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A Model Youth Worker

St. John Bosco inspires my university outreach.

By: Christine Laton

A Model Youth Worker: St. John Bosco inspires my university outreach. by Christine Laton

One woman's heart yearned for college students to catch fire with love for God. She found inspiration wtih St. John Bosco—a champion of the youth in Turin, Italy. His friendship and prayerful love for boys in trouble will intrigue anyone with a desire to reach young people.

As a group of parishioners prayed over me, I whispered to the Lord, “Align my heart with yours.” Almost instantly, images of a nearby...

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