Youth Ministry

?

Shortcut

PrevPrev Article

NextNext Article

Larger Font Smaller Font Up Down Go comment Print Attachment
?

Shortcut

PrevPrev Article

NextNext Article

Larger Font Smaller Font Up Down Go comment Print Attachment

By Fr. Michal Vojtas, SDB

UPS - ROME


Reviving Don Bosco's Oratory

Salesian Youth Ministry, Leadership and Innovative Project Management

ed. 2017 (Jerusalem - STS Publication, Centro Studi Don Bosco - UPS, Rome)


Download:

Don Bosco - A living Harmony:

Michal_Vojtas_-_Don_Bosco_A_Living_Harmo.pdf




20171214_204310.jpg

Contents 

INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................9 


1. HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF THE SALESIAN YOUTH MINISTRY ....13


1.1 The Pastoral Echoes of Vatican II in the 19th General Chapter (1965) 14

1.1.1 General Chapter Methodology ............................................................................................ 14

1.1.2 Implications for the Youth Ministry ...................................................................................... 16 

1.1.3 Execution of Pastoral Conclusions and Recommendations ............................................... 18 


1.2 The Post-Vatican II and the Special General Chapter (1966-72) 21 

1.2.1 The Crisis and the Special General Chapter Preparations ................................................. 22 

1.2.2 Special General Chapter .................................................................................................... 25

1.2.3 Application of the SGC guidelines ...................................................................................... 27 


1.3 Educative and Pastoral Project Logic of Viganò and Vecchi (1978-90) 30 

1.3.1 SEPP as the Actualization of the Preventive System ......................................................... 31 

1.3.2 Salesian Educative and Pastoral Project as an Operational Tool ...................................... 33 

1.3.3 SEPP in the Youth Ministry Department Handouts (1978-80)............................................ 36 


1.4 Collaboration between the Youth Ministry Department and the UPS (1980-88) 45 

1.4.1 Seminar on “Planning Education Today with Don Bosco” .................................................. 46 

1.4.2 Publication of “Modular Elements of the Salesian Educational Project” ............................. 48

1.4.3 Conference on “Educative and Pastoral Practice and the Sciences of Education” ............ 51 

1.4.4 Evaluation of the SEPP implementation in the ‘80s ........................................................... 53


1.5 Consolidation of the SEPP (1990-2002) 56

1.5.1 GC23 and the Programmes of Education to the Faith ........................................................ 57

1.5.2 Revision of the Provincial SEPPs in the early ‘90s ............................................................. 60

1.5.3 Synthesis of the First Two Editions of the “Frame of Reference” (1998, 2000) ................. 65

1.5.4 “Planning Mentality” that Implies an Unsustainable Number of Projects (2002) ................ 70 

1.6 New Youth Ministry Challenges and Perspectives (2002-2014) 71 

1.6.1 “Planning Mentality” as a Broader Holistic Concept ........................................................... 72

1.6.2 Cereda and Domènech’s Method of Discernment .............................................................. 74

1.6.3 Changed Perspectives in the Third Edition of the “Frame of Reference” ........................... 76 

 

2. THEORETICAL BACKGROUNDS OF SALESIAN LEADERSHIP AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT


2.1 Curriculum Design Influences from Bobbitt through Tyler to Stenhouse 82

2.1.1 Product Model ..................................................................................................................... 84

2.1.2 Process Model .................................................................................................................... 91 

2.1.3 Research Model .................................................................................................................. 93 

2.1.4 Critical Evaluation of the Models of Curriculum Design ...................................................... 96 

2.2 Animation as a Theoretical Leadership Model 100 

2.2.1 Cultural Animation ............................................................................................................ 101 

2.2.2 Social Animation ............................................................................................................... 105

2.2.3 Animation Theories Critical Evaluation ............................................................................. 108

2.3 Management by Objectives and Beyond 110 

2.3.1 Management by Objectives .............................................................................................. 110

2.3.2 Critics of Management by Objectives ............................................................................... 112 

2.3.3 Change of Organizational Paradigm................................................................................. 117 


3. DON BOSCO IN THE ORATORY: PERMANENT RENEWAL CRITERION


3.1 Criterion for Vatican II Renewal Needed and Found 127

3.1.1 SGC’s Description of “Don Bosco in the Oratory” ............................................................ 129 

3.1.2 Criterion’s Application Contextualized .............................................................................. 131 

3.1.3 Further Applications of the Criterion Needed ................................................................... 134 

3.2 Consecrated Life and Organizational Research 136 

3.2.1 Consecrated Leadership as a Universal Model ................................................................ 136

3.2.2 Comparative Studies between Consecrated and Secular Settings .................................. 138

3.2.3 Leadership Theories Applied to Consecrated Life ............................................................ 140 

3.2.4 Other Organizational Studies Written by SDBs or FMAs ................................................. 142 

3.3 Don Bosco’s Leadership and Management 144 

3.3.1 The Various “Worlds” in the Life of Don Bosco ................................................................ 145 

3.3.2 Don Bosco’s Childhood and Formation (1815-1841) ....................................................... 150

3.3.3 Encounter with the Reality of the Young in Turin (1841-1846) ......................................... 156 

3.3.4 Development of the Oratory and the Adjoined House (1846-1863) ................................. 161 

3.3.5 Collegialization, Foundations and Missions (1863-1888) ................................................. 166

3.3.6 The Preventive System, Leadership and Management.................................................... 174 

3.4 Conclusion: Leadership – Management Synergy in Don Bosco 180 


4. INNOVATION OF SALESIAN LEADERSHIP AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT


4.1 Dialogue with Organizational Theories 183 

4.1.1 Criteria for the Selection of Organizational Models .......................................................... 183 

4.1.2 Peter M. Senge’s Organizational Learning ....................................................................... 187 

4.1.3 Stephen R. Covey’s Principle-Centered Ethical Leadership ............................................ 193 

4.1.4 Otto C. Scharmer’s “Vocational” Theory Linked to Second Senge and Covey ................ 199 

4.1.5 Evaluation of Selected Models ......................................................................................... 205

4.2 Integral Methodological Framework 208

4.2.1 Knowing the Whole ........................................................................................................... 209

4.2.2 Enacting the Whole ........................................................................................................... 213

4.3 Virtues of Salesian Leader-Manager 218 4.3.1 Dynamic Fidelitty....................................... 220

4.3.2 Call Discernment............................................................................................................... 225

4.3.3 Operational Consistency ................................................................................................... 232 

4.3.4 Abundance Mentality ........................................................................................................ 238 

4.3.5 Generative Accompaniment ............................................................................................. 245 

4.3.6 Synergic Integration .......................................................................................................... 252 

4.4 Process of an Integral and Transformational Project Management 258 

4.4.1 Don Bosco’s “Project Methodology” ................................................................................. 260

4.4.2 Integral SEPP Methodology .............................................................................................. 263 

4.4.3 Stage 1: Described Situation ............................................................................................ 266

4.4.4 Stage 2: Communitarian Interpretation ............................................................................. 267

4.4.5 Stage 3: Embraced Vocation ............................................................................................ 270

4.4.6 Stage 4: Experimented Vision .......................................................................................... 273 

4.4.7 Stage 5: Operational Planning .......................................................................................... 275 

4.4.8 Application of the SEPP Integral Methodology ................................................................. 278 


 

 

APPENDIX 1 – SDB GENERAL CHAPTERS (1958-2014) ........................... 284 

APPENDIX 2 – THEORIES, THEIR EVOLUTION AND RELATIONS ........... 285 

APPENDIX 3 – FEEDBACK FROM A PILOT PROJECT .............................. 286 

INDEX ............................................................................................................ 288 

LIST OF SCHEMES ....................................................................................... 295 

BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................................ 296 

CONTENTS .................................................................................................... 



Cover - Back

20171214_204317.jpg





  1. No Image

    FIN - Salesian Youth and Animators' Gathering (SYNAG)

    Mabalacat, Pampanga, 15 January 2018—“Let your light shine!”— the battle cry of every Salesian Youth and Animators’ Gathering (SYNAG). SYNAG is held twice every academic year. It is a gathering the presidents and animators of the youth group...
    Date2018.01.28 ByJoebeth Views32
    Read More
  2. EAO Youth Ministry Delegates Meeting in Vietnam (November 20187) - Minutes of the Meeting

    EAO Youth Ministry Delegates Meeting in Vietnam (November 20187) - Minutes of the Meeting
    Date2018.01.28 ByJoebeth Views35
    Read More
  3. Young People: Listen-Accompany-Discern (SF Spirituality Days 2018)

    Turin, 36th Salesian Family Spirituality Days  Strenna 2018 'LISTEN AND ACCOMPANY THE YOUNG PEOPLE' January 18-21 STRENNA 2018 - Commento ENG.docx (Official commentary to the Strenna 2018 - Rector Major, 20 pages) Eusebio Munoz-Int...
    Date2018.01.20 Byvaclav Views245
    Read More
  4. 2018 - Year of the Young

    Year of the Young - 2018 Australia AUL-Synod 2018 response.pdf Papua New Guinea - Solomon Islands Pastoral Letter on YOUTH s.pdf Pastoral Letter PGS Action plan 2018.pdf Hong Kong Hong Kong-Year of the Young 2018.docx ...
    Date2018.01.10 Byvaclav Views98
    Read More
  5. Reviving Don Bosco's Oratory - YM, Leadership and Innovative Project Management

    By Fr. Michal Vojtas, SDB UPS - ROME Reviving Don Bosco's Oratory Salesian Youth Ministry, Leadership and Innovative Project Management ed. 2017 (Jerusalem - STS Publication, Centro Studi Don Bosco - UPS, Rome) Download: Don B...
    Date2017.12.15 Byvaclav Views89
    Read More
  6. EAO 2017 Youth Ministry delegate formation

    Vietnam, November 11-14, 2017 Youth Ministry and Social Communcation Framework of Salesian Youth Ministry 1 2 @ @ 10 11 12 13 1414 18
    Date2017.11.13 Byvaclav Views279
    Read More
  7. Educative Pastoral Plan (Salesian EPP) - good practices

    Salesian Educative - Pastoral Plan (SEPP) 1. FIN (2017) SEPP under construction - good model  FIN-SEPP 2017 Missions.pdf 1a. FIN - SEPP (specific part: missionary animation) FIN-SEPP-Mission Animation 2017.docx 2. THA - Cambo...
    Date2017.07.12 Byvaclav Views285
    Read More
  8. Pope Francis listens to the Young (Synod 2018)

    Letter synod EAO150617.pdf   >>>> Download for the EAO Youth Ministry Teams Letter of SDB Rector Major (July 24, 2017) >>>>                       Download: 2017.07.24 - Lettera del RM sul Sinodo ENG.docx In the context of this lett...
    Date2017.06.16 Byvaclav Views403
    Read More
  9. Macau Bosco Youth Service Network

    Macau (China province CIN) Bosco Youth Service Network Annual report 2016 For download: 2016 BYS Annual Report.pdf
    Date2017.06.07 Byvaclav Views152
    Read More
  10. Family Ministry - 2017 International Congress Madrid

    FOR DOWNLOAD:  YM and FAMILY_ENGLISH presentation.pdf  >>> CONGRESS MADRID 2017 20160622 Lettre Fabio ENG.docx >>>>>> CONGRESS PREPARATION Family Congress - Web start.doc (ENG)  >>>>>  CONGRESS WEBSITE Avvio_del_sito_web ITA.docx  (ITA...
    Date2017.03.31 Byvaclav Views167
    Read More
  11. Listen to the Young: Synod of Bishops 2018

    SYNOD OF BISHOPS 2018: YOUTH - FAITH -VOCATION DISCERNMENT Path of the Church - Path of the Congregation 2018 SYNOD: Talk of Fr. Fabio  20170507 SINODO INCONTRO III Parte FABIO ATTARD ENG.docx 2018 SYNOD: Lineamenta: 2018 Y...
    Date2017.01.19 Byvaclav Views638
    Read More
  12. The Way of Light - Via Lucis

    The Way of Light ' VIA LUCIS' Basilica of Don Bosco - Becchi (Colle Don Bosco)  Italy History - Background - Meaning: for download  The Way of Light-ENG.docx - plain text Via Lucis ENG.docx  - text and photos Way of light publicatio...
    Date2016.01.04 Byvaclav Views1323
    Read More
  13. The Way of the Youth

    THE WAY OF THE YOUTH according  (Via Biblica Giovanile) by Frs. Kruczek, SDB (Poland - Krakow Province, PLS) 6. Jeremiah - call or vocation of the prophet 13. Multiplication of the lunch box of the young man 14 station...
    Date2016.01.04 Byvaclav Views129
    Read More
  14. EAO - Salesian Youth Ministry 2015

    EAO - Regional encounter of the Youth Ministry Delegates  Seoul, November 10-13, 2015 Materials for download: Minutes 10 November EAO.docx Minutes 11 November EAO.docx Minutes 12 November EAO.docx Minutes 13 November EAO.docx Vo...
    Date2015.12.10 Byvaclav Views88
    Read More
  15. Framework of Salesian Youth Ministry

    Salesian Youth Ministry Framework (ed. 2014) FOR DOWNLOAD from the official website http://donboscosym.org/material/frame-reference_eng_part3/ (ENGLISH) EAO translation: so far only THAI version published (June 2015) The...
    Date2015.07.12 Byvaclav Views1127
    Read More
  16. FIS + CIN: Vocation culture 2015

    CIN-school vocation ministry Cheung Joseph.doc  Provincial Community of FIS province prepared in last school year 2014-2015 wonderful  Provincial Assembly about  the promotion of VOCATION CULTURE.   The whole process from the survey u...
    Date2015.06.12 Byvaclav Views5664
    Read More
Board Pagination Prev 1 2 Next
/ 2