Arthur Lenti – Community and mission. Spiritual insights and salesian religious life in Don Bosco’s Constitutions

The present article is not concerned with the new constitutions. No comparative study will be attempted, nor any reference will be made to them. This would be carrying coal to Newcastle. I shall instead attempt simply to identify and briefly discuss some of the spiritual insights and principles for religious life and action which Don Bosco embodied in his constitutions.

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Arthur Lenti – The founding and early expansion of the salesian work in the San Francisco area from Archival Documents, Part II

As in the earlier article, so also in the present one, besides transcribing and translating pertinent archival documents (chiefly letters), I will try to provide an essential historical framework designed to make the sequence intelligible.

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Mary Treacy – Mother Marie-Louise-Angelique Clarac and Don Bosco – an idea matures

In the first part of his study on the “Bosco-Gastaldi conflict”, Arthur Lenti drew attention to another figure similarly involved in a painful controversy with the Archbishop of Turin, namely Sr. Marie-Louise-Angelique Clarac, foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St. Mary, also known as the Sisters of Charity of Good Counsel.

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Paolo Albera – Convocazione del Capitolo Generale XII – La revisione delle Costituzioni – Il terzo Centenario della morte di S. Francesco di Sales

In questa lettera, il Rettor Maggiore Paolo Albera scrive a riguardo della convocazione del Capitolo Generale, del terzo centenario della morte di San Francesco di Sales, della revisione delle Costituzioni.

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