Italy - Provincial secretaries from around the globe receive the Rector Major's "Good Night"

Rome, Italy - August 2017 - On Thursday, August 17, Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández ...

Thailand – EAO and South Asia Regions Seminar on Initial Proclamation

(ANS – Sam Phran) – The Missionary Animation and Formation Seminar: “Initial ...

Sierra Leon - Rain, flood, dead, missing: Don Bosco Fambul will host needy children

(ANS - Freetown) - Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leon, lies between the mountains and the sea, in ...

RMG - Meeting of Provincial Secretaries

(ANS - Rome) - One of the main figures accompanying the Provincials in their service of animation ...

Italy - Confronto SYM 2017 Meet: sent as protagonists of Don Bosco's vision, passion and mission

(ANS - Castelnuovo Don Bosco) – Recharging oneself of Don Bosco's spirit and transmitting it ...

Paraguay - Procession in Don Bosco's honor

Fuerte Olimpo, Paraguay - August 16, 2017 – To celebrate the 202th anniversary of Don Bosco's ...

Italy - Don Bosco's relic, Fr Attard: "It is not spiritualism, but a projection towards the sacred"

(ANS - Castelnuovo Don Bosco) - The relic of Don Bosco, stolen last 2 June and recovered after a ...

NEWS

(ANS - Freetown) - Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leon, lies between the mountains and the sea, in a country with the entire continent's highest rate of annual precipitation. The rainy season on Sierra Leon's capital is very long and therefore it is not surprising that the city is accustomed to flooding. But the rains that hit the city on Monday, August 14, have caused nearly 400 deaths, hundreds of people missing, death and desolation everywhere. What are the Salesians doing in this situation? As during the Ebola epidemic, they are among the first to respond, and now commit themselves to accompanying the children affected.

(ANS – New Delhi) – A census on migrants in India recently estimated that 450 million people migrate to cities in a bid to make a better living. Migrants are not always welcome and struggle to gain a foothold in their new environment. Institutions like Bosco Enhancement Services for Tribals (BEST) look to raise the profile of migrants to provide skills to enhance their employability.  

(ANS - Rome) - One of the main figures accompanying the Provincials in their service of animation and government is that of the Provincial Secretary. In order to deepen the role and the specific contribution to the life of the Salesian Provinces and Vice-Provinces, the First Meeting of the Provincial Secretaries is currently in progress.

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INTERVIEWS

EDITORIAL

EVENTS

  • Thailand – EAO and South Asia Regions Seminar on Initial Proclamation

    (ANS – Sam Phran) – The Missionary Animation and Formation Seminar: “Initial Proclamation and the Salesian Mission” is being held this week from August 14 to August 20 in Ban Than Praphon (FMA retreat house), Sam Phran, Thailand. Every six years, the Mission Sectors of SDB and FMA prepare a Seminar for their provincial-level missionary animators.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ishara's story, a boy in the street

    (ANS - Bukavu) - In their message of last May 13, the Bishops of Northern and Southern Kivu, members of the Provincial Episcopal Assembly of Bukavu, once again denounced: "The number of street children are growing at an alarming rate." The Salesians active in Bukavu, such as Fr Piero Gavioli, deal with this situation on a daily basis: not statistical data, but real children, innocent victims. On the example of their founder, the Children of Don Bosco still succeed in giving hope, dignity and opportunities for the future.

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

  • OUR SUMMER IN MARY’S NAME

    “It is she who has done everything” Don Bosco used to say. “i am convinced that the blessed mother continues to do everything.”

    It is she who gives us Jesus, and by her presence, her closeness, and her help urges us all to live always with great faith

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