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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 | 25 March 2020

The Annunciation of the Lord

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As we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation, we remember that Mary's "Yes" brought Jesus into human form; that he lived as one of us and understands all our suffering and anxiety; and that he remains with us always.

At 17:15 this evening, the Thornleigh Salesian Community will live-stream their Mass for the feast on our Province Facebook page.

Please join us then or visit the page later where you will still be able to see the Mass. Follow this link to our public page https://www.facebook.com/salesianlink/ or search...

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Salesian Youth Ministry GBR takes the Oratory online

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Clare Lewis | 24 March 2020

Salesian Youth Ministry GBR takes the Or…

  Salesian Youth Ministry is still operating during the current crisis (from home), and they are taking their work online to keep everyone working with the young connected in Salesian friendship.    If you are on Facebook, you can 'like' their @symonlineoratory page and join in. Here's the page link: https://www.facebook.com/symonlineoratory/. We will be sharing as much as we can on our website here too, for non-Facebookers.

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