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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 Dreams of Don Bosco: An Introduction to Their Study

The Dreams of Don Bosco: an Introduction to Their Study

by Michael Mendl, SDB Subjects: A Saint’s Charism Sources for Our Knowledge of the Dreams The Biographical Memoirs: Value and Limitations Studying Don Bosco’s Dreams Purposes and Value of the Dreams Types of Dreams

The Convitto Ecclesiastico – “Where One Learnt to be a Priest”

The Convitto Ecclesiastico: Where One Learnt to Be a Priest

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: Introduction Historical Context: Trends in Theology and Ecclesiology The Jesuits and Their Activity The ‘Amicizie’ The Congregation of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary Projects for the Convitto The Convitto Established at St. Francis of Assisi Life and Spirit at the Convitto The Convitto’s Holy Patrons The Preamble: “Reasons” Chapter […]

ʺThe Most Wonderful Day of My Lifeʺ-The Sesquicentennial of Don

The Most Wonderful Day of My Life: the Sesquicentennial of Don Boscos Ordination Remembered

by Arthur J. Lenti, SDB Subjects: Introduction Part I: The Preparation The Seminary Framework and Highlights of the Seminary Period Part II: Priesthood The Spiritual Retreat, the Keepsake and the Nine Resolutions Margaret Bosco’s Presence Conclusion

Essay Review: Memoirs of the Oratory of Saint Francis de Sales From 1815 to 1855

Memoirs of the Oratory: the Autobiography of St John Bosco

Essay review of MEMOIRS OF THE ORATORY OF SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES FROM 1815 TO 1855: The Autobiography of Saint John Bosco, Translated by Daniel Lyons, SDB, With notes and commentary by Eugenio Ceria, SDB; Lawrence Castelvecchi, SDB; and Michael Mendl, SDB. New Rochelle, New York: Don Bosco Publications, 1989. reviewed by Arthur J. Lenti, […]