Tuesday, January 31, 2017

31st January - Saint John Bosco - Independent Catholic News

31st January - Saint John Bosco - Independent Catholic News: Founder of the Salesian Order. St John was born on 16 August 1815 in Piedmont, the youngest son of a peasant farmer who died when he was only two. His mother brought him up in extreme poverty. When he entered the seminary in 1831, his clothes and shoes were provided by charity. John was ordained in 1841. Originally he dreamed of becoming a foreign missionary,

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