TEN THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT US
Our Salesian Family has a coat of arms which summarizes our Salesian mission and devotions. Here is a guide.
The Dove represents the Holy Spirit who is the source of the spiritual life that animates our Salesian mission. Mary Help of Christians, our Mother, whose direct intervention brought our Congregation into existence. Lilies signify our Consecrated Chastity that enables us to give ourselves totally for the young. A Forest, through play on words, represents our founder, Don Bosco. "Bosco" means forest in Italian. The silouhette of Mornese represents the Italian town, Mornese, birthplace of our foundress, St. Mary Mazzarello. The Anchor stands for the Hope that fills our spirit with courageous daring. The Star is the symbol of the Faith that impels us to serve the Lord in joyful fidelity. The Heart represents the Love Salesians have for the young people the serve. Roses symbolize the Loving Kindness that imbues our family spirit.