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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 »

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Prayer, Salesian Spirituality, Salesian Vocations, Salesians of Don Bosco

Lenten thoughts from Salesian Brothers - how well do we know Jesus?

Lenten thoughts from Salesian Brothers - how well do we know Jesus?

Posted: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 11:08

Br Martin Pushparaj SDB offers a thought for Lent in the latest of a series of videos produced by St John Bosco College, Battersea, and featuring our Salesian Brothers.

Br Martin reflects on the different relationships we have in our lives, from close family ties to the 'Hi ... Bye' encounters we have with those we hardly know.

He says that Lent is a good time to ask which group Jesus comes into in our... Read More »

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Lent, Prayer, Salesian Schools, Salesian Spirituality, Salesian Vocations, Salesians of Don Bosco

Lenten thoughts from Salesian Brothers - a time of rediscovery

Lenten thoughts from Salesian Brothers - a time of rediscovery

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:24

In the latest Lenten video created by the Salesian Brothers for St John Bosco College Battersea, Deacon Joe SDB begins by reflecting on joy, as he recalls a visit back to Vietnam, where he rediscovered the joys of family and home.

He goes on to show us that Lent is a time of rediscovery, when we can rediscover Jesus, and through him, rediscover our relationship with God.

Deacon Joe offers some tips on... Read More »

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Lent, Prayer, Salesian Spirituality, Salesian vocations, Salesians of Don Bosco

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 »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Vocations, Salesian Youth Ministry

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 »

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

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!

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Vocations, Salesians of Don Bosco

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 »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Vocations, Salesians of Don Bosco

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 »

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