(ANS – Dalat) – The third full day of the Rector Major’s visit to Vietnam was quite a busy one. After early breakfast in Xuan Hiep Provincial House in HCM City, the successor of Don Bosco embarked on a full day journey with three stops - FMA Sisters Provincial House (HCM City, Tam Ha), Lien Khuong (Bao Loc Province) parish of Mary Help of Christians and finally the Blessed Michael Rua Post-novitiate community in Dalat City. The whole journey took about 15 hours.
(ANS - Mafinga) - Tanzania is considered the most beautiful place in the wild world. The Ngorongoro Crater, which is home to approximately 25,000 animals, is considered one of the most beautiful places to find lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and rhinos. Life there is beautiful with the beauty of nature and is enriched with the history of its people. In Tanzania, the Salesians started a mission in the Mafinga area in 1980, and they saw the need to open a house for 500 orphans.
(ANS – Xuan Hiep) – The last event of the Rector Major’s visit to the Provincial House in HCM City was the great Salesian Family encounter in the afternoon of February 22nd. About 900 participants were present from all groups of the Salesian Family: SDB, FMA, Don Bosco Past Pupils, FMA Past Pupils, VDB, SGC as well many Friends of Don Bosco, Parents of Salesians - especially of the numerous Salesian missionaries ad gentes working in all five continents - and some benefactors.
(ANS - Catania) - Don Bosco used to say, "do not put off to tomorrow the good you can do today, because maybe tomorrow you will not have time." There has never been a more appropriate phrase to describe what is happening with the Salesians of San Gregorio, near Catania, as they launch the project "A Strange Rainbow: all the colours of the invisible." It is a project to take care of foreign children in accordance with the canons of the Preventive System: education as a matter of the heart; reason, religion (according to their beliefs), and loving-kindness.
(ANS - Wasakentsa) - Edwin Fernando Cárdenas made his profession as a Salesian in 2013. When he completed his studies in Pedagogy and Philosophy, his superiors sent him for practical training and pastoral work to Wasakentsa, His testimony "My Day as a Young Salesian" recounts the experience of a Salesian as he enters pastoral ministry with enthusiasm and passion.