Great Britain – Rector Major begins his GBR visit

20 November 2019

(ANS – Bolton) – The Rector Major began his animation visit to the GBR Province last night, November 19th, with a trip to Bootle, near Liverpool, to meet the Salesian Community and members of the Salesian Family in the area. At Savio Salesian College, he addressed an audience of students and teachers, young leaders, parishioners, Salesian Sisters and Cooperators, and then spent time in conversation with groups of guests. 

Don Á.F. Artime began his first full day in the GBR Province with a traditional English breakfast with the Thornleigh community in Bolton, and then began a tour of Thornleigh Salesian House, which is also home to Provincial Office and several other Province-wide functions.

When Don Ángel visited the communications office and Don Bosco Publications, Fr Bob Gardner SDB, Director, showed him the range of books published here, and outlined plans to publish more works of Salesian spirituality in English. Sarah Seddon, Manager of Don Bosco Publications, presented Don Ángel and his secretary, Fr Horacio López, with copies of “Coraggio!”, the English translation of the Manga book on Don Bosco's story, and the new Pocketbook on Dominic Savio.

At noon, he visited Thornleigh Salesian College and rededicate the chapel. 

Photos are available on ANSFlickr


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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