(ANS - Puerto Natales) - The community of Puerto Natales commemorated the centenary of the parish "Mary Help of Christians" on Sunday, 15 April.
(ANS - Rome) - Valdocco, the beating heart of the Salesian world; and the catacombs of San Callisto, a space rooted to the origins of Christianity, for decades entrusted to the care and responsibility of the Salesian Congregation, are both places of great spirituality and pilgrimage, and recently they have renewed their digital spaces, and now present their new websites.
(ANS - León) - The Rector Major began Thursday, 19 April, at the Don Bosco Institute of León, in the State of Guanajuato, where about a thousand students and other students of the "Niños Don Bosco" project received the message of the Salesian "good morning" by Fr Ángel Fernández Artime himself: "Continue to live this house with enthusiasm." Then, turning to the students of the institute, he added: "I am convinced that when you'll be in university ... or when, in a little while, you'll start working, you will continue to feel the years that you lived here, inside your heart."
The Philippines – Prayer and commitment for poor young people: the strength and joy of Br. Hopida
(ANS – Cebu City) – Br. Tony Hopida is a Salesian Coadjutor of the South Philippines Province (FIS). At 77 years of age, of which 58 as Salesian, he shares the richness of his Salesian, consecrated and lay identity.
April 1, 1934: Don Bosco, father and teacher of youthful holiness, declared saint
On 1 April, 84 years ago, then also Easter, Pope Pius XI proclaimed Saint Don Bosco a saint. Thus ended the long process of beatification and canonization, begun in Turin on 4 June 1890.
Hungary – DBYN’s Study session: Advocates for Education, Budapest 2018
(ANS – Budapest) – DBYN’s study session Advocates for Education took place from 8 April until 15 April 2018 in Budapest. 24 participants, 4 trainers and several experts from all over Europe came together to learn and teach about Human Rights based advocacy.
Ghana – A warm welcome, education, fraternal love: Salesian charism in action
(ANS - Accra) - Accra, the capital of Ghana, located on the Gulf of Guinea, is a metropolis of 5 million inhabitants. In its metropolitan area, at Ashaiman, the Salesians animate two houses. The presence of the spiritual Sons of Don Bosco in the country then develops through two other communities, namely in the locality of Sunyani, about 400 km north-west of the capital. In both cities, as well as in the new center of Tatale, the Salesians work at the service of children and young people, especially the most in need.