Italy – Websites of Valdocco and Catacombs of San Callisto renewed

(ANS - Rome) - Valdocco, the beating heart of the Salesian world; and the catacombs of San ...

Chile - 100th Anniversary Celebration of Mary Help of Christians parish in Puerto Natales

(ANS - Puerto Natales) - The community of Puerto Natales commemorated the centenary of the ...

Mexico - Rector Major: "We are sharing a precious mission for young people"

(ANS - León) - The Rector Major began Thursday, 19 April, at the Don Bosco Institute of ...

Uganda - Pastoral activities in Palabek Refugee Camp

Palabek, Uganda - April 2018 – Here the pastoral activities are led by Fr Ubaldino Andrade, ...

Hungary – DBYN’s Study session: Advocates for Education, Budapest 2018

(ANS – Budapest) – DBYN’s study session Advocates for Education took place ...

Venezuela - A country without a future: but the Salesians remain alongside the population

(ANS - Caracas) - "I have eight children and I cannot even go to protest, because if they kill me ...

Argentina - Central Commission meets to prepare VIII International Congress of Mary Help of ...

Buenos Aires, Argentina - April 2018 - On April 14, the Central Commission of preparation for the ...

(ANS - Aleppo) - "We Christians believe and know that the resurrection of Christ is the true hope of the world ... Today we ask for the fruits of peace for the whole world, beginning with the beloved and beseiged Syria, whose population is exhausted by a war that sees no end." This is what the Pope said in his recent Easter Urbi et Orbi message. In that beloved and martyred land, among an exhausted people, the Salesians continue to be sowers of comfort and makers of peace.

(ANS – Lilongwe) – Don Bosco Youth Center in Lilongwe, Malawi, has become a symbol of youth empowerment through sporting activities as well as vocational and technical education. The center conducts motivational evening talks for spiritual and moral growth, according to an article in the Nyasa Times. The article also notes that the Don Bosco Youth Center also provides leadership training for youth with the aim of equipping them with skills in leading and motivating other youth toward positive behavior and social change in their respective communities.

(ANS - Schio) - "The oratory can no longer be what it was fifty years ago, because society has changed. Once the only proposals - cinema, sport, music - were ours, today they are secular activities. Therefore, either we plan an attractive offer, or we close." Fr Alberto Maschio, a 58-year-old Salesian, the last four spent in reviving the Salesian oratory in Schio, has some very clear ideas.

(ANS - Macerata) – Here are six girls actively trying to improve the world from their own neighborhood, convinced that in giving oneself there is nothing but gain: Federica, Mercy, Silvia, Cecilia, Anna and Elena. All have decided to participate in the Civil Service projects of the Salesians of Macerata.

(ANS - Buenos Aires) - In the first part of 2017 the "Global Plan of Provincial Courtyard Formation" was presented, part of the process of provincial resignification, which invited Salesians, lay collaborators and the Salesian Family to operate while maintaining the courtyard at its core for its charism and as a meeting place.

(ANS - Madrid) - Fr Santiago Dominguez is the Coordinator of the Salesian Youth Centers of Spain and also of his Province "Spain-Saint James Major" (SSM). In this interview he tells us what his work consists of: being among the young people attending the Youth Centers and the Oratories and sharing a lot of time with them, as well as representing the Confederation of Youth Centers in various socio-political forums, and of his work, more specifically, as Secretary General of the Platform for Children.

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  • 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.


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