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SC Formation Class 16

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Happy Feast of Pentecost!  We pray for the Holy Spirit to continue to guide us in our formation and discernment.




We are getting to the gem of Don Bosco's legacy, the PREVENTIVE SYSTEM, in this and the next lessons.  Here is the Agenda for the first session.

I am also posting the two parts of a scholarly article by Rik Biesmans, sdb.  Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco's Preventive System (1876-1884)

Part 1

Part 2

We may or may not have time to discuss in class but you are encouraged to read this article to further appreciate the gift of the Holy Spirit for the Church through St. John Bosco's ministry to the young.

SC Formation Class 15

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We are moving forward after a busy month with many end-of-school-year events and the Easter season.  Here is the Agenda of our class.

Happy Feast of the Ascension of our Lord.


Feast of Mary Help of Christians - Novena Prayer

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Download the Prayer here


Daily reading Prayer
Day 1 (May 15)
(From the Spiritual Testament of St. John Bosco) “The God of mercy and his holy Mother came to our help in our needs. This was especially true whenever it was a case of providing for our poor and abandoned boys, and even more so when their souls were in danger. The Blessed Virgin will certainly continue to protect our Congregation and our Salesian works if we maintain our trust in her and promote devotion to her.”
Prayer:
3 Hail Mary’s
Mary, Help of Christians
Pray for us



The reading for Days 2 to 9 are from the section entitled “Mary, the young woman of Nazareth” in Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God.

Day 2 (May 16) In the heart of the Church, Mary shines forth. She is the supreme model for a youthful Church that seeks to follow Christ with enthusiasm and docility. While still very young, she accepted the message of the angel, yet she was not afraid to ask questions (L…

SC Formation Class 14

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Happy Easter, everyone!  May our risen Lord shine the light of his resurrection into our hearts.

Here is the Agenda for our next class on May 2.  Please be prepared to answer the discussion questions.  They are good questions but require some thinking.


SC Formation Class 13

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Please read and prepare to share your reflection for according to this Class Agenda.

Happy Lent.



SC Formation Class 12

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Welcome to class at the beginning of Lent 2019.


The class agenda requires reading from page 49-54.  Be ready to answer reflection questions.

Informational Meeting

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Materials for the Informational Meeting

Slideshow: What is the purpose and vision of the Salesian Cooperators


Handout: Central Themes of the Salesian Spirituality

Handout: The Spirituality of Saint John Bosco

The formation will follow this program.  This can also be found in the drop-down menu on top.