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Salesian Evangelization: At the Threshold of the Bicentennial of Don Bosco’s Birth (Part 1)

Salesian Evangelization: At the Threshold of the Bicentennial of Don Bosco's Birth (Part 1) – by John Roche, SDB

by John Roche, SDB   Abstract: In his Apostolic letter Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis boldly proclaimed, “The Church will have to initiate everyone—priests, religious, and laity—into this art of accompaniment which teaches us to remove our sandals before the sacred ground of the other” (169). In a world bombarded with new technologies, and undergoing myriad […]

Contemporary Spirituality of the Salesian Family

Contemporary Spirituality of the Salesian Family

by Francis Desramaut, SDB     Subjects: Introduction: Don Bosco’s “Simple” Spirituality and the Spirituality of the Salesian Family Starting Points What Is Spirituality? Spirituality and Spirit Religious Spirituality – Subjective and Objective Spirituality in a Christian Context Salesian Spirituality – Initial General Description Salesian Spirituality – A Fluid Reality Evolving Character of the Spirituality […]

Salesian Imaging of God’s Love without Equal

Salesian Imaging of God's Love without Equal

by Eunan McDonnell, SDB Subjects: Francis de Sales’ Use of Imagery A Love that Draws Draw Us to the Odor of Your Perfumes The Breath of God that Inspires A Fatherly-Motherly Love A Fatherly Love A Motherly Love Christ Our Mother The Heart of Love The Human Heart The Divine Heart The Crucified Heart Summary

Tough Love is Not the Answer—Don Bosco’s Views on Punishment

Tough Love is Not the Answer: Don Bosco’s Views on Punishment

by Michael Ribotta, SDB   Subjects: Introduction The Way Things Were Ii Sistema Preventivo Nella Educazione Della Gioventu, Document Excerpt If Punish You Must… Punish Only As a Last Resort The Right Place and the Right Time Let Every Punishment Carry a Clear Message The Culprit Must Be Assured that the Educator does not carry […]