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Brs Joe and Greg SDB to be ordained priests

Brs Joe and Greg SDB to be ordained priests

Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 14:02

Our Salesian Family has an occasion of great joy to look forward to on Saturday 26 June 2021, in the priestly ordination of Rev Joseph Tran SDB and Rev Gregory Echegwo SDB (pictured above at their ordination to the diaconate).

The two ordinands introduce themselves and outline a little of their journey below:

Joe

My name is Joseph Tran, Salesian of Don Bosco. I'm originally from Vietnam.

In 2008, I took... Read More »

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Brothers in formation hear about Pope Francis' approach to worldwide discernment

Brothers in formation hear about Pope Francis' approach to worldwide discernment

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 16:28

Christopher Lamb is a well known Catholic journalist and the Tablet's correspondent in Rome. He is a member of Sacred Heart Parish and agreed to come and speak to the Salesian students in Battersea at one of their weekly formation events in June.

He spoke about the concern of Pope Francis for synodality, and introduced the background to a worldwide exploration of a more collaborative way of working... Read More »

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Br Martin SDB makes his Perpetual Profession

Br Martin SDB makes his Perpetual Profession

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 13:56

The evening of May 6th, the feast of St Dominic Savio, was the occasion for Brother Martin Paul SDB to make his perpetual vows as a Salesian. This is the culmination of over six years of work, prayer, discernment and study alongside his Salesian brothers. Fr Gerry Briody received his commitment and said that the simplicity of the early church community was reflected in the vows that Martin would be... Read More »

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Province Study Day explored Youth and Vocations Ministry

Province Study Day explored Youth and Vocations Ministry

Posted: Tue, 11 May 2021 11:11

On Saturday 8th May, the SDB Province held a Study Day with Fr Rossano Sala SDB, who was one of the two Secretaries during the Papal Synod on Young People, and was involved in preparing the original discussion document which culminated in 'Christus Vivit'.

Joining by Zoom from Rome, Fr Rossano presented two sessions on his paper, 'Youth Ministry after the Youth Synod - Ten points of no return in pandemic... Read More »

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Called to be ‘Good shepherds’ - Vocations Sunday

Called to be ‘Good shepherds’ - Vocations Sunday

Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:03

Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB offers a Salesian take on the Gospel for 4th Sunday of Easter (John 10: 11-18), Vocations Sunday. Photo: The Salesian Missionary Cross (Fr Gerry)

For us Salesians, the notion of the 'Good Shepherd' is so important as it reflects the real care that members of the Salesian family should have for young people. The Good Shepherd is not like the simple steward, who at the slightest... Read More »

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