Tags: Salesian Youth Ministry
Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:21
Not all of us get the opportunity to visit our Salesian schools, so taking a virtual look around is one of the surprising benefits of the restrictions we're living under at the moment. Last week, Savio Salesian College Bootle released its Virtual Tour for prospective students and their families.
Digital visitors are welcomed at the main entrance by Headteacher, Mr Tony Costello, before being taken round... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 10:39
Recently, we've shared news of how the Salesian Sisters in Dagoretti Market, Nairobi, have been supporting local families during the COVID-19 crisis, helped by kind donors from our Province, but now, we'd like to tell you more about 'Mama Margaret's' one of the regular projects run by the Sisters, and its UK origins.
Mama Margaret's provides work and skills development to local women, who make handcrafted... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:07
Fr David O'Malley SDB, Salesian Schools Coordinator for our Province, has recently produced two sets of resources, one to give parents further insights into Don Bosco's approach to young people, and the other to guide form tutors in leading prayer.
'Growing Together' is a downloadable pdf aimed primarily at families who are new to a Salesian school. It outlines the integration of Home, School, Playground... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:43
Over the past year, Dr Alasdair Richardson, a specialist in Holocaust Education, has been researching the lives of the 22 Salesian priests who were sent to Auschwitz during the Second World War, for a new book to be published in January 2021 by Don Bosco Publications.
Alasdair, Senior Lecturer at the University of Winchester's Institute of Education, has many years of experience in Religious Education,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:34
Don Bosco Green Alliance is an international collective of young people from the Salesian Family institutions, who contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy. Read about their Laudato Si' Year Campaign, 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew', and see if your branch of the Salesian Family could join them.
The Covid-19 Pandemic literally brought the world to a standstill! Locked down in our homes... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 15:50
The beatification of Carlo Acutis will take place on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 4:00pm in the Upper Basililca of San Francesco in Assisi.
Carlo was born in London in 1991 to Italian parents who moved back to Milan with him when he was very young. He developed leukemia and died on 12 October 2006, at the age of 15. Despite his own suffering, Carlo did all he could to help the people he saw around... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 11:03
In this week's Catholic Teacher Article, Mike explores the spiritual symbolism of a simple chalk stain.
Twenty-three years ago, I started my first teaching practice. Dressed in my graduation suit, I proudly walked down the drive of St Peter's Catholic High School, Orrell, near Wigan, briefcase in hand; the journey had begun. One of my abiding memories of that time is spending my breaks and lunchtimes... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:00
We'd like to introduce you to Br Zvonimir, from Croatia. He is studying Theology at St Mary's University, and is part of the Salesian Community in Battersea.
Like Br Zvone, Salesians in formation enrich and broaden their experience and further explore their vocations by visiting other Provinces for part of their practical training and theological studies. As Christians, we believe that each of is called... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:03
Don Bosco Green Alliance, the international Salesian movement of young people seeking positive action to protect our global environment, is hosting an online TEDx event on 11 October 2020 at 10:30am UK time (3pm IST) as part of the global 'Countdown' initiative being launched on 10 October.
'Countdown' aims to promote and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action, to create... Read More »