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Joseph Boenzi Paolo Albera's visits during Don Bosco's last illness But if Marseilles was so close, why did "Paolino" Albera not come to Turin during those final days o... 1852 - 1892
Egidio Viganò "Be on the watch with your robes hitched up and your lamps alight" Contents: "Religious life and discipline" Aversion to the concept of "discipline" Spiritual sig... 1994
Egidio Viganò Consecrated life at the present day Contents: Introduction Relevance of the Congress Original arrangement of the themes Meth... 1994
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's love affair with "poor and abandoned" young people and the beginnings of the oratory The present study aims, not at any new interpretation, but simply at describing some aspects of the ... 1840 - 1862
Michael Ribotta Tough love is not the answer- Don Bosco's views on punishment In our essay we shall examine the meaning and application of "punishment" and "discipline" as found ... 1843 - 1883
Arthur Lenti Key-concepts, concerns and fears of a founder- Don Bosco in his declining years My article on Don Bosco's last years, which saw the light of day in this Journal, was based on chron... 1875 - 1888
Michael Ribotta "School days ... golden rule days" ... John Bosco's public school years The road traveled by John Bosco, as child and teenager, in his quest for an education, proved to be ... 1822 - 1835
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... 1890 - 1929
Egidio Viganò, Juan Edmundo Vecchi In memory of Fr Egidio Viganò: message of the Holy Father; Homily of Vicar General Contents: 1.1 In memory of Fr Egidio VIGANO: A message of hope 1.2 Message of the Holy Father an... 1995
Joseph Boenzi St. Francis de Sales, bibliography of publications in English Over the last number of years "Salesian Spirituality," first articulated by Francis de Sales and Jan... 1700 - 1995
Michael Ribotta The "Big Rat" and the "Mad Priest of Turin"- Don Bosco's relationship with Prime Minister Rattazzi Perhaps of all the leading political personages of the Italian Risorgimento with whom Don Bosco enjo... 1850 - 1873
Stephen Whelan The Catholic Readings: writing for the masses The Letture Cattoliche or the Catholic Readings was St. John Bosco's imaginative brainchild in his e... 1853 - 1888
Eunan McDonnell Salesian imaging of God's love without equal Francis de Sales' use of imagery is an acknowledgment that reason alone is insufficient to plumb the... 1700
Anthony Bailey Salesians and the Internet As early as 1989 Pope John Paul II alerted the Church to the pastoral possibilities that technology ... 1989 - 1996
Carlo Socol "The first twenty years of the orfanato of Macao between ideal and reality (1906-1926)" in "Insediamenti e iniziative salesiane dopo don Bosco" The present study aims at sketching the history of the first 20 years of the Salesian Orphanage of M... 1906 - 1926
Joseph Thekedathu "The starting of the first salesian work in Bombay and its consolidation (1928-1950)" in "Insediamenti e iniziative salesiane dopo don Bosco" Several of the above mentioned factors convinced mgr. Louis Mathias, the first provincial of the Sal... 1928 - 1950
Francesco Motto "Insediamenti e iniziative salesiane dopo Don Bosco" Il volume raccoglie gli interventi effettuati da docenti e studiosi al 2° convegno-seminario interna... 1878 - 1995
Juan Edmundo Vecchi Letter to the Don Bosco Volunteers, to the Salesians and all groups of the Salesian Family. On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Institute Contents: Introduction The originality of the Spirit of God The ministry of the Rector Major ... 1947 - 1997
Juan Edmundo Vecchi Centennial celebration of the salesian presence in the United States of America. Homily in San Francisco, February 2, 1997 For the beginning of our centennial celebration we are gathered together here as a family in the pla... 1997
Luc Van Looy Bringing Don Bosco into the mainstream. Lecture in San Francisco, February 24, 1997 Congratulations on your hundred years of faithful work with and for Don Bosco, with and for young pe... 1997
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 pertinen... 1897 - 1910
Paul Wynants Writing the history of a religious teaching institute: guidelines for research, sources and methods (19th and 20th Centuries) In the framework of such a short introduction, I would like to recall some basic principles, obvious... 1800 - 1995
Juan Edmundo Vecchi The Salesian Family is 25 years old! Contents: Introduction A history open to the future The new ecclesial sensitivity Starti... 1972 - 1997
Mary Greenan Our sacred story: a changing story or a story of change? The call today then is to honor our story. It is a precious story. It is a unique story. It is sacre... 1950 - 1980
Mary Greenan Towards intimacy: beyond power games and control needs Sr. Mary Greenan, FMA presents the theme of collaboration in a commentary on the recent letter of Fr... 1906 - 1998
