Salesian Books are Now Available! | Salesians of Don Bosco

Select Language​▼ Salesian Books are Now Available! Salesian books can now conveniently be purchased through the Salesian Missions website. Once there, go to “Gift Catalog,” then “Salesian Family Books,” where you can find more than 70 titles on Don Bosco, the Preventive System, Salesian spirituality, and Salesian saints. For additional information, please contact dbbooks@salesianmissions.org. July 13, 2021 – 8:00am Categories: CYM – News, Eastern Province News Latest Posts Presentation of the Theme for Strenna 2022 “Do all through love, nothing through constraint.” Read more “Our Good Father” Let’s take this time to know and love “our Venerable Founder,” Don Bosco. Read more Source: Salesian Books are Now Available! | Salesians of Don...

Carlo Gastini, A poet of Valdocco (1833-1902)

Finally the biography of their Founder – Past Pupils By our own correspondent        Sacro Cuore, Rome, 4 July 2021 — Who is the founder of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco? Of course, Don Bosco himself! – the answer we often hear from the Salesians The figure of the humble ‘poet of Valdocco’ Carlo Gastini has not been well known until very recent times. Thanks to the 150th anniversary project of the DB Past Pupils World Confederation we are able for the first time to read the results of research in a biography of their Founder – Mr Carlo Gastini (1833-1902).        With the recently published book ‘Carlo Gastini – Il poeta di Valdocco’ (Poet of Valdocco, ed. CCS – Madrid 2020) the largest group of the Salesian Family finally receives a long awaited biography of their own founder. Carlo Gastini (1833-1902) was among the first Oratory boys at Valdocco since 1847 until the end of his life. This 150 page publication is the result of lengthy research by Mr Sergio Rodriguez Lopez-Roy (Barcelona, * 1970) – a current Councilor of the World Confederation of Don Bosco Past Pupils.        Some 50 million...

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The Priest of the Gallows: The Life of St Joseph Cafasso

23 June 2021 St Joseph Cafasso was called the ‘priest of the gallows’ because he converted so many criminals on death row, often accompanying them to their execution. This short biography is told in two panegyrics by St John Bosco himself, and translated by Rev Patrick O’Connell, BD Don Bosco Publications, 102 pages Further information Source: The Priest of the Gallows: The Life of St Joseph...