a blog of each day on the road, offering a candid, honest and insightful view into The Pilgrimage of the Relics of Don Bosco. Click on their faces below to open their blogs.

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