Nancy J. Bowden Unwrapping the gifts: Francis de Sales, Jane de Chantal and the salesian vision of women This article furthers the theme of collaboration between women and men, showing this as central to S... 1700
Christopher Ford Quality, culture and charism In the article Fr. Christopher Ford investigates the theme of "culture of education" in Catholic sch... 1971 - 1994
Francis Desramaut Contemporary spirituality of the salesian family A noted Salesian scholar and author, Fr. Desramaut has recently undertaken a work of major proportio... 1950 - 1998
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's beatification and canonization This article is written by our own Arthur J. Lenti, of the Institute of Salesian Spirituality in Ber... 1890 - 1953
Rik Biesmans Aesthetics in Don Bosco's educational system The word "Aesthetics" sounds somewhat abstract in English, but it represents a theme that has been e... 1876 - 1884
Francis J. Moloney Salesians beyond 2000 In the article, Fr. Frank looks at the images of God and Community and poses questions that young pe... 1980 - 1999
Arthur Lenti Politics of the "Our Father" and the holy father: Don Bosco's mediation in Church-State affairs Fr. Arthur J. Lenti tells the story of Don Bosco' s efforts to mediate between the Holy See and the ... 1858 - 1878
Arthur Lenti Madonnas for times of trouble The question of the circumstances in which Don Bosco became the champion of the Virgin Mary under th... 1842 - 1872
Arthur Lenti The life of young Dominic Savio Recalling the fiftieth anniversary of the beatification of St. Dominic Savio, Arthur Lenti reflects ... 1842 - 1857
Josephine Giorgi St. Luigi Versiglia and Bishop Walsh of Maryknoll A different type of writing comes to us from Josephine Giorgi, the second cousin of St. Luigi Versig... 1930 - 1931
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's political and religious concerns during the liberal revolution Fr. Arthur Lenti, in a second article, invites us to enter the political and ecclesiastical world of... 1858 - 1871
John Dickson "War, racism and immobility the social impact of the early salesian work in Cape Town", in "L’Opera Salesiana dal 1880 al 1922. Esperienze particolari in Europa, Africa, Asia". At the first official Conference of the Catholic Bishops and Mission Superiors of Southern Africa in... 1895 - 1906
Joseph Thekedathu "St Francis Xavier’s orphanage and industrial school at Tanjore, South India (1906-1928)", in "L’Opera Salesiana dal 1880 al 1922. Esperienze particolari in Europa, Africa, Asia". The achievements of the Salesians during their 22 years of work at Tanjore were certainly remarkable... 1906 - 1928
Pascual Chavez Villanueva «My dear salesians, be saints!» Contents: 1. Holiness, a permanent part of our family heritage 1.1. Following Don Bosco 1.2. ... 2002
Pascual Chavez Villanueva «You are a letter from Christ, written not with ink, but with the spirit of the living God». News and reflections on recent journeys Contents: Visit to Albania (IME) Don Bosco Boys Town, Rome Retreat at Fatima Spiritual retreat... 2003
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's definitive vocational commitment (1844-1846) With his well-known capacity for research, Arthur Lenti details the year of 1846, critical for DonBo... 1844 - 1846
Joseph Boenzi What is salesian in Don Bosco? Joseph Boenzi writes of the many times that the figure of St. Francis de Sales enters into the life ... 1833 - 1876
Michael Mendl The dreams of Don Bosco Michael Mendl presents us with his essay on the dreams of Don Bosco. His study is a corrective for t... 1864 - 1888
Mary Greenan Salesian mysticism: towards the ectasy of action Reflecting on Salesian spirituality brings us to the writings of St. Francis de Sales along with mod... 1980 - 2003
Joseph Di Mauro School Leadership Formation in the Salesian Tradition The goal of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales is expressed in the first paragraph of the Constitut... 1903 - 1970
Pascual Chavez Villanueva «Christ loved the Church and gave himself up for her» (Eph. 5,25). Commentary on the Strenna 2005 Contents: The reason Rejuvenating the Church: a gift and a task A testimony, a model, an image ... 2005
Pietro Stella Don Bosco: life and work If one peruses the literature that has grown up around the figure of St. John Bosco, one will quickl... 1815 - 1912
Arthur Lenti Margaret Occhiena Bosco (1788-1856). Don Bosco's Mother, Educator and Vocational Support Who was Margaret Occhiena Bosco? What do we know about her, and how? Don Bosco's biographer, Fr. Joh... 1788 - 1856
Joseph Boenzi Paolo Albera's instructions early efforts to inculcate the Spirit of Don Bosco Among Saint John Bosco's early disciples, Paolo Albera (1845-1921) was one who was called upon to ar... 1892 - 1921
Francis J. Moloney Jesus and Salesian Discipleship I have been given the mandate to speak to you today on the theme: "How the Word of God shapes our co... 2004 - 2005

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