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Who We Are

We, the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco, dedicate ourselves completely to young people, the poor, and women at risk.  Together with our collaborators and benefactors, we are responding to the profound hopes of today's youth through education and evangelization. True to our mission of forming good Christians and honest citizens, we have made a positive impact in society and are blazing a path for the future. 

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Salesian Family Day

Salesian Family Day

You are invited to participate in Salesian Family Day on Sunday, February 5, 2023 in San Antonio, TX!  Enjoy a presentation of the Strenna for 2023, experience a talent show, and celebrate the Mass with the Salesian Family.

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150th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrating 150 years of the foundation of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians!

From August 3rd - 6th, we lived four beautiful days celebrating our 150th anniversary! Check out some highlights from all of the festivities and stay tuned for more events coming up!

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Vocations

Is there a deep stirring within you to give yourself to God? Are you willing to allow God to use you as His instrument? Do you desire to bring the light of Christ by serving others? If so, you may be called to religious life.

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Support Our Mission

Thanks to the remarkable generosity of many benefactors, the Salesian Sisters continue to be a powerful force for good in society. Together we are making a difference by forming young people to be good Christians and honest citizens. Learn how can be a part of our mission that Our Blessed Mother entrusted to us.

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News & Events

Texas Salesian Family Day

You are invited to participate in Texas Salesian Family Day 2023! Enjoy a presentation of the Strenna for 2023, experience a talent show, and...Read more

Remembering Sr. Rita Bailey

Sr. Rita Bailey peacefully left us for paradise on the afternoon of December 31st, 2022. She passed away at the Provincial House in San...Read more

Mary Help of Christians School Alumni Reunion

Mary Help of Christians School in Laredo, TX had its humble beginnings in 1935 during a time when the Salesian Sisters were fleeing religious...Read more

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Mission at a Glance

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11,500 Salesian Sisters in the world, serving in 96 Countries

83 Sisters & 13 young ladies in formation to become Sisters in our Western Province

Serving youth in 9 Dioceses, 12 Parishes, and 9 Catholic schools

Mission Statement

We, the Salesian Sisters, Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, are a religious community of women founded by St. John Bosco and St. Mary Mazzarello. Our mission is: to provide Christian education and formation to the young, especially the poor, and women at risk; joyfully proclaim the Good News to all cultures; and promote the regeneration of a more just and humane society.