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Cardinal welcomes return of collective worship from 4 July

Cardinal welcomes return of collective worship from 4 July

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 18:10

Responding to the Prime Minister's statement on 23 June announcing that collective Worship can resume from 4 July, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops' Conference of England & Wales said in a statement:

I welcome the statement by the Prime Minister earlier today, that places of worship are now able to resume collective acts of worship from 4 July. This is welcome news for members... Read More »

Tags: COVID-19, Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

'Jesus is the real thing!'

'Jesus is the real thing!'

Posted: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 10:32

In this week's Salesian Sundays video, Sr Ella Flynn FMA talks about Corpus Christi, our celebration of the body of Christ, and our faith in the real presence.

Follow the link below to watch the video on YouTube.

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Spirituality

Cardinal speaks about re-opening of churches for individual prayer

Cardinal speaks about re-opening of churches for individual prayer

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:31

In a podcast this week, Cardinal Vincent Nichols spoke from Westminster Cathedral on how re-opening churches safely for private prayer is an important first step as society begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Monday 15 June, churches can open for individual prayer, by following guidelines to prepare for reopening and to maintain safety standards in respect to virus transmission

The Cardinal... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesians of Don Bosco

Corpus Christi: We each bring something to the table of eucharist

Corpus Christi: We each bring something to the table of eucharist

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 11:19

Fr Gerry O'Shaunessy's reflection on the feast of Corpus Christi this Sunday

Another feast day, yet another virtual experience of the Eucharist. However, today is especially poignant as we celebrate the very gift of Jesus giving us himself - a gift to nourish and to share. 2020 will go down in our history as the time when we could not gather, as parish families, for much of Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week,... Read More »

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Reflection, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

Bishops stand in solidarity with sisters and brothers in the USA against evil of racism

Bishops stand in solidarity with sisters and brothers in the USA against evil of racism

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:57

On Wednesday, on behalf of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, Bishop Declan Lang, Lead Bishop for International Affairs, and Bishop Paul McAleenan (pictured), Lead Bishop for Racial Justice, issued the following statement expressing the Bishops' solidarity with sisters and brothers in the USA as they challenge the evil of racism and the brutal killing of George Floyd:

'We stand in solidarity... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

The Salesian Educational Approach as a personal spirituality

The Salesian Educational Approach as a personal spirituality

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 11:49

A new presentation by Fr David O'Malley SDB, sets out the concept of an inner Salesian spirituality, and is addressed especially to those who do not have a strong faith background:

The Salesians have always said that they have an educational philosophy that spells out how and why we work together in the task of education. What is less appreciated is that there is also an underlying personal spirituality... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Resources, Salesian Schools, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

What does it mean to ‘have devotion to Mary’?

What does it mean to ‘have devotion to Mary’?

Posted: Mon, 25 May 2020 01:43

As we celebrate the feast of Mary Help of Christians, (transferred from 24 May this year, which falls on a Sunday), Fr Tony Fernandes SDB relects on the devotion to her that Don Bosco urged on us. (See the link below for details of the livestreamed Mass for the feast)


When we celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians, what comes to my mind is simply that Mary, who was the first help to Jesus during... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Spirituality, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

Celebrating St Mary Mazzarello

Celebrating St Mary Mazzarello

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 21:24

On the afternoon of the Feast of St Mary Mazzarello, many of the Salesian Family gathered in their homes to watch a film of the life of our co-founder, (see below) and Masses were live-streamed from the SDB communities in Bolton and Chertsey. Sr Pat Devine FMA led a Zoom evening session, hosted by Salesian Youth Ministry and attended by Cooperators, members of the Youth Ministry Team, Salesian staff... Read More »

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Staff at SJBA pass on a message of hope

Staff at SJBA pass on a message of hope

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 15:18

The staff of St John Bosco Arts College, including Sisters from our Croxteth community, found a very entertaining way to pass on a message of hope to their school community, in a video (below) released on the Feast of St Mary Mazzarello. We hope you enjoy the video, and remember its very important message.

The school has also begun a page on its website to celebrate and thank former students who have... Read More »

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Salesian Sundays with Sr Ella

Salesian Sundays with Sr Ella

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 18:00

For a few months, we've been sharing videos on Facebook, with Sr Ella Flynn FMA reflecting on the Sunday Gospel. Those videos are now on a playlist on our YouTube channel, where you can watch all of the collection so far, and see the 'Salesian Sundays' videos we post in future. The link to the full playlist is in 'More information' below.

Spend a few moments in Sr Ella's company, and gain some prayerful... Read More »

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Salesian Sisters