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Michael Ribotta Don Bosco's history of Italy: a morality play or an exercise in history? "If Don Bosco during his student years had one special preference, it was for reading history," note... 1845 - 1859
Michael Mendl A man for his times: Father Peter Ricaldone as Rector Major (1932-1951), Part I Peter Ricaldone was a major superior of the Salesian Society for forty years, half of them as rector... 1870 - 1932
Arthur Lenti The Bosco-Gastaldi Conflict (1872-82), Part I The conflict between Archbishop Lawrence Gastaldi and Don Bosco may at first sight appear to have be... 1872 - 1882
Michael Ribotta, Natale Cerrato EXPO' 84 and Don Bosco's peerless-to- paper-to-print presentation Turin's EXPO '84 was to become the bittersweet culmination of Don Bosco's remarkable and varied care... 1860 - 1884
Michael Ribotta Training boys to earn a living: the beginnings of vocational education at the oratory Don Bosco's biographer, Father John Baptist Lemoyne, notes that most of the boys who attended Don Bo... 1844 - 1862
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's Missionary Dreams (Part II) In Part One of the present installment (Part Four overall), we shall discuss the last two dreams in ... 1885 - 1886
Michael Ribotta Peter Enria Remembers Included in the copious documentation that comprises the chronicles and annals of the early history ... 1841 - 1898
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's missionary dreams (Part I) Because of the vastness of the subject and of the amount of material involved, this essay will be pr... 1871 - 1885
Jack Ayers The "Salesianity" that wins all hearts The reader may be surprised to learn that at the first canonical assembly of Salesians, Don Bosco wa... 1835 - 1877
Michael Ribotta Hero or villain: Don Bosco as seen in the press of his time One spring day in 1860 Don Bosco was startled by a newsvendor's cry. "Read all about it! Don Bosco i... 1848 - 1888
Arthur Lenti The Convitto Ecclesiastico - "Where one learnt to be a priest" Don Bosco then goes on to describe the nature and purpose of the Convitto. It was a kind of ' finish... 1814 - 1882
Peter Rinaldi Blessed Philip Rinaldi as I knew him Father Philip Rinaldi was my granduncle on myfather's side. For us youngsters he was the tall, smili... 1856 - 1931
Philip J. Pascucci Once upon a time in old New York During the years following the late nineteenth and early twentieth century the Italian immigrant mad... 1842 - 1954
Michael Ribotta Don Bosco's venture into popular education-The Gentleman's Almanac When New Year's Day dawned in Turin in 1854, the subscribers to Don Bosco's Catholic Readings (Lettu... 1854 - 1879
Arthur Lenti "The most wonderful day of my life"-The sesquicentennial of Don Bosco' s ordination remembered This paper will survey that period in Don Bosco's life that saw him ordained a priest. It will not b... 1841 - 1991
Michael Mendl St. John Bosco's dealings with the Cavour family In carrying out his humble apostolate on behalf of poor and abandoned boys, Saint John Bosco (1815-1... 1814 - 1866
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's vocation - mission dreams Don Bosco's vocation dreams hold an important place in Don Bosco's vocational development and in the... 1824 - 1884
Michael Ribotta The day they shut down the oratory school On June 30, 1879, after numerous attempts to stave off the inevitable, Don Bosco was finally compell... 1855 - 1879
Richard Wanner Don Bosco's gift to the Church: a spirituality for youth St. John Bosco (1815-1888) was a product of Piedmont in northern Italy. His seventy-two years spanne... 1815 - 1888
Michael Ribotta 'The road not taken"--The Salesians' circuitous road to North America In the fall of 1870, for reasons that have never been documented, Don Bosco did not answer Archbisho... 1850 - 1884
Arthur Lenti Don Bosco's Boswell: John Baptist Lemoyne-the man and his work Part I will present a biographical sketch of the man; Part II will deal with the sources and the edi... 1839 - 1916
John Itzaina "My Charitable Mademoiselle" Eugenio Valentini, SDB, in his "Presentazione" to the Fourth Volume of the Epistolario de S. Giovann... 1832 - 1885
Arthur Lenti The earliest biographies of Don Bosco and their english translations Therefore, all early biography on Don Bosco, including Fr. Lemoyne's and his successors', should be ... 1881 - 1924
Michael Ribotta Don Bosco's battle against illiteracy in this article M. Ribotta explains Don Bosco's commitment to promoting education in Turin. ... 1844 - 1923
Salesian Youth Ministry Department Salesian youth ministry animation structures The animation and coordination of pastoral work are carried out on different levels: local,  provinc... 2014
Salesian Youth Ministry Department Activities and works of salesian youth ministry We propose some reflections on the most important features of the works and services in which one ca... 2014
