14 June

1939: SOMMARIVA BOSCO (Cuneo), I, Shrine of the “B. V. Maria di S. Giovanni”

The confreres, knowing that the diverse gifts of the Spirit are for the common good, work at their tasks in unity of thought, action and in a friendly way so as to form an educational family totally and unanimously committed to youth”.

(Const. 48)

12 June

1983: RIO DE JANEIRO, (BR), “São Jorge” parish

The apostolic sensitivity and the choice of living in contact with youth will lead the confreres to undertake courageous initiatives and appropriate adaptations so that the educational activity may be constantly fruitful”.

(Const. 46)

11 June

Community life will thereby reflect the mysterious unity of the Trinity, and at the same time, in a visible way, the mystery of the Church, the mystical body of Christ.  It will show people that the Lord is present when they are united in his name”.

(Const. 27)

10 June

The Congregation, being aware of the signs of the times and adapting itself to the changing needs of people and places, will offer in its institutions and through its activities a home and a family to the young people who do not have one, the chance for study and preparation for a job, a place for their free time, an atmosphere of education and above all a centre for evangelization and Christian life”.

(Const. 46)