Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:53
Rejoice in the Lord always (Phil 4:4)
My dear young people, joy is a central element in the life of a Christian.
My heartfelt greetings to each one of you, on the five continents: to you, young people of the "Salesian world" and to all the young people who will receive this message through you.
In article 17 of the Constitutions of the Salesians of Don Bosco - with the heading "Optimism and joy" - we... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 07:30
It's the feast of St John Bosco on 31 January, and as always, all the members of our Salesian Schools Network hold a Don Bosco Day celebration as close to the feast as possible. This year. that's today, and as things are just a little different in 2021, students and staff from the schools have gone on video from far and wide, to bring us all together in joy on this great day.
The video also includes... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 15:11
In this week's Catholic Teacher Article, Mike reflects on the gospel reading John 1:35-42.
My study at home has three icons on display.
First, The Trinity created by Russian painter Andrei Rublev in the 15th century.
Second, a painting of St John Bosco.
And finally, a painting of St Jean-Baptise de la Salle.
These sacred images ground me in the reality that the divine flow of the Trinity is the constant... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:37
The 4th Sunday of the Year is also the feast of our founder, St John Bosco. Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB brings out the parallels between Jesus the teacher in the Gospel of the day, and Don Bosco's approach to teaching the young. Image: Jesus the Teacher by Br Micky McGrath OSFS
In our Gospel today, we celebrate Jesus the teacher and, on this last day of January, we celebrate the gift to the Church of... Read More »