News - April, 2020

Catch up on the news from around our Province

April, 2020

Don't miss our Online Youth Ministry Symposium!

Don't miss our Online Youth Ministry Symposium!

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 12:50

On Saturday 2 May, Salesian Youth Ministry is hosting an online Symposium for all of the Salesian Family.

This will be a fruitful day of youth ministry formation for everyone, with prayer, input from the Synod Fruits team and opportunities to discuss mental health and well-being, to find out more about the Salesian Cooperators, and talk about moving ministry online. The event will take place via Zoom... Read More »

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Supporting grieving young people during lockdown

Supporting grieving young people during lockdown

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 12:17

As our Education delegate, Fr David O'Malley SDB is aware of school communities that are dealing with deaths of family members, parents and associates. "The usual pattern of support is not possible at this time, especially since the experience of dying and also funerals is far more stark than normal," he writes, "It is not easy and the limitations of technology appear starkly here"

Fr David hopes everyone... Read More »

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Pray the 'Via Lucis' with Battersea Parishes

Pray the 'Via Lucis' with Battersea Parishes

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 11:19

Each weekend in Eastertide, the Battersea community is producing three short meditations on the Via Lucis, the way of light, published on their 'Parish Priest' Facebook profile.

The Via Lucis takes 14 stages in the story of the risen Jesus, ending at the feast of Pentecost, and traces how we deal with good news and recognise the presence of the risen Jesus in our own lives.

The 'More information' link... Read More »

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Salesian parish supports neighbours through Battersea's  Coronavirus Angels

Salesian parish supports neighbours through Battersea's Coronavirus Angels

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 13:01

Fr David O'Malley SDB has sent an update on the community project he and Sacred Heart parish are involved in to help local residents in these difficult times. Photos: Battersea Angels and AFC Wimbledon

Sacred Heart Parish, St Mary's Anglican Church and the Katherine Low Settlement have established a network of "Battersea Angels" who volunteer to help people during this lockdown period. Battersea is... Read More »

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