Sylwia Ciężkowska – L’accompagnamento comunitario nel cammino di perfezione di santa Teresa di Gesù

L’articolo fa parte di un volume che offre al lettore la possibilità di accostare alla realtà dell’accompagnamento da diversi punti di vista e da differenti approcci disciplinari.

Questo articolo si sofferma sul tema dell’accompagnamento comunitario nell’esperienza di Santa Teresa di Gesù a partire di una delle sue opere più conosciute: Il Cammino di perfezione.

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Giovanni Bosco – Exemplary biographies

The biographical profiles of Louis Comollo (in the 1854 edition), Dominic Savio, Michael Magone and Francis Besucco are among the spiritual and pedagogical documents which are most representative of Don Bosco’s outlook. From these stories comes a horizon of meaning, a way of thinking and acting thoroughly rooted in his cultural context. At the same time however, beyond historical contingencies, they highlight a range of elements which better illustrate the characteristic features of the saint’s spiritual pedagogy.

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Giovanni Bosco – The marian dimension of salesian spirituality

Don Bosco, a tireless apostle of Marian devotion, emphasised the role of the Blessed Virgin for salvation of the individual in the Companion of Youth: she is the mediatrix of graces, defence against the assaults of evil, support in living a Christian life and on the way to holiness. These are things he draws from St Alphonsus Liguori: true devotion expressed through a life of virtue above all guarantees the most powerful patronage one could have in life and in death.

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Giovanni Bosco – Spiritual advice for friends, cooperators and benefactors

Don Bosco’s correspondence with the Cooperators and friends, lay and clerical, always contains detailed and substantial spiritual suggestions aimed at proposing a way of interior life along with devotion and spiritual fervour, the practice of virtue, charity, loving and faithful fulfilment of the duties of one’s state in life.

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Giovanni Bosco – Spiritual resources of the christian

All the means of salvation are to be found in the Church, where holiness and charity flourish. Don Bosco constantly invites adults and young people to cooperate with the action of grace, hope and charity, generously offering themselves through constant prayer, and by frequenting the sacraments but especially by imitating Jesus Christ in a virtuous life of charitable works.

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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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Joseph Boenzi – Reflections on virtue. St. John Bosco’s heroic faith reported by eyewitnesses in his beatification process

This study does not go into the long process that led to Don Bosco’s beatification, which took place on June 2, 1929. The topic concerns one small aspect: the sworn testimony of eyewitnesses concerning his life of “faith.”

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Aldo Giraudo – Direção espiritual em São João Bosco: 2. Conteúdos e itinerários do acompanhamento espiritual dos jovens na praxe de Dom Bosco

O aprofundamento da experiência espiritual e educativa de Dom Bosco deu grande oportunidade para focalizar o tema do acompanhamento tão urgente atualmente. A reflexão teve três momentos de interesse. […]  O terceiro (A. Giraudo) oferecia de maneira sistemática os conteúdos e as estratégias do acompanhamento espiritual dos jovens no ser e no agir de Dom Bosco. Continue reading “Aldo Giraudo – Direção espiritual em São João Bosco: 2. Conteúdos e itinerários do acompanhamento espiritual dos jovens na praxe de Dom Bosco”

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