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Salesian Family

Don Bosco was inspired create a vast movement of persons to bring the Gospel of Jesus to young people and to work for the benefit of the young. He founded the Society of St. Francis de Sales (Salesians of Don Bosco), the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (Salesian Sisters), the Association of Salesian Cooperators, and the Association Devoted to Mary Help (ADMA). Other Salesian Family Groups have formed and today there are 28 Groups.

The Salesian Family Groups have spread throughout the world and number 402,500 members. These Groups live in communion with each other, share the same spirit and, with specifically distinct vocations, continue the mission Don Bosco began. His Salesian charism continues to inspire people serve young people especially those who are poor and at risk.

 

Salesians of Don Bosco  (SDB)

Founded by St. John Bosco, the Society of St. Francis de Sales is a community of vowed religious priests and brothers.

Click to go to Salesian Priest and Brother’s page
 

Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA)

Founded by St. John Bosco and St. Mary Mazzarello the Salesian Sisters are a community of vowed religious women.

Click to go to Salesian Sister’s page
 

Association of Salesian Cooperators (ASC)

Founded by St. John Bosco the Salesian Cooperators are a pious society of promised lay men and women and diocesan priests.

Click to go to Cooperator’s page
 

Association Devoted to Mary Help (ADMA)

Founded by St. John Bosco the ADMA is a pious society of lay men and women who spread devotion to Mary the Mother of God and Help of Christians.

Click to go to ADMA page
 

Women Volunteers of Don Bosco (VDB)

Founded by Bl. Phillip Renaldi, SDB, as a secular institute. The Volunteers are vowed religious who do not live in community but are missioned to bring Christ to the world.

Click to go to Women Volunteer’s page
 

Association of Alumni and Alumnae of Don Bosco (AAADB)

Founded by Bl. Phillip Renaldi, SDB, the alumni (ae) are men and women who come from Salesian schools, Clubs and Parishes.

Click to go to Alumni page
 

 

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