To familiarize the students with the concepts of youth ministry in the Congregation from its founding to the present and to train them in the formulation of an educative pastoral plan for youth ministry.
The Salesian Mission in the world today. The Charisimatic point of reference; Pedagogical Methodology, Salesian Youth Ministry; Educate by evangelising and to evangelise by educating; Community experience and animation; Holistic pastoral work. The teaching of the General Chapters 23, 24, 25, & 26. Educating Young People to the Faith; Salesian and Lay People : Communion and Sharing in the Spirit and Mission of Don Bosco; The Salesian Community Today; Da Mihi Animas Cetera Tolle. The Salesian Pastoral Works. Organised and Traditional Settings; Settings and Services that Meet the New Challenges; New Frontiers. A Working Model of the Salesian Youth Ministry. A Look at a Working Model in the Various Settings of Salesian Youth Ministry. The Salesian Educative Pastoral Plan (SEPP). Significant Aspects; Dimensions of SEPP; Educative-Pastoral Community; Setting up or Assessing the SEPP.
Baclig M.A.V. Salesian Youth Ministry – Made Simple. Rome, 2003; The Salesian Youth Ministry Department, Salesian Youth Ministry. A Basic Frame of Reference. Rome 2000; Vallabaraj J. Empowering the Young towards Fullness of Life. Bangalore, 2003; Vallabaraj J. Animating the Young. Bangalore 2005; Vecchi J.-Prellezo J.M. Progetto Educativo Pastorale – Elementi Modulari. Roma, 1984; Educating Young People to the Faith. Acts of the XXIII General Chapter of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Rome, 1990; Salesians and Lay People : Communion and Sharing in the Spirit and Mission of Don Bosco. Acts of the XXIV General Chapter of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Rome, 1996; The Salesian Community Today : Acts of the XXV General Chapter of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Rome, 2002; Da Mihi Animas Cetera Tolle : Acts of the XXVI General Chapter of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Rome, 2008.