The word ‘Salesian’ is synonymous with commitment

It is with lots of enthusiasm that I read this statement, “The word ‘Salesian’ is synonymous with commitment,” of Jorge Arevalo, Deputy Director for Education of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country. Looking at the great Salesian work all over the world anyone could easily agree with it. However my take on this is…… Continue reading The word ‘Salesian’ is synonymous with commitment

The Snake and the Rosary: Dream of St. John Bosco

I want to tell you a dream I had some nights ago, most probably on the eve of the Assumption. I dreamed that I was at my brother’s home at Castelnuovo d’ Asti with all my boys. While they were at play, a total stranger came up to me and asked me to go with…… Continue reading The Snake and the Rosary: Dream of St. John Bosco

The Dream of Ten Diamonds: A Vision to the Future

Don Rinaldi calls the august personage in the dream of Don Bosco on 10, September 1881 at San Benigno Canavese as “the Model of the True Salesian”. The dream which is popularly known the dream of ten diamonds can easily be understood in three parts. In Scene I the august personage portrays the ideal Salesian.…… Continue reading The Dream of Ten Diamonds: A Vision to the Future