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May is traditionally dedicated to honouring and seeking the intercession of Mary as the Mother of God and Mother of the Church. For Mary's month, click on 'Mary' in genres to see our selection of books, medallions and prayers.

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Novena to Mary, Help of Christians

Novena to Mary, Help of Christians

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2024 01:15

In preparation for the Solemnity of Mary Help of Christians, celebrated on 24 May 2024, the Salesian Family is united in the prayer of the World Novena, from 15 to 23 May 2024. There will be a series of accompanying videos which we will share as they become available.

Day 1 - 15 May

Day 2 - 16 May

Day 3 - 17 May

Day 4 - 18 May

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Tags: Homepage, Salesian Saints, Salesian Sisters, Salesians of Don Bosco

Reflection - Feast of St Mary Mazzarello

Reflection - Feast of St Mary Mazzarello

Posted: Thu, 9 May 2024 10:02

To be cheerful we must go ahead in simplicity, not looking for satisfaction, either from people or from the things of this world. Think only of doing your duty well for the love of Jesus and don't think of anything else. If you are humble, you will have confidence in Him. He will do the rest.

(St. Mary Mazzarello in a letter to Sr. Giuseppina-Directress of Postulants, 1879)

May is a great month for... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Saints, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Spirituality, Salesians of Don Bosco

Salesian Schools Update

Salesian Schools Update

Posted: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 14:02

Students across the country are preparing for their exams. In Years 10,11,12 and 13, these are exams that will count towards their GCSEs and A-Levels.

But there is a lot more going on in a school than just preparing for exams.

In Battersea, students have been raising money for CAFOD they've been doing various fundraising activities and taking part in the Big Lent Walk raising over £1500.

Over in... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Schools, Salesian Sisters, Salesians of Don Bosco

Youth Ministry Team visit to Turin

Youth Ministry Team visit to Turin

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2024 14:38

From Monday 1st – Saturday 6th April, the youth ministry team of Salesians and Salesian Sisters went to Turin to visit the important places of St John Bosco, St Mary Mazzarello, and St Dominic Savio.

Their visit began by visiting the birthplace of St Dominic Savio, San Giovanni di Riva, on the 2nd, which also happened to be the birthday of St Dominic Savio. To celebrate the occasion, the team... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Pilgrimage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

Youth Ministry Training Session - March 2024

Youth Ministry Training Session - March 2024

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 11:29

Over the weekend of 15-17th March 2024, Salesians in formation along with two new Salesian Sisters who are in the GBR as missionaries, gathered at Savio House for a Youth Ministry training session on the theme "Salesian Oratory-Youth Centre." The weekend was filled with the spirit of our Salesian Mission and allowed the brothers to be renewed in the spirit and rekindle their passion for the Salesian... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco, Savio House, Vocation

Salesian Forum 2024

Salesian Forum 2024

Posted: Fri, 8 Mar 2024 09:47

Every two years, the Salesians hold a forum for all members of the Salesian Family.
This year's Salesian Forum will take place from the 20th-23rd August in Bled, Slovenia.

The theme of this forum is 'A Second Chance' and its relationship with the Salesian Preventive System.
If you are interested in going then read the attachment below, then visit the Registration Page

Tags: Homepage, Salesian Family, Salesian Sisters, Salesians of Don Bosco

An MOT for your Soul

An MOT for your Soul

Posted: Mon, 4 Mar 2024 09:17

On Saturday 2nd March, 34 participants gathered at Salesian House in Battersea to conduct an MOT on their souls!
The day was led by a mixed Salesian and ecumenical team working in Battersea. The participants considered their body works and how God speaks though our bodies. They looked at their blind spots, their sense of direction, the strength of their soul, and the energy they bring to life. All... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, Discernment, Homepage, Salesian Cooperators, Salesian Missions, Salesian Sisters, Salesians of Don Bosco, Vocation

Salesian Sisters Prayer Weekend

Salesian Sisters Prayer Weekend

Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2024 09:14

Recently, the Salesian Sisters hosted a prayer weekend at their Provincial house in Blundellsands. Ffion Thomas was one of the attendees and here is her account of the weekend:

A couple of weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a weekend in community with the sisters in Liverpool. After going to World Youth Day last summer, it was an opportunity to come together in prayer—not only... Read More »

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

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2024 14:43

Saturday 10th February 2024 saw the celebration of Lunar New Year.

Our Salesian community at Savio House, with Fr Joe Tran, and Salesian Sisters community in Cowley, Oxford, with Sr Nhung and Sr Xuandan, celebrated the new year with the tradition of exchanging red envelopes.
The red envelopes typically contain money and are exchanged between family members for special occasions such as weddings, and... Read More »

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

Salesian Sisters' Oratory Launch

Salesian Sisters' Oratory Launch

Posted: Wed, 7 Feb 2024 14:33

On Monday 5th February, the Salesian Sisters launched their new Oratory in Easterhouse, Glasgow.

The first week has been a great success with the young people that came along each day, having fun playing games, sharing their musical skills, and chatting with Sr Gill, Sr Anne Frances and Sr Bernadette.

Every evening ends with a traditional Salesian Goodnight

Hopefully the oratory will grow, with the young... Read More »

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