Michael T Winstanley is a Salesian of Don Bosco. He is a graduate of the Salesian Pontifical University (Rome) and London University. He lectured in biblical studies at Ushaw College, Durham for seventeen years. He has given retreats in many countries, throughout the world and been involved in a variety of adult education programmes. For twelve years he worked with the Salesian Volunteers at Savio Retreat House in Bollington. He was Provincial of the Salesians of Don Bosco, in Great Britain for twelve years.