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Monday, 26 March 2012

Community Spotlight: Salesian Sisters, International Provinces

This was originally posted by Kim but I would just like to say that this is our first Community Spotlight written by a member of the community! Thank you very much to Sr Colleen for her help!  - Emily




Order: Salesian
Gender: Women
Apostolate: Teaching - almost every one of our Sisters teaches for some time. We love kids, so youth ministry, camps, retreat work, missionary work, nursing, healthcare...teaching kids or caring for our elderly Sisters.
Eligibility: 18-35, average intelligence, good health
Formation: 1 year aspirancy, one year postulancy, two years novitiate. Six - Nine years temporary vows.
Vows: poverty, chastity, obedience (i.e. three evangelical counsels)
Practices: Daily Mass and Rosary, Morning and evening prayer, half hour spiritual reading and half hour meditation all in common, Angelus and Regina Caeli recited three times daily, as well as a brief entrustment to Our Lady and a visit to the Blessed Sacrament.


History: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salesian_Sisters_of_Don_Bosco
http://www.salesiansisterseast.org/History_and_Heritage.html

Recommended:

Our vocation video is here.
http://www.youtube.com/user/happynun

I would also recommend the latest video on the life of St. John Bosco - "Mission to Love"

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