Salesian Youth Ministry Department Salesian educative and pastoral project: operational tool We believe in education and we challenge ourselves to plan our procedures in its regard; youth minis... 2014
Salesian Youth Ministry Department Educative and pastoral community: make the house a family for the young Salesian Youth Ministry requires agreement of purpose and conviction on the part of all those involv... 2014
Salesian Youth Ministry Department The preventive system: a spiritual and educational experience Don Bosco’s God-given vocation for the mission of salvation of the young, especially the  poorest, i... 2014
Salesian Youth Ministry Department Evangelising and educating: our apostolic identity Fullness of life and the happiness of human beings is the ultimate purpose of the plan of God. The G... 2014
Salesian Youth Ministry Department From Christ the evangeliser to the evangelising church An updated presentation of Salesian Youth Ministry requires refl ection not only of a charismatic ty... 2014
Vivien Meli Meli L’intervista durante il congresso “Giovani e scelte di vita: prospettive educative” [embed][/embed] L’intervista al prof. Vivien Meli Meli – Université de ... 2018
Salesian Youth Ministry Department Inhabiting the life and culture of today's young people The firs chapter is of an inspirational nature. As well as giving youth ministry a positive slant on... 2014
John Dickson "Prevention or repression. The reception of Don Bosco’s educational approach in English Salesian schools", in "L’educazione salesiana dal 1880 al 1922. Istanze ed attuazioni in diversi contesti Volume I" The question that this paper seeks to explore is to what extent Don Bosco’s educational approach was... 1702 - 1980
Bogdan Stańkowski Giovanni Bosco and young people in the master-apprentice relationship perspective. Upbringing implications in view of work with socially-maladjusted youth It is difficult to perceive the teacher-student relation as a master-apprentice one in the contempor... 2015
Thomas Koshy The relevance of Don Bosco’s preventive system of education in the context of the young at risk in India On 25th January 2015, Don Bosco Navajeevan (A home for street children/Young at Risk) in Hyderabad r... 2015
Joseph Boenzi Reconstructing Don Albera's Reading List In qualità di Direttore Spirituale Generale, tra il 1892 e il 1910, don Paolo Albera doveva orientar... 1892 - 1910
Stanislaus Swamikannu A society in transition! A culture gone awry! A religion turned virtual! A human being in the making! All processes! – Not a doom but a creative challenge for the future The apocalyptic sounding phrases ‘The end of m... 2015
Bernard Francis Grogan Dominic Savio and England: another hypothesis Prompted by the visit of the Holy Father and the Beatification of Cardinal Newman in England in Sept... 1833 - 1859
Bernard Francis Grogan Novices in the history of the GBR Salesian Province This note is an attempt to provide the conclusions of an extensive statistical survey covering the l... 1857 - 2008
Carlo Socol Don Bosco’s missionary call and China Nel 1886, nel Testamento Spirituale, don Bosco annotava quella che molti considerano la sua “profezi... 1875 - 1900
Kamila Novosedlikova Brief history of FMA institute in Slovakia La breve storia dell’Istituto delle FMA nella Slovacchia è strettamente legata a quella della Societ... 1921 - 1989
Nestor Impelido The Salesians in the Philippines (1951-1963) “Dove la nostra opera vi era nata… già adulta” This is a study on the beginnings of the Salesians in the Philippines. It covers the years from the ... 1951 - 1963
Bogdan Kolar In the footsteps of the teacher the Salesians 100 years in Slovenia (1901-2001) The 100 years existence of salesian work in Slovenia are summarized by the same author whose recent ... 1901 - 2001
Philip J. Pascucci A brief account of the parish salesian ministry in Ybor City and West Tampa (Florida-Usa): 1926-1935 After providing a brief history of the American towns of Ybor and Tampa and of the local church comm... 1926 - 1935
Edna Mary Mac Donald Maria Domenica Mazzarello and the question of literacy Maria Mazzarello mother’s ability to read forms one of the key means of her own human, christian and... 1837 - 1881
Michael Mendl Salesian Beginnings in New York. The extraordinary visitation of Father Paolo Albera in march 1903 Fr. Paolo Albera concluded his extraordinary visitation of the Americas (September 1900 to March 190... 1903
Michael Mendl Personnel of the New Rochelle province: increase and decrease (1946-1988) The years following World War II saw a great rise in the number of ecclesiastical vocations in North... 1946 - 1988
John Dickson Refounding or renewal? A historical case study What strategies are to be adopted to make religious communities arise from the trough of aging and t... 1841 - 1934
Jacques Schepens Human nature in the educational outlook of St. John Bosco The present article is offered as a contribution to a deeper understanding of the image of man as pr... 1863 - 1886

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