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Sr Gill to talk about religious life in YouTube interview

Sr Gill to talk about religious life in YouTube interview

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:58

Sr Gill McCambridge FMA will be the guest on Shrewsbury Youth Ministry's Clergy Café talk show, this Wednesday 24 February, live on YouTube at 4pm.

In the latest of a series of interviews with members of religious orders, Sr Gill will talk to Sandy Fairley, Director of Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team, about her vocation and her own experience of Salesian religious life.

Sr Gill is a member of the... Read More »

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Br Steven on Salesians, vocation and mission

Br Steven on Salesians, vocation and mission

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 17:42

Our own Br Steven Lloyd SDB was the guest on the first video in the new series of Clergy Café, broadcast live on YouTube each Wednesday evening by Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team (SYMT).

Br Ste talked to Sandy Fairley, Director of SYMT, about the Salesian mission and charism, his own vocation and the impact experiences such as his gap year at Savio House and being part of the Relics Pilgrimage... Read More »

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Happy 80th Birthday, Fr Tom!

Happy 80th Birthday, Fr Tom!

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 09:24

The Salesian community in Battersea held a special celebration just before Christmas to mark the 80th birthday of their Rector, Fr Tom Williams SDB.

His community finds Fr Tom's faith, love, paternal care and goodness an inspiration to them every day.

Ad multos annos!

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Meet Br Stephen SDB

Meet Br Stephen SDB

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:25

Over the next few weeks, we'll be introducing you to three of our recently arrived young Brothers, This week, we'd like you to meet Br Stephen, from Ghana. He is part of the Chertsey community, where he is working at Salesian School. Welcome Br Stephen!

Each year, our Province welcomes Salesians in formation from other Provinces, who will carry out part of their practical experience, or who come here... Read More »

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Brs Joe and Greg to be ordained Deacons

Brs Joe and Greg to be ordained Deacons

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:14

At 11:30am this Saturday, 5 December 2020, Br Gregory Echegwo SDB and Br Joseph Tran SDB will be ordained as deacons in the chapel of Salesian House, Battersea, by Rt Rev Paul Hendricks, Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark.

The event will be livestreamed on the Battersea parishes Facebook page, and all of the Salesian Family is invited to attend (link below).

This is an occasion of great joy in our difficult... Read More »

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Introducing Br Wiktor SDB

Introducing Br Wiktor SDB

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:00

Please welcome Br Wiktor, from Poland, who is spending his first year of practical training as a Salesian of Don Bosco here with us in the GBR Province. Br Wiktor, from Poland, is assisting in the school chaplaincy at Savio Salesian College, Bootle.

Each year, our Province welcomes Salesians in formation from other Provinces, who will carry out part of their practical experience, or who come here to... Read More »

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Salesians from Brazil find fraternity during isolation at Battersea

Salesians from Brazil find fraternity during isolation at Battersea

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:03

Fr David O'Malley SDB introduces the story of two surprise guests in the Battersea community.

A couple of weeks ago, two Brazilian Salesian students, Deacon Rafael Gustavo S Lopes and Bro Danilo A Guedes, were travelling back to Rome for theology studies and had a Heathrow transfer. At that point, they were stopped by immigration and were not allowed to continue to Rome until they had isolated for 14... Read More »

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Confreres help new Brothers find opportunities in Lockdown

Confreres help new Brothers find opportunities in Lockdown

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 17:56

Br Steven Teye Mensah SDB and Br Augustine Alfred Unuakhe SDB (first photo above) arrived in the UK as the pandemic hit, and carefully-laid plans went up in the air, but their new confreres in Battersea helped them find opportunities in difficult times, to learn new skills, explore their new city, and welcome them to the community. As the start of the new academic year begins, Br Steven has moved to... Read More »

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