Celebrating the Vocation of the Religious Brother 2: Bro. Joseph Rossi, SDB

15 Feb 2018

by Amy Marinaro Joseph Rossi first met Don Bosco in 1859 at the age of 24. After feeling a great connection to Don Bosco and his work, in February of the next year he became the first youth to apply to join the Salesian Society after its founding in December
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2018 Lenten Message of His Holiness Pope Francis

15 Feb 2018

“Because of the increase of iniquity, the love of many will grow cold” (Mt 24:12) Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near!  In our preparation for Easter, God in his providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of
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Celebrating the Vocation of the Religious Brother 1

08 Feb 2018

Celebrating the Vocation of the Religious Brother by Amy Marinaro             During the three months between the World Day for Consecrated Life (February 2) and the memorial of St. Joseph the Worker (May 1), which is also National Religious Brothers Day, a Salesian brother will be highlighted in Salesian News
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Message of the Rector Major: JESUS IN THE ARMS OF THE HUMBLE AND THE POOR

08 Feb 2018

by Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, SDB Jesus continues to save humanity through our work, our self-giving, our good will. He continues to point out the road to us lest we lose our bearings and our way, and we always assist those who are growing weary, the humblest, the poorest, the
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Salesian Saints of February: Blessed Eusebia Palomino

07 Feb 2018

Blessed Eusebia Palomino (1899-1935) Optional Memorial February 9 www.sdb.org Girlhood in Salamanca Eusebia Palomino Yenes was born in Cantalpino in the province of Salamanca in western Spain on December 15, 1899. Augustine Palomino’s family was very poor materially but rich in faith. At certain times of the year Eusebia and
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Salesian Saints of February: Blessed Pope Pius IX (1792-1878)

31 Jan 2018

Optional Memorial February 7 www.sdb.org Student and missionary Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti was the ninth child of Count Girolamo and Caterina Sollazzi. He was born in Senigallia on May 13, 1792. Between 1803 and 1808 he was a pupil at the boarding school for nobility in Volterra. Wanting to become a
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Salesian Parishioners and Past Pupils Make Mission Trip to Nicaragua

25 Jan 2018

by Fr. Manny Gallo, SDB Fifteen volunteers from St. John Bosco Parish in Port Chester, N.Y., and other Salesian presences flew with Fr. Manny Gallo to Nicaragua on December 27 and did service projects and Gospel reflection there until January 5. The 15 volunteers visited the Salesian schools in Granada
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“Whatever you do to the least of your brothers and sisters, you do to Me” (Matthew 25:40, 45)

20 Jan 2018

“Migrants and refugees don’t represent just a problem to be solved, but are brothers and sisters to be welcomed, respected and loved.” Pope Francis By Fr. Thomas Brennan    On Sunday, January 14, 2018, Pope Francis celebrated the Sunday morning Mass St. Peter’s to mark the church’s 104th World Day
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“Whatever you do to the least of your brothers and sisters, you do to Me” (Matthew 25:40, 45)

17 Jan 2018

BY FR. THOMAS BRENNAN “Migrants and refugees don’t represent just a problem to be solved, but are brothers and sisters to be welcomed, respected and loved.” Pope Francis On Sunday, January 14, 2018, Pope Francis celebrated the Sunday morning Mass St. Peter’s to mark the church’s 104th World Day of
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RM: Don Bosco taught us that God wants us always to be happy

11 Jan 2018

THE MESSAGE OF THE RECTOR MAJOR   It is most certain that Don Bosco is alive today, alive in so many different realities where thousands and thousands of people carry his dream forward, in the name of Jesus. And he is still alive because he continues to be their inspiration.
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