When was Saint Don Bosco canonized?
John Bosco was canonized on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934.
John Bosco was an Italian priest who lived in the 1800s. He was a teacher, and was known for his many acts of kindness towards the poor; in 1929, he was canonized by the Catholic Church, and is called Saint John Bosco. His real name was John, but you may have heard him called Don Bosco. In this case, "Don" is not short for Donald; Don is an honorary title, meant to show respect. It…
John Bosco began educating young street boys in Turin, Italy, to distract them from a life of crime and give them a good basic knowledge of their faith. He also taught them skills for various jobs and helped them find gainful employment. He went on to form the Salesians of John Bosco which founded similar schools around the world.