'Loving kindness' is one of the three founding principles of Don Bosco's approach to accompanying and educating the young. In times when harsh and uncompromising discipline was the norm, his philosophy was radical.
Amy had been saving her pocket money to buy a book. Not just any book; it would be her book. She had seen the book in the bookshop window weeks ago among fairy stories, adventures and fables. On the cover in beautiful letters were the words: The Story of Jesus. Good News in the Family is a beautifully illustrated hard-back book chronicling the life of Jesus, and how one family shared the story together.
Education in India is in crisis. With abysmally low rates of literacy (more than 1/4th of all Indians do not have basic literacy skills) and crass commercialization of education, this book written by Salesian scholars composed of 13 articles, is a timely warning of what is to come and wide arching solutions to the different problems that arise.
Edited by Jesu Pudumai Doss, Sahayadas Fernando and Maria Charles Antonysamy
In "Serving the Young" Fr Jim Gallagher SDB focuses on aspects of the religious dimension of education in a Catholic School: an educational community inspired by Christian faith and beliefs about people, life and the world. His main sources are the directives and guidance set out in Church documents. He also draws on his own experience, over the years, in a variety of roles within Catholic education. (2nd edition, 2016).