Super Saints Podcast

Saint John Bosco Episode 17

January 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 17
Super Saints Podcast
Saint John Bosco Episode 17
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Super Saints Podcast
Saint John Bosco Episode 17
Jan 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 17
Steve Bailey


Saint John Bosco was gifted with many dreams, visions and prophecies, during his lifetime. Actually, it’s very difficult to distinguish between them. We believe, his dreams were prophetic visions. There is a great deal of accuracy attached to Don Bosco’s visions, both for his time and for the Church of today. Penny and I always open our talks by focusing on one vision of Don Bosco’s in particular. We’ll talk about it later in the chapter. He actually became very famous, while he was still living, for the dreams, visions and prophecies he was given. In 1858, Pope Pius IX1ordered Don Bosco to write down all his dreams “word for word”, for the posterity of the community. Don Bosco experienced his first dream at age nine. He wrote it down in his autobiography. It impressed him so much, he never forgot it. Years later, he could recount the dream exactly as it had happened. In his own words,

Reference: This article is based on the Life of Saint John Bosco in Bob and Penny Lord's book, "Saints and other Powerful Men in the Church." Published by Journeys of Faith.

Saint John Bosco books and dvds

Contact Steve Bailey
Stevebaileymusic7@gmail.com

Show Notes


Saint John Bosco was gifted with many dreams, visions and prophecies, during his lifetime. Actually, it’s very difficult to distinguish between them. We believe, his dreams were prophetic visions. There is a great deal of accuracy attached to Don Bosco’s visions, both for his time and for the Church of today. Penny and I always open our talks by focusing on one vision of Don Bosco’s in particular. We’ll talk about it later in the chapter. He actually became very famous, while he was still living, for the dreams, visions and prophecies he was given. In 1858, Pope Pius IX1ordered Don Bosco to write down all his dreams “word for word”, for the posterity of the community. Don Bosco experienced his first dream at age nine. He wrote it down in his autobiography. It impressed him so much, he never forgot it. Years later, he could recount the dream exactly as it had happened. In his own words,

Reference: This article is based on the Life of Saint John Bosco in Bob and Penny Lord's book, "Saints and other Powerful Men in the Church." Published by Journeys of Faith.

Saint John Bosco books and dvds

Contact Steve Bailey
Stevebaileymusic7@gmail.com

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