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Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco’s Preventive System (1876-1884) (Part 2)

Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco's Preventive System (1876-1884) Part 2

by Rik Biesmans, SDB translated by Gaston De Neve, SDB Abstract: (The first part of this article is available HERE) In this second part, Fr. Biesmans starts by taking a look at the two aspects of prevention in Don Bosco’s educational system. The first is the protective aspect that depends entirely on the presence of […]

Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco’s Preventive System (1876-1884) (Part 1)

Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco's Preventive System (1876-1884) Part 1 – by Rik Biesmans, SDB

by Rik Biesmans, SDB translated by Gaston De Neve, SDB Abstract: In his article “Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco’s Preventive System (1876-1884),” Belgian Salesian Rik Biesmans offers insight into the consolidation of Don Bosco’s educational style, especially during the years 1876 through 1884.  The first part of a two-part study, the article centers on […]

Saint with a Human Face: Don Bosco in Father Giulio Barberis’ Original Chronicle

Saint with a Human Face: Don Bosco in Father Giulio Barberis Original Chronicle

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB     Subjects: Introduction Chroniclers and Chronicles – Documentation Gathered by Early Salesians Who Were Witnesses of Don Bosco’s Words and Actions “Historical Committees” and Periods of Recording Activity First Period of Concerted Recording Activity: The Ruffino-Bonetti Period The Formation of a Committee Ruffino and His Chronicles Bonetti and His […]

Key-Concepts, Concerns and Fears of a Founder-Don Bosco in His Declining Years, Part 2

Key Concepts Concerns and Fears of a Founder: Don Bosco in his Declining Years Part 2

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: Introduction and Description of Archival Source Material The Minutes of the Superior Chapter from 1875 to 1888 Father Giulio Barberis’ Minutes of Meetings of the Superior Chapter Father Giovanni Battista Lemoyne’s Minutes of the Meetings of the Superior Chapter Minutes of the Alassio General Conference and of General Chapters […]

Key-Concepts, Concerns and Fears of a Founder-Don Bosco in his Declining Years

Key Concepts Concerns and Fears of a Founder Don Bosco in his Declining Years

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB   Subjects: Introduction Part I. Review and Description of the Documents I. The Minutes of the Superior Chapter from 1875 to 1888         1. Father Giulio Barberis’ Minutes of Meetings of the Superior Chapter        2. Father Giovanni Battista Lemoyne’s Minutes of the Meetings of […]

Key-Concepts, Concerns and Fears of a Founder-Don Bosco in his Declining Years

Key Concepts Concerns and Fears of a Founder Don Bosco in his Declining Years

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB   Subjects: Introduction Part I. Review and Description of the Documents I. The Minutes of the Superior Chapter from 1875 to 1888         1. Father Giulio Barberis’ Minutes of Meetings of the Superior Chapter        2. Father Giovanni Battista Lemoyne’s Minutes of the Meetings of […]