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Novena to St. John Bosco

The Novena to St. John Bosco begins on January 22nd and ends on Jan 31st, his Feast Day. We invite you to join us in praying this Novena for all young people.

 

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Posted on January 21, 2018




Pope Francis' Angelus Message for the Epiphany

“These are the three attitudes we find in the Gospel: careful searching, indifference, fear. And we too must choose which of the three to adopt.”

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Posted on January 06, 2018




Work with young people, and not just for young people

In an interview with UN News – recorded days before the end of his tenure as UN Envoy on Youth – Mr. Alhendawi says, “We cannot really achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or bring peace and prosperity to our world without engaging young people.”

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Posted on February 13, 2017




Annual President's Volunteer Award

 The Annual President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony which took place on Thursday, 22nd September in UL. 270 students were honoured for their voluntary work in the past year, both on and off campus.

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Posted on October 13, 2016




Walking in the footsteps of St. Francis de Sales

We, Srs. Brid and Noelle, recently visited Annecy and all the places associated with this very human and gentle patron of the Salesian family.  Our visit surpassed our expectations in many ways and has left us with precious and inspirational memories.

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Posted on October 11, 2016




Sr. Noelle reports from the IIMA Human Rights Office, Geneva

Last Wednesday, after getting my monthly travel pass and my UN badge, we headed for a packed Palais des Nations where the Human Rights Council of the UN was in assembly.  It meets for just 10 weeks in the year, 3 of which are in September. 

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Posted on September 22, 2016




Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg meets Pope Francis

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have met Pope Francis at the Vatican.

They discussed 'how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty'

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Posted on August 29, 2016




Celebrating Blessed Maria Troncatti

On 25th August we celebrate Blessed Maria Troncatti, a Salesian Sister, who trained and worked as a Red Cross nurse in military hospitals in the First World War, and was a missionary in Ecuador for many years.

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Posted on August 25, 2016
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Happy Birthday, Salesian Sisters!

On 5th August 1872, the first fifteen Salesian Sisters were clothed in their religous garments, and eleven of them (including St Mary Mazzarello) made their first professions. Don Bosco and the Bishop of Acqui were present on this joyful occasion at Mornese, Italy. 

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Posted on August 04, 2016