tagged "Salesian Saints"
Thu, 21 Jan 2021
Join the Salesian Family as we pray a new novena to prepare for the feast of our founder, St John Bosco, on 31 January. The reflections, prayers and activities take us through the nine days leading up to the feast, beginning on Friday 22 January.
The novena was created for 2021 by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB, and it includes a couple of simple colouring pages for the children in your life.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020
An account of Don Bosco's early life and his path to fulfilling the vocation he felt from an early age. Part of the Salesian Footprints series of resources introducing Salesian history and spirrituality.
Sun, 05 Apr 2020
A reflection on the life and letters of St Mary Mazzarello, to guide us through the strange times we face i n Holy Week, 2020, with scripture reading and prayer,
Mon, 16 Mar 2020
In 1858 Pope Pius IX asked Don Bosco to write about his life and work. Don Bosco was slow to respond, out of humility or perhaps sheer lack of time, but after a more explicit command in 1867 he started the 'Memoirs of the Oratory'. The book gives a fascinating insight into Don Bosco's thought and has been the basis of much further study.
The published English edition, with introduction and footnotes, is out of print, but you can download it as a pdf here.