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Battersea community joins prayer vigil for those lost to COVID

Battersea community joins prayer vigil for those lost to COVID

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 19:04

On the evening of the 23rd of March, the Battersea Salesian Community gathered, in common with people across the nation, to remember the 126,000 deaths from Covid over the last year and the 2.73 million deaths worldwide in the same year. Even yesterday, London lost another 96 people through COVID.

The community gathered to pause and sing a hymn of trust in God before returning to their studies in the... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, COVID-19, Homepage, Salesian Communities, Salesians of Don Bosco

Finding signs of hope and joy in our neighbourhoods

Finding signs of hope and joy in our neighbourhoods

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 17:07

Right now, we're all in need of a smile, and the hope and joy that nature brings us in spring.

The 'Battersea fox' was snapped this week by Bursar, Chee Yan Shek, snoozing happily on the community's garden table in the (admittedly rare) sunshine.

As we move into Lent, even in urban areas, we can look for signs of spring and new life around us, and, like the fox, find opportunities to enjoy the world... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, Homepage, Lent, Salesian Communities, Salesians of Don Bosco