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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 […]

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 […]

An Introduction to Don Rua’s Letters to England

An Introduction to Don Rua's Letters to England

by John Dickson, SDB   Subjects: The Writer Don Rua’s Correspondents in England Don Rua’s Style of Pastoral Care Don Rua’s Style of Governance and Obedience Don Rua and Poverty, Finance and Property Don Rua’s Spirituality Conclusion

Paolo Albera’s Visits during Don Bosco’s Last Illness

Paolo Albera’s Visits during Don Bosco’s Last Illness

by Joseph Boenzi, SDB   Subjects: A short account of the life of Paolo Albera Paolo Albera and Don Bosco Appendix Paolo Albera’s description of his last visit with Don Bosco Description of the Document Historical Background Correspondence written by Paolo Albera to Marseille  

A Man for His Times: Father Peter Ricaldone as Rector Major

A Man for His Times Father Peter Ricaldone as Rector Major 1932 1951 Part I

by Michael Mendl, SDB Subjects: Part I: Career up to 1932 Youth (1870-1890) First Salesian Apostolate (1890-1901) Provincial in Spain (1901-1911) Councilor for Trade and Agricultural Schools (1911-1922) Prefect General (1922-1932) APPENDIX