St. John Bosco's The Preventive System
Bosco's capability to attract numerous boys and adult helpers was connected to his "Preventive System of Education". He believed education
to be a "matter of the heart" and said that the boys must not only be loved, but know that they are loved. He also pointed to three components of the Preventive System: reason, religion and kindness. Music
also went into the mix.
Bosco gained a reputation
early on of being a saint and miracle
worker. For … [More]