Saint John Bosco Minibook
Title: Saint John Bosco
Authors: Bob and Penny Lord
Publisher: Journeys of Faith
Format: Printed minibook
We trace the life of Saint John Bosco.
Saint John Bosco
“When you speak or preach, always insist on frequent Communion, and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.”
Saint John Bosco was always surrounded by children
The Lord sends us special people to handle special needs, at crucial times in the history of our Church and our world.
From the time of Jesus, the little ones, the children, have been dear to the heart of the Father. We recall the words of Jesus in Scripture, “Let the little ones come unto me, and do not hinder them. It is to such as these that the Kingdom of God belongs.” (Mk 10:15) Again, He spoke of the children as being important in God’s Plan. “For what you have hidden from the learned and the clever, you have revealed to the merest children.” (Mt 11:25)
Children have always been uppermost in the mind of the Father, as they have been helpless and in need of protection. There have been orphans and street urchins from the beginning of time. Over the centuries, the Lord has provided for these little ones, by sending men and women to take care of them.
An epidemic of exploitation of children began at the end of the eighteenth century, with the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Inventions, such as machines for spinning thread, the power loom, and the steam engine, created a new way of manufacturing goods. It also created a need for massive cheap labor.
When you speak or preach, always insist on frequent Communion, and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary."
The pied piper of Turin Saint John Bosco.
God sent Don Bosco to protect the street children of Turin.
We discuss the Oratory he founded, the chapel, the room where he died, the church he founded in Rome.
Discover his visions depicted on paintings in his chapel.
Learn about his prophecies and dreams, and his prophecy for our times.