Australian Salesian Bulletin

The Salesian Bulletin was first published by St John Bosco in 1877. It is now published in 54 different national editions throughout the world, in a total of 30 languages. Each national edition is the agency of the Rector Major for the information and formation of the Salesian Family especially for those involved with the education and formation of youth. As such it follows the editorial and publication guidelines as formulated by the Rector Major and Council.

The Australian Salesian Bulletin was first published in 1955. Today it is issued 4 times a year with a run of 12,000 copies.

It is distributed free to individuals, families, bishops, parishes and schools throughout Australia, New Zealand the Pacific. The purpose of the Salesian Bulletin, according to the mind of St John Bosco, is to be informational and formational. It endeavours to keep its readers abreast of the main events in the Church and the Congregation on the local and worldwide level with particular attention to the overseas missions. The Australian Salesian Bulletin maintains a focus on youth issues.

Staff: All members of the editorial committee are engaged in full time activities apart from the Bulletin and give their services on a voluntary basis. Distributed freely, it depends on donations to cover costs of production and mailing. By soliciting support for the overseas Missions it raises over a million dollars each year. These donations are forwarded to various mission offices.

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Summer 2019 Salesian Bulletin

Summer

2019

The Summer edition celebrates Christmas as a time that allows us to reset and refill ourselves with Hope, Joy and Love. This edition also introduces the strenna for 2020; Good Christians and Honest Citizens, with a feature article about Steph, a young person living out her vocation. Regular columns are included, reports from around the province and the FMAs are incorporated into what is overall, a very merry edition!

Summer 2019 Edition
Spring 2019 Salesian Bulletin

Spring

2019

The Spring edition explores how it is in the everyday that we can find the building blocks for Christian holiness. Salesian Family Dinner, Cagliero Immersion trip, camps and trivia nights – a lot has happened in the past few months so there is plenty of news to read about, as well as some poignant reflections from regular columnists asking and answering big questions!

Spring 2019 Edition
Winter 2019 Salesian Bulletin

Winter

2019

The 2019 Winter edition of the bulletin attempts to reconcile the violence found in the world today with the message of the gopsel. Alongside it's regular columns, it also features a reflection on what it means to be unemployed by Teaghan Dolan, a celebration of the 80th annivesary of the Dunlea Centre and reports from OzBosco and Sr. Runita's visit to the province.

Winter 2019 Edition
Autumn 2018 Salesian Bulletin

Autumn

2019

The Autumn edition comes as a reminder that there is goodness all around us, we simply have to look for it. Featuring personal reflections by Michael Gartland on his overseas travels and Sisters Iutita Kasio and Salome Faloamae on their first professions. As pictured on the cover, it also includes a report on the recent World Youth Day, as well as the recent summer camps around Australia and new facilities in Safety Beach, plus the usual sections.

Autumn 2019 Edition

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