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Who Was St. John Bosco?

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Father Dan Cambra, MIC, shares about St. John Bosco (1815-1888) — a merciful presence for the poor and great educator whose most effective tool of the trade was love.

His feast day is Jan. 31.

A patron saint of teachers, St. John Bosco had a theory of education that rejected corporal punishment. Instead, he successfully advocated putting students in environments removed from the likelihood of committing sin.

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Franciscan-ly educated one - Jan 30, 2015

it's kinda funny -- now "Franciscan" is quite educational isn't it :)

Maria Goretti - Jan 31, 2017

Dear St John Bosco,
Please intercede for my children. Show them the right path, encourage them and comfort them. May my son find a job soon and my daughter meet a nice man. Please alos pray for good physical, mental and spiritual health for them. Thank you!