Saint Francis de Sales and Saint John Bosco have been chosen as exemplars of “priests who became saints” in the Year for Priests. Along with the great Jesuit missionary St.Francis Xavier, and St.Peter Julian Eymard, the founder of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, the Salesian patron and the founder of the Salesian Society, are the four saints whose priestly ministries are described in a resource for a special ‘Novena for Priests’ being held in the Archdiocese of Adelaide.
Archbishop Philip Wilson wrote to parishes and diocesan agencies,
In this Year for Priests, I ask that all the people of the Archdiocese of
The Salesians of Don Bosco have been present in the Adelaide Archdiocese since 1943, and are located at