That is part of the well known talk which Don Bosco gave to his boys when they were forced to move from place to place for their Sunday gatherings. That became known as the wandering oratory. This is the story of another transplanting, another wandering.
It is the story of the long, hard struggle of the early Salesians in the United States to found a permanent house for the training of young Salesians.
- Disaster Strikes
- The First Planting
- Troy: Description of the City
- The First Salesian School, Aspirantate, and Novitiate in the United States
- The Lutherans and Concordia Collegiate Institute
- The First Transplanting
- Dedication of Columbus Institute, Hawthorne
- Columbus Institute Divides
- Wandering, but Determination Hardens
- The Novitiate At Cold Spring
- The Second Transplanting
- New Rochelle: Something of Its History
- St. Joseph’s House of Studies
- How St. Joseph’s House of Studies Fared
- Products of Salesian Education after the first twentyfive years
- The Third Transplanting
- Settling In At Newton
- Don Bosco Seminary Becomes A Reality
- The Flourishing of Don Bosco College Seminary
- The Decline of Don Bosco College Seminary
- The Closure of Don Bosco College Seminary
- What Hath Don Bosco College Seminary Wrought?
Reference time period: 1903 – 1992
P. Pascucci, Out of our past an american venture into seminary training, in «Journal of Salesian Sudies» 7 (1996) 1, 134-170.
Institute of Salesian Studies