Welcome to the New Year! The Salesian Strenna (or ‘theme’) for 2019 is “Holiness for you, too”
The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, has chosen the gospel passage from John (15:11) “So that my joy may be in you” as the inspiration for this year’s Strenna. In describing himself as the vine, and we the branches, Jesus is inviting us into the gift of holiness, a call to live our lives to the full using Jesus as our guide.
The call to holiness isn’t just for some (those we deem to be ‘saints’), but a call to live our lives to the full as ‘everyday..