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RE Teachers learn about Salesians of Auschwitz

RE Teachers learn about Salesians of Auschwitz

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 11:50

Dr Alasdair Richardson spoke about his new book 'The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz' at the first of a short series of webinars hosted by Hampshire Inspection & Advisory Service this week. The theme of the series is 'Holocaust & Genocide: Issues for Religious Education', and the attendees included RE teachers and advisors from around the region.

Alasdair spoke about his research and how teachers... Read More »

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The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz

The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:33

Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB introduces 'The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz', the new book by Holocaust education expert, Dr Alasdair Richardson, published this week by Don Bosco Publications, setting it in the context of the Salesian presence in Poland. The book is available from our online bookshop (link at the end of the article).

Dr Alasdair Richardson's 'The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz' is a challenging... Read More »

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the birthday of the Salesians

Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the birthday of the Salesians

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:01

Happy 179th Birthday to all in the Salesian family!

Our tradition has it that our great Salesian family was 'born' on this day, 8th December in 1841. According to the story that most of us are familiar with, Don Bosco was preparing to celebrate the feast-day mass of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in the Church of St Francis of Assisi. He had been ordained to the priesthood only four months previously... Read More »

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New book on the Salesians of Auschwitz in final stages of preparation

New book on the Salesians of Auschwitz in final stages of preparation

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:56

'The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz,' a new book by Dr Alasdair Richardson, is in its final stages of production and will be published by Don Bosco Publications in January 2021. The book will be available to buy from our online bookshop following its launch, costing £12 +p&p, and orders can also be placed by email, post or phone.

January has been chosen for publication to mark Holocaust Memorial... Read More »

Tags: Books, Homepage, Salesian History, Salesian Saints, Salesians of Don Bosco