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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 […]

Aesthetics in Don Bosco’s Educational System (1876-1884)

Aesthetics in Don Bosco's Educational System

by Rik Biesmans, SDB   Subjects: Continuity in the Care for the Appropriate Celebration of Feast Days A Large Number of Feast Days The Strong Religious Character of the Preparation and Celebration of Such Feast Days Highlighting the Religious Aspect Maximum Sacramental Participation Liturgical Celebrations Secular Aspects of Feast Days Feast Day Meals Sports, Games […]

The Founding and Early Expansion of the Salesian Work in the San Francisco Area from Archival Documents – Part 2: Early Expansion (1897-1910)

The Founding and Early Expansion of the Salesian Work in the San Francisco Area from Archival Documents Part 2: Early Expansion 1897 to 1910

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: Introduction Preliminary Comment: The Salesian Province of St. Philip the Apostle for North America The Church of Corpus Christi at the “Mission Street Gardens” Founding of Corpus Christi Church Corpus Christi Church and the Rua-Cassini Correspondence St. Joseph Portuguese Church, Oakland, CA Historical Notice on Portuguese Immigrants and on […]

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 […]

The Bosco-Gastaldi Conflict (1872-1882), Part 2

The Bosco Gastaldi Conflict Part II

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: Introduction: Establishing a Framework Part I. The Bosco-Gastaldi Conflict from the Approval of the Salesian Constitutions to Archbishop Fissore’s Failed Mediation (May 1874 – February 1875) Recalling the Issues in Context Initial Action by the Protagonists: Renewed Recourse To Rome The Planned Spiritual Retreat for School Teachers An Incident […]