About UsDon Bosco is the founder of the religious and educational order ‘Salesians of Don Bosco’.
Don Bosco is the founder of the religious and educational order ‘Salesians of Don Bosco’. Don Bosco was born
in 1815, of a very poor family, near Turin in Italy. Through his determination, hard work and heroic sacrifices
he became a priest in 1841. He dedicated himself to the service of poor youth, offering them food, shelter and
education. He opened for them schools, technical schools, hostels and chapels. He founded a society of
collaborators and extended his work to all Europe and eventually to all continents. Don Bosco died on January
31, 1888 and was declared a saint on April 1, 1934.