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The Preventive System and Child Rights: More than a Tool for Working with Children with Behavioral Difficulties

The Preventive System and Child Rights: More Than a Tool for Working with Children with Behavioral Difficulties

by Jose Kuttianimattathil, SDB Abstract: Fr. Jose Kuttianimattathil, another Salesian from the Bangalore Salesian Province, is our final contributor in this issue of the Journal. The author presents the Preventive System of Don Bosco as an efficient and effective way to promote child rights and for working with children who manifest behavioral difficulties. Fr. Kuttianimattathil expounds […]

The Salesian Brother’s Spiritual Identity: A Lay Consecrated Youth Minister

The Salesian Brother's Spiritual Identity: A Lay Consecrated Youth Minister

by Br. John M. Rasor, SDB   Subjects: Writings from the Founding Period Names Don Bosco’s Constitutions The 3rd and 4th General Chapters The Coadjutors The Constitutions and General Chapters on Formation Identity in Today’s Rules Summary of the Renewal Process The Special General Chapter and World Congress of Salesian Brothers General Chapter 21 Fr. […]

Chastity in Salesian Constitutions

Chastity in Salesian Constitutions

by Joseph Boenzi, SDB   Subjects: Renewing the Salesian Constitutions Updating: Trends and Time-Lines The Call of Vatican II Experimentation, Crisis, Bewilderment New Confidence and New Constitutions Chastity and Renewal Analysis of Salesian Texts on Chastity Tradition and Chastity in the Constitutions of 1966 Chastity treated as “Vow” Chastity in the 1972 Constitutions Closing Reflections […]

The Bosco-Gastaldi Conflict (1872-82) – Part 1

The Bosco Gastaldi Conflict (1872 82) Part I

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: General Introduction Nature and Serious Character of the Conflict Length and Complexity of the Conflict Method Employed in the Present Study SECTION ONE: LAWRENCE GASTALDI-A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Introduction Lawrence Gastaldi’s Early Life to His Appointment as Bishop of Saluzzo (1815-1867) Family, Education, and Priesthood Rosmini’s Institute of Charity and […]