Take part in “Festa di Don Bosco 2014” at the Basilica of S. Andrea Apostolo – Basilica of Don Bosco.
With the support of the Municipality of Castelnuovo Don Bosco “Festa di Don Bosco 2014 - Don Bosco è con noi, nel suo paese natale” at the Basilica of S. Andrea Apostolo - Basilica of Don Bosco.
Friday, January 17th
At 4pm and 9pm – Church of S. Castelnovesi, monthly retreat in preparation for the Feast
Friday, January 24th
8.15pm Receiving the Don Bosco’s reliquary in Piazza Don Bosco 9pm Holy Mass in S. Andrea presided by the Rector Major of the Piedmont Salesians together with the priests of the region 10pm Prayer vigil
Saturday, January 25th
7am Holy Mass in S. Andrea presided by Don Mario Pertile, director of the Salesians in Castelnuovo Don Bosco.
9/10am Prayer enlivened by adult groups
10/11am prayer enlivened by children from elementary and junior high schools
11am/12 noon prayer for families enlivened by young people
2.30pm departure of the Reliquary from S. Andrea towards Piazza Dante, formation of the procession heading toward Morialdo
3pm arrival at the Oasi della Spiritualità “Don Calosso” in Morialdo. Commemoration and departure of the procession towards the house of Don Bosco.
4pm placement and commemoration in the Basilica of Don Bosco
5pm Holy Mass and at 9pm prayer vigil for young people and families enlivened by the choir “Free Spirit”
Sunday, January 26th
8am and 9.30am Holy Mass in the Basilica
11am Holy Mass presided by the Cardinal Severino Poletto, Archbishop of Turin
4pm Holy Mass in the Basilica presided by the Salesians’ inspector
5pm Holy Mass in the Basilica presided by Monsignor Francesco Ravinale, Bishop of Asti
8.30pm transfer of the Reliquary to Capriglio and prayer vigil
Friday, January 31st
Liturgical Feast of Don Bosco
9pm Holy Mass in the Church of SS. Castelnovesi
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