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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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Double Jubilee for Fr Charles

Double Jubilee for Fr Charles

Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:49

Last weekend, Fr Charles Garrick SDB, Manager of St Joseph's Bolton, celebrated 50 years of priesthood and 60 years of Salesian religious life, with the Thornleigh community . A special papal blessing arranged by his sister arrived from Rome in time for the occasion. Fr Bob Gardner SDB salutes a remarkable Salesian.

"Where have all those years gone?" said Fr Charles as he led the Salesian Community... Read More »

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Fr David celebrates 40 years of priesthood

Fr David celebrates 40 years of priesthood

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:57

At the end of June, Fr David O'Malley SDB, our Province Schools and Education delegate, celebrated 40 years of priesthood. Br Stephen Mensah SDB pays tribute to his embodiment of the Salesian charism.

The corona pandemic has eaten into the core of every aspect of our lives. It has transformed the celebration of social events, if not eradicated them. However, the gift of priesthood, the 40th Priestly... Read More »

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