Christmas in Fiji

Fiji Christmas

By Br Sinapati Ioane

Don Bosco Sunday School Share the Spirit Of Christmas With The Old People At Home Of Compassion And The Old Sisters At Wailoku

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly Merry Christmas.”
Peg Bracken

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Don Bosco Leadership Camp 2017

Salesian Leadership

Don Bosco Camp - Safety Beach

By Teaghan Dolan - Volunteer Leader

Don Bosco Camp’s annual Leadership camp is a fantastic week long collaboration of leadership, community, and Salesian spirit all with the service of young people in mind.

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A Simple Gift

What should we be giving, in this season of gifting?

Michael Gartland

TThey say that talk is cheap. That a picture paints a thousand words. Looking to the natural world we see that it is lightning that strikes, not thunder. And just to be sure, we’ve all heard that actions speak louder than words.

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Every day an opportunity

Editorial - Summer 2017

Frank Freeman SDB, Editor of the Salesian Bulletin

We were finishing a meal in a restaurant. My jocular and rotund colleague, pushing aside a well cleaned plate, the best compliment to a chef, remarked “Now tell me: from what book do you get all those ideas for your articles?” And this, accompanied by an all-knowing wink suggesting “You can trust me.“

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Nostalgia

Looking back to the past with a wide range of emotions

Fr. Frank Freeman, SDB

“Ah Christmases are not what they used to be”; “In the good old days…” “I remember how…”; and so with a tinge of sadness we look back to the magic of the Christmases of our youth and pine for what no longer exists.

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Hope has its Enemies

Taken from an address to the general audience

His Holiness Pope Francis

Dear Brothers and Sisters, We were speaking lately about hope; but today, I would like to reflect with you on the enemies of hope because hope has its enemies: just like any good in this world has its enemies.

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Towards the Synod on Youth

Listening, then guiding the young

Sr Yvonne Reungoat, FMA

We are living a special time of grace in preparation for the Bishops’ Synod that will take place in October 2018, on the theme: “The Young, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment”. This event brings us deep joy and challenges us as an Institute whose mission is the education of the young people. What is foreseen is a Synod in step with the young and for the young, a precious resource for the Church herself and for society; certainly not a problem.

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