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South Africa – “Moulding the next generation!”. Interview with Innocentia Vilakazi

(ANS – Johannesburg) – Innocentia Vilakazi is a Welding Instructor at “Don Bosco ...

Brazil - 19th Pilgrimage of Salesian Family in Aparecida

Aparecida, Brazil - August 17, 2019 – On August 17, under the theme "Holy Mother of God, pray ...

RMG - 25 August: 50th anniversary of Blessed Maria Troncatti's death

(ANS - Rome) - On 25 August 1969, in Sucúa (Ecuador), the airplane that was carrying Sister ...

Papua New Guinea - 25th anniversary of Parish of Mary Help of Christians

(ANS - Port Moresby) - The Parish of Mary Help of Christians in the district of Sabama, Port ...

Lebanon - Let's help future chefs!

(ANS - Al Fidar) - The Don Bosco Technique of Al Fidar is one of the area's few professional ...

Belgium - The story of Andy and Jef, Salesian missionaries

(ANS - Brussels) - Andy Jebarus and Jef Delporte are both Salesian missionaries. Andy went to ...

Myanmar - Seminar for translators of East Asia-Oceania Region starts today

(ANS - Anisakan) - The second Seminar for translators of the East Asia-Oceania Region begins today, ...

NEWS

(ANS - Anisakan) - The second Seminar for translators of the East Asia-Oceania Region begins today, 23 August, with Salesians and members of the Salesian Family of all the Region's Provinces participating. The Seminar's main objective is to assist, support and train Salesian translators in their ministry, not an easy one, but extremely important. The result emerging from this experience shall be contained in the draft of the future "Salesian Translators Handbook", the manual of the Salesian translator.

(ANS - Port Moresby) - The Parish of Mary Help of Christians in the district of Sabama, Port Moresby, celebrated the important milestone of its "Silver Jubilee", its 25th anniversary. The celebrations were held last August 18 at the Don Bosco church in Gabutu and had the following theme: "to grow, to serve and to renew".

(ANS - Bogotà) - From 15 to 18 August 2019, in the Leo XIII Salesian College, the First Congress of Salesian Spirituality was held. The event saw the participation of the Salesian Cooperators, the FMA, the Salesians and the various groups of the Salesian Family present in Colombia, for a total of 260 participants. The Congress was organized by the Inter-Provincial Joint Formation Commission.

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INTERVIEWS

EDITORIAL

  • Two types of desert advancing

    Whoever prophesies disasters has never been well received, even less so today. We are in an epoch where millions of people still believe in the myth that technology shall solve everything.

EVENTS

  • Brazil – UniSALESIANO inaugurates Community Life Center

    (ANS - Araçatuba-SP) - The institute of higher education "UniSALESIANO", in its headquarters in Araçatuba, Province of Brazil Campo Grande, inaugurated its Community Life Center this past Friday evening, August 9th. Intended for the academic community, it offers different spaces meant to foster a family atmosphere within the center. The ceremony was attended by various civil, ecclesiastical and Salesian authorities, including the Counselor for the America South Cone region, Fr Natale Vitali.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • RMG - 25 August: 50th anniversary of Blessed Maria Troncatti's death

    (ANS - Rome) - On 25 August 1969, in Sucúa (Ecuador), the airplane that was carrying Sister Maria Troncatti crashes shortly after take-off on the edge of that forest which for almost half a century was her "home of the heart", the location of her tireless donation among the Shuar people. Sister Maria thus lives her last flight: the one that takes her to Heaven! She was 86 years old at the time, years all spent on a gift of love. She wrote: "Of my religious missionary vocation, I am happier every day!"

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

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