(ANS - Sesto San Giovanni) - To further the education of his boys Don Bosco made use of all the tools of his time and did all he could to ensure that his students were at the forefront of technical knowledge. Heirs of his resourcefulness, the Salesian institutes of Italy are now among the forerunners of the phenomenon of digitization in the school.
(ANS – Monrovia) – The Rector Major, Father Angel Fernandez Artime, concluded his two day visit to Liberia yesterday, February 4th. In the morning he celebrated the holy Eucharist in honour of Mary Help of Christians at Our Lady of Lebanon, St. Joseph’s Parish in Monrovia which has been looked after by the Salesians of Don Bosco from the time they set up their presence in Monrovia.
Fr. Sony Joseph Pottenplackal, SDB
(ANS – Accra) – On the 6th day of his landmark visit to West Africa English speaking province, Fr Ángel Fernandez Artime landed at Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana. With his secretary, Fr Horacio López, he was accompanied by the incoming and outgoing Provincials of AFW Province, Frs Michael Karikunnel and Jorge Crisafulli. Despite the late hour, the Provincial house community and other confreres turned out in numbers to meet them.
by Br. Samuel Job, SDB
Uruguay - Jope: "I'm interested in deepening my experience with the very poorest"
(ANS - Villa García) - Juan Pablo Castro, affectionately called "Jope," studies Medicine, wants his life to be more like the Gospel, and tries to meet Christ among the poorest. He decided to leave the comfort of his family home to go to the house of the "old man" in the colony of Villa García and live a year's experience in the footsteps of the man who has inspired him since his childhood: St. Francis of Assisi.
Put yourself in "someone else's shoes"
While in recent years the global scenario is increasingly characterized by a climate of widespread intolerance, where violence and xenophobia create a culture of division, in everyday life, within the family, with friends, in associations or groups, one the one hand we experience a need to live authentic relationships and on the other the sad truth of fatigue or of failure.
Colombia - Symphonic Band of "Niño Jesús" Salesian house on European tour
(ANS - Bogotá) - From July 12 to 28, the Symphonic Band of the "Niño Jesús" Salesian house in Bogotá is in Europe to take part in two world competitions and to perform several concerts. At both competitions, it has achieved great results.
RMG - "It's not the poor kids who ask for your charity, but Jesus himself." The best news you don't know
(ANS - Rome) - Millions of citizens from Europe and other Western countries are experiencing moments of great pessimism and anxiety, moments dominated by social tensions and uncertainty about the future. In this hazy scenario, the media forget important and positive events. There is one in particular that deserves mention: "the best news you don't know," according to the definition of Nicholas Kristof, the “New York Times” journalist.