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Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco

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Who are the Salesian Sisters? Who are the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians? Check it out!

Who are the Salesian Sisters? Who are the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians? Check it out!

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  • 1. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Volunteers
  • 2. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco In 1908, the first Salesian Sisters arrived in the U.S.A. and settled in New Jersey. The Community of Salesian Sisters was founded by St. John Bosco, in collaboration with St. Mary Mazzarello, on August 5, 1872 in Mornese, Alessandria, Italy.  W e are an international congregation of more than 14,000sisters ministering to and with youth in every continent.   Volunteers
  • 3. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Salesian family The Salesian Family today consists of 21 officially recognized groups that have a total of 402,500 members. There are presently 27 more groups that are seeking membership within the Salesian Family. Volunteers 1 Salesians of Don Bosco 16,422 2 Salesians Sisters of St. John Bosco 14,000 3 Salesian Co-operators: 35,000 4 Past-Pupils of Don Bosco: 197,703 5 Past-Pupils of the FMA: 130,000 6 Women Volunteers of Don Bosco 1,308 7 Daughters of Sacred Heart 400 8 Salesian Oblates of the Sacred Heart 262 9 Apostles of the Holy Family 100 10 Caritas Sisters of Miyazaki 1,074
  • 4. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Salesian family Volunteers 11 Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians 700 12 Daughters of the Divine Saviour 109 13 Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary 109 14 Sisters of Jesus the Adolescent 43 15 Association Damas Salesianas 3000 16 Association of Mary Help of Christians 35000 17 Catechists Sisters of Mary Immaculate Help of Christians 500 18 Daughters of the Queenship of Mary Immaculate 57 19 Volunteers with Don Bosco 62 20 Witnesses of the Risen Lord TR 2000 650 21 Congregation of St. Michael the Archangel ?
  • 5. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco
    • Meditation
    • Celebration of the Eucharist
    • The Liturgy of the Hours.
    • Rosary
    • Spiritual reading
    • M onthly days of recollection
    • Personal reflection on scripture
    • Community faith sharing
    • Weekly reflections on spiritual themes
    • Yearly retreat.
    Prayer Life Volunteers
  • 6.
    • L iving and working together in the name of the Lord is an essential element of our Salesian vocation.
    • In and through the community
    • In an atmosphere of open
    • sisterly dialogue
    • and with the guidance of the Spirit
    • we reach out to the young and become for them, especially those most in need, signs and bearers of God's love. By the support and contributions of each Sister, our community becomes a witness to society of the powerful joy and love of Jesus who fulfills every human longing for happiness and meaning.
    Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Community life
  • 7. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Poverty , or simplicity of life, is a commitment to share all that we have including our time, talents, and presence . Vows Chastity enables us to follow Christ with an undivided heart. It calls us to a deep personal relationship with God who sends us forth to proclaim the Good News to his people especially the young. It helps us nurture healthy and integrated relationships with others who we see as Christ himself. Obedience places us in an attitude of listening to what is asked of us through our community, the signs of the times, and the needs of the young. Volunteers
  • 8. Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco W e educate and walk with the young in the spirit of St. John Bosco and St. Mary Mazzarello. It is a spirit of joy, friendship, love for life and service that flow from a personal relationship with Christ. W e follow the example of Mary, the Help of Christians, who models the ideals of womanhood as we live our Salesian charism in fidelity to the Church at the service of youth. The education is carried out in the family spirit, utilizing the principles of reason, religion , and loving kindness ...among the young ...for the young ...with the young Volunteers
  • 9.
    • teaching in elementary schools, high schools and college
    • working as school administrators
    • counseling the young
    • serving in diocesan offices
    • coordinating campus ministers in high schools
    • animating youth ministry
    • overseeing financial administration
    • assisting in parish animation and catechetical instruction
    • directing summer camps
    Who are we? Our life Ministry Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco You will find the Salesian Sisters Volunteers
  • 10. Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Who are we? Our life Volunteers Ministry Volunteers that build leadership skills by emphasizing the values of solidarity, respect of the human person, striving for social justice, and incorporating Christian spirituality into everyday life. Want to be a volunteer ? For more information: http://www.vides.org/ http://www.salesiansisterswest.org/vides.html
  • 11.
    • Salesian Sisters Western Province
    • FMA - Home Page
    • Volunteers-VIDES
    • VIDES_International
    • Salesian Family
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