(ANS - Rimini) - It was the end of the 1970s. Among several friends of Rimini who shared the Christian experience the desire was born to meet, know and bring to Rimini all that was good in the culture of the time. Thus the Meeting for friendship among peoples was born. A meeting between people of different faiths and cultures. A place of friendship where peace and friendship among peoples can be built. Since then, every year, prominent political figures, business managers, representatives of religions and cultures, intellectuals and artists, athletes and protagonists of the world scene come together in Rimini for the Meeting.
(ANS - Kigali) - In recent days, ten students accompanied by four young and enthusiastic teachers from the Don Bosco College of Zwijnaarde, Belgium, spent ten unforgettable days at Don Bosco Muhazi, in Rwanda, where they had time to interact with the local community and to discover the surrounding natural environment.
South Africa – “Moulding the next generation!”. Interview with Innocentia Vilakazi
(ANS – Johannesburg) – Innocentia Vilakazi is a Welding Instructor at “Don Bosco Educational Projects” in Ennerdale. Her job is a male-dominated occupation, but Innocentia has a message for all young South African women who, like her, cultivate a passion: “Always remember your worth”.
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.
Myanmar – Love of God for the people and Nations of Asia
(ANS – Yangon) – On the Feast Day of the Assumption of Mary (15 August), Cardinal Charles Bo, SDB, published his passionate and personal reflection on the “Love of God for the people and Nations of Asia”.
MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR
THREE STOLES, THREE WONDERFUL STORIES and a heart that doesn’t forget
I want to carve into my memory and yours the inestimable value of every human encounter, however brief or lengthy, deep or quick it might be. If it is a human encounter, it is always special and we have to make it special. We will have a much better life if we live it this way.