(ANS - Santa Tecla) - In 2015 a meaningful initiative was born regarding one of the fundamental topics of religious life: vocations. Adhering to this project were the Daughters of the Divine Savior (HDS), the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA) and the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), who wanted to join forces in the field of Vocational Animation (AVOCA) for Central America.
(ANS - Port Moresby) – ‘Let us cultivate the art of Listening’ is the theme of the first issue of the Salesian Bulletin of the vice-province of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. The encouragement of Fr Alfred Maravilla sdb, Provincial has stimulated the interest that the young PGS vice province needs to publish its own Salesian Bulletin. He constantly reminded us that the Salesian Bulletin is a means of contact between the members of the Salesian family, through which the Salesian charism is known and loved by its members as well as others. The PGS vice-province has thus committed resources for the Salesian Bulletin.
(ANS - Damascus) - In recent days, the capital city of Damascus has witnessed many security disturbances due to the war that has been going on for many years. The shells hit the residential neighborhoods, the streets and the various areas of the capital, continuously causing the death and injury of a large number of residents.
Italy - The experience of giving oneself: stories from the Civil Service
(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.
We all want to feel special and be considered by others
According to the theory of needs of the American psychologist Abraham Maslow, men and women are beings who have to satisfy a series of basic needs to survive, not only physical but also social.
Kenya - Communication for communion, Salesian Family as opportunity. Third day of the Team Visit
(ANS - Nairobi) - On the third day of the Visit to the Africa-Madagascar region, the debate focused on the current state of Social Communication and of collaboration with the Salesian Family.
Spain - Don Bosco's Preventive System relives in the film "Wonder"
(ANS - Madrid) - The film "Wonder", the story of little Auggie Pullman, a child with a facial deformation who faces the challenge of attending a public school for the first time, arrived in cinemas this past December.
During the film, which deals with the delicate issue of scholastic bullying, there is a clear resemblance to the Preventive System of Don Bosco and these ten sentences of the founder of the Salesians are proof of this.
MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR
JESUS IN THE ARMS OF THE HUMBLE AND THE POOR
Jesus continues to save humanity through our work, our self-giving, our good will. He continues to point out the road to us lest we lose our bearings and our way, and we always assist those who are growing weary, the humblest, the poorest, the least.