Brazil - Rector Major meets BSP Provincial Council

Lorena, Brazil - October 18, 2017 - The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, and ...

RMG – Reflection on the Rosary

(ANS – Rome) – “My mother having been raised from the age of 5 to 14 in what ...

Czech Republic - Dialogue between the Rector Major and young people

(ANS - Brno) – One's own vocational journey, the current state of the Salesian charism ...

Spain - Youth Ministry and Family: a Congress that comes from afar

(ANS - Madrid) – Just slightly over a month to go to the start of the International ...

Colombia - A SYM that transforms lives

La Pintada-Antioquia, Colombia - October 2017 - From 11 to 14 October, the Campo Bosco 2017 was ...

South Korea – Korea's only Salesian parish: Guro 3 Dong

(ANS – Seoul) – The Catholic Church in Korea is grateful to God for the steadfast ...

Cuba - Commemorating venerable Fr Vandor on 38th anniversary of his passing

Santa Clara, Cuba - October 2017 - In the "Nuestra Señora del Carmen" parish, the same that ...

NEWS

(ANS - Mumbai) – While Fr Tom Uzhunnalil's return is celebrated in a rich and festive series of official appointments in the Indian state of Kerala, news of a prestigious tribute is announced, an honor to the Salesian missionary's work: the assignment of the "Mother Teresa Award 2017" for his "compassion" and "the dedication and commitment" of his work "in a place of great danger."

(ANS - Butare) - From September 13 to 15, Rango's "Don Bosco" Technical & Vocational Center, in Butare, Rwanda, and the local NGO "LUTI", organized an exhibition and a sales event to present the local products made by some of the vulnerable groups benefiting from their activities, the aim: to provide and guarantee a certain financial autonomy. The exhibition, organized in front of the local market, had the same vulnerable young people as protagonists and key players.

(ANS - Aibonito) - A few days after Hurricane Maria, the news of the catastrophe this natural disaster has caused in Puerto Rico continues to travel around the globe. The worst part, they say, was not the hurricane, but the floods, destruction and lack of communications. The authorities have warned that it may take months to restore the entire power grid and yet more months to restore infrastructure.

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INTERVIEWS

  • Czech Republic - Dialogue between the Rector Major and young people

    (ANS - Brno) – One's own vocational journey, the current state of the Salesian charism for Europe, the Salesian response to the challenges of migration ... Rector Major Fr Ángel Fernández Artime discussed this and other issues with the local youth in Brno a few weeks ago during his animation visit to the Czech Republic. Below, a few extracts from their conversation:

EDITORIAL

EVENTS

  • Spain - Youth Ministry and Family: a Congress that comes from afar

    (ANS - Madrid) – Just slightly over a month to go to the start of the International Youth Ministry and Family Congress being held in Madrid, Spain, from 27 November to 1 December, 2017. Preparations for the Congress - animated by the Youth Ministry Dicastery in the wake of the 2014 and 2015 Synods of Bishops on Family - has involved the entire Salesian Congregation over the past two years through a consultation of Provincial Councils on this important theme.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • South Korea – Korea's only Salesian parish: Guro 3 Dong

    (ANS – Seoul) – The Catholic Church in Korea is grateful to God for the steadfast growth of the past 50 years. Among South Korea's population of 53 million, there are 5.7 million baptized Catholic - 10.9% of the total population. Its 1,719 parishes and 740 mission stations are mainly ministered by the diocesan clergy - 4,264 priests. Religious and missionary society priests are only 898. Also, in Seoul, the capital city, with its 229 parishes and 1.5 million Catholics, there are only 3 parishes entrusted to the religious congregation – and only one of them, to the Salesians.

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

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