Posts Tagged ‘Saint John Bosco’

A Milestone for Saint John Bosco and a Salute to Golden Apple Teachers

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

On Sunday, May 3, the Church of Washington was pleased to welcome His Eminence Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Honduras, a member of the Salesians of Don Bosco, and the many pilgrims who gathered at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for a Eucharistic celebration of the bicentennial of the birth […] [Read more]

Saint John Bosco and Promoting Educational Opportunity with the Maryland Education Tax Credit

Friday, January 30th, 2015

This year we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Saint John Bosco, whose memorial feast day is tomorrow. Popularly known as “Don Bosco,” which is Italian for “Father Bosco,” he dedicated his life to the education of disadvantaged young people. To advance his educational ministry, he founded a society that became known as […] [Read more]