Tags: Salesian Saints
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:23
On the feast of St Joseph (19 March) students at our St John Bosco College, Battersea (SJBC) spent some time thinking about the elderly and specifically those living in care homes. They decided to make Mother's Day cards which will be delivered to the sisters and residents of the Hospitalier Sisters at Roland Gardens.
In the midst of personal concern during these unprecedented days, our Year 7 and 8... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 18:00
We wish all of the Salesian Family a joyful Feast of St John Bosco!
Don Bosco, pray for us as we continue to help the young to be happy and thrive, following your example.
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:29
At his ordination, Don Bosco resolved to be guided by the "charity and sweetness of St Francis de Sales". When he founded our congregation, he chose this gentle saint as its patron, naming it the Society of St Francis de Sales - the Salesians. We celebrate the feast of this inspiring saint on 24th January.
St Francis (August 21, 1567 - December 28, 1622) followed the early church in believing that we... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:15
As we lead up to the feast of our founder on 31st January, Fr David O'Malley SDB reflects on the influences that shaped Don Bosco's vocation to work with the young, and the endeavours of his fellow Salesians.
Don Bosco worked magic. He could walk a tightrope, make things appear, juggle, do card tricks and entertain young people with stories and skills that would amaze them. He learnt these skills in... Read